July 15, 2019

N O T I C E

ANNUAL ELECTION FOR THE YEAR 2019-20

It is hereby notified for all concern that Annual Election of Abbottabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry; License No. 235 granted under the Trade Organization Act, 2013 is scheduled to be held for the following posts:

Sl. No. Description/Composition No. of Posts
1. Executive Members 18  +  (3 seats are reserved for women)
2. President 1
3. Senior Vice President 1
4. Vice President 1
Total 21

NOTE – 1.       18 male and 3 female members have to contest election as Executive Members. President, Senior Vice President and Vice President will be elected amongst the elected Executive Members.

  1. The members will cast their votes personally as no proxy/postal ballot is allowed.
  2. Any firm/company/office has only ONE vote
  1. Election schedule and nomination form can be received from Chamber Office FREE of cost.

MUHAMMAD ASLAM

Secretary General, ACCI

July 15, 2019

ELECTION SCHEDULE OF

ABBOTTABAD CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

 FOR THE YEAR  2019-20

In compliance with trade Organization Rule 14 and Memorandum and Article of Association of Abbottabad Chamber of Commerce & Industry bearing License No. 235 granted under the Trade Organization Act 2013, the Executive Committee has approved the election for the year 2019-20 in its meeting held on July 11, 2019, as enumerated below:

S. No. Activity Time Period Date
1 The Secretary General shall Display Election Schedule on notice board of the ACCI and also on the website of the Chamber and submit a copy of Regulator Within two days of the approval of election schedule By 15th July 2019 Monday)
2 The member of the chamber desiring to change their representative shall intimate changes regarding name of representative to the Secretary General along with necessary proof. Within 3 days of the announcement of election schedule By 18th   July, 2019 (Saturday)
3 The Secretary General shall display the provisional list of all member eligible to vote along with their National Tax Registration Number, Sales Tax Registration if applicable and with the name, national identity card number of their representative at Notice Board and website of the chamber Within 7 days of the announcement of election schedule By 28th July, 2019 (Thursday)
4 The member who have any objection to the entries/changes in the list of voters shall send their objections in writing to the Secretary General Within 7 days of the issuance of voter list By 25th July, 2019 (Saturday)
5 The Secretary General will intimate action on the objection or charges send by members Within 5 days from the last days of the proceeding clause By 30th July, 2019 (Tuesday)
6 Any member aggrieved by the decision of the Secretary General, taken in the proceeding clause, may make a representation to the Election Commission, ACCI Within 3 days By 2nd  Aug, 2019  (Friday)
HOLIDAYS ON 3RD & 4TH AUGUST, 2019
7 The Election Commission, ACCI will decide the representation Within 3 days By 7th Aug, 2019 (Wednesday)
HOLIDAYS ON 10TH AND 11TH AUG, 2019
8 Any person aggrieved with in the decision of the Election Commission, ACCI or where the Commission fails to decide the representation within the stipulated time may appeal to the Regulator, and decision of the Regulator in this regard shall be final. Appeal Within 3 days of the decision of Election Committee By 12th Aug, 2019 (Monday)
9 The Regulator shall decide the case, whose decision in this regard shall be final. Within 11 days of the decision of the Committee By  23RD  Aug, 2019 (Friday)
HOLIDAYS ON 24 & 25 AUG, 2019
10 The final list of the voters shall be displayed at Notice Board and at website of the chamber and shall also be submitted to the Regulator. Within 2 days of the proceeding clause By 27th August, 2019 (Thursday)
11 Nomination Papers will be issued from 9.00 a.m. to 1:00p.m., to contest the Election of Executive Body. By 28TH  August, 2019 (Wednesday)
HOLIDAYS ON 31 AUG & 01ST SEP, 2019
12 Any person who is eligible to contest the Election for the vacant posts of the member executive committee shall submit his nomination papers to the Secretary General on the prescribed form in accordance with the Articles of Association or Rules of the Chamber. In the same manner women entrepreneurs desiring to contest the election for the women reserved seats in the Executive Committee will submit nomination papers. Within 4 days of the issuance of final list of  voters By 2nd Sept, 2019 (Monday)
13 The Election Commission, ACCI will issue final list of candidates for the election of Executive Committee member who are eligible to participate in the election Within 2 days By 4th  Sept, 2019 (Wednesday)
14 The objections, if any to the nomination of the candidates can be filed to the Election Commission within 1 day of issuance of the list of candidates, which shall be decided by the Election Commission. Within 1 day By 5th Sept, 2019 (Thursday)
HOLIDAYS ON 7&8 SEPT, 2019
15 Decision of Election Commission. By 9th Sept, 2019 (Monday)
16 Any candidate aggrieved by the decision of the Election Commission may file an appeal to the Regulator within two days. This shall be decided by the Regulator within 05 days. Within 2 days By 11th Sept, 2019 (Wednesday)
17. Decision of Regulator TO Within 5 days By 16th Sept, 2019  (Monday)
Within two days of the decision of the Regulator the Election Commission shall issue the final list of candidates. Within 2 days By 18th Sept, 2019 (Wednesday)
18 The polling at the Registered office of the chamber/Community hall/Hotel, for members of Executive Committee. Polling hours will be from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. By 20thSept, 2019 (Friday)
19 The Provisional result will be declared by the Election Commission, ACCI immediately after the votes counting. SAME DAYS On 20th Sept, 2019 (Friday)
20 The nomination paper for contesting the election of office bearers will be issued from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. LAST DATE By 24th Sept, 2019 (Tuesday)
21 Any person elected, as member of E.C. shall submit his nomination for election as an office bearer (P/S.V.P./V.P) duly proposed and seconded by an elected E.C. Member and signed by the candidate. Within two days of the election immediately after the election of the member of the Executive Committee By 26th Sept, 2019 (Thursday)
22 Scrutiny of the nomination papers for the election of office bearers by the election committee and final list will be displayed on notice board. Within 24 hours after the receipt of nomination papers By 27thSept, 2019
23 Poling for the election of the office bearers (P/SVP/VP) FROM 9:00 TO 1:00 P.M.  The provisional result will be declared by the election committee on the same day. Within one days after the scrutiny of nomination papers By 28thSept, 2019 (Saturday)
24 The final result shall be officially announced at the annual General Meeting of the Association. By 30thSept, 2018 (Monday)

NOTE: Office Timing may be observed strictly as under:

                Monday to Thursday:     8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

                Friday                                    8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon

                Saturday                              8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

MUHAMMAD ASLAM

   Secretary General, ACCI