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Islamabad the 7th March, 2013


            No.F.9(1)/2013-Cord (3)., In pursuance of clause (5) of Article 224 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan read with sections 10 and 77 of the Senate (Election) Act, 1975 (Act No. LI of 1975), the Election Commission of Pakistan hereby calls upon the Members of the Provincial Assembly of Balochistan to elect to the Senate a Member from that Province against a General Seat, which has fallen vacant, due to resignation tendered by Senator Nawabzada Mir Haji Lashkari Raisani and fixes in relation thereto, the following dates for the nomination of candidates, the scrutiny of nomination papers, last date for withdrawal of candidature and for the taking of the poll at the place noted below:



Public Notice inviting Nomination Papers

08-03-2013 (Friday)


Nomination of candidates

11-03-2013 & 12-03-2013

(Monday & Tuesday)

(Between 0900 hours and 1600 hours)


Scrutiny of nomination papers

12-03-2013 & 13-03-2013

(Wednesday & Thursday)

(From 1000 hours to 1600 hours)


Last date for filing appeals, if any, against rejection of Nomination Papers (under Section 13(5) of the Senate (Election) Act, 1975)

15-03-2013 (Friday)

(From 0900 hours to 1600 hours)


Disposal of appeals against Rejection of nomination papers




Last date for withdrawal of candidature

19-03-2013 (Tuesday)

(Between 0900 hours and 1400 hours)


Publication of list of contesting candidates




Polling Day

27-03-2013 (Wednesday)

 (From 0900 hours to 1600 hours)


Place of Poll

Provincial Assembly Building, Quetta.


By order of the Election Commission of Pakistan.


(Shabbir Ahmed)

Deputy Director (Cord)