EC Enforces Election Code of Conduct from Today

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EC Enforces Election Code of Conduct from Today

September 28: The Election Commission has enforced the election code of conduct, 2079 BS (2022) starting from today in view of the upcoming elections of the House of Representatives and the Province Assembly.  The voting for the twin elections will be taking place on November 20, Sunday in a single phase.    
According to the state-owned national news agency RSS, the Election Commission has directed the government at all three levels to make necessary arrangements for the implementation of the code of conduct.    

The Election Commission has issued a 60-point instruction to the parties in order to ensure that the polls are held in a free and fair manner.

The commission has asked the parties to use separate bank accounts for the election and to inform the commission about the persons who use the account. The election candidates have been instructed to submit their tentative expenditure plans along with their nomination letters.

The government, ministers, province government and ministers, constitutional bodies and office-bearers, the government bodies at all three levels and officials there, local executive and its members, employees at the federal, province and local levels have been instructed to implement and abide by the code of conduct.    
The code of conduct is also applicable for the security bodies, security officials and employees, government, semi-government and public offices and employees, political parties and their sister organisations, election candidates and people concerned, political parties and election representative of candidates, vote counting representatives and any person holding public posts.    


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