ECP deadline for parliamentarians to submit annual asset's details

ECP deadline for parliamentarians to submit annual asset's details

ISLAMABAD (APP):The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has directed the Members of Parliament and Provincial Assemblies to submit details of annual statement of Assets and Liabilities of their spouses and dependents for year 2015-16 by September 30.

Members of the Senate, National Assembly and Provincial Assemblies of Punjab, Sindh, Khyber Paktunkkwa and Balochistan are required to submit the assets information to the Election Commission Secretariat, said spokesman of ECP.

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According to the spokesman, submission of annual statement of assets and liabilities of parliamentarians and their dependents is a mandatory requirement under Section 42A of the Representation of the People Act 1976 and Section 25A of the Senate (Elections) Act 1975.

The prescribed forms are available, free of cost, from the Election Commission Secretariat, Islamabad and offices of Provincial Election Commissioners in each Province.

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Forms are also being sent to the Senate Secretariat, National Assembly Secretariat and Secretariats of all the four Provincial Assemblies for facility of Members.

Prescribed forms can also be downloaded from the ECP's Website i.e.,spokesman told.