Elections likely to be delayed over amendment to delimitation law

ISLAMABAD: The coming common elections are likely to be delayed because the constitutional amendment pertaining to recent delimitation of constituencies may just now not be authorized within the Senate.

Sources stated that once the census the invoice in regards to the delimitation may just now not be authorized within the Senate to this point. Also, the invoice in spite of being at the time table may just now not be tabled within the Senate consultation the previous day. In this connection, the federal government had already asked cooperation from the opposition.

Under the Election Act, recent delimitation of constituencies is a constitutional duty following the inhabitants census, resources within the election fee stated.

The distribution of seats within the provinces after the census could also be a constitutional responsibility underneath the Election Act, they added.

Five months are required for delimitation whilst beneath the law a document on election preparation has to be submitted within the parliament by 2018.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *