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 Islamabad, the 2nd January, 2013


                        No.F.8(25)/2012-Cord.- In exercise of powers under section 86A of the Representation of the People Act, 1976 (LXXXV of 1976), the Election Commission hereby authorizes the District Returning Officer, Returning Officer and Assistant Returning Officer appointed for Bye-Election in Constituency No. PK-22 Charsadda-VI and the Presiding Officers appointed for each Polling Station of the said Constituency, to exercise the powers of a Magistrate of the First Class under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898) on the 15th January, 2013, the day appointed for polling for Bye-Election, in respect of the offences punishable under section 80, section 82A, section 83, section 84, section 85, section 86 and section 87 of the Representation of the People Act, 1976 and to take cognizance of any such offence under any of the clauses of sub-section (1) of section 190 of the said Code of Criminal Procedure and to try any such offence in a summary way in accordance with the provisions of the said Code, relating to summary trials.


By order of the Election Commission of Pakistan.




(Zafar Iqbal Hussain)

Deputy Secretary (Elections)