Presiding Officers conferred with the First Class Magisterial powers in AJK Polls

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Altaf Hamid Rao.

MIRPUR (AJK),   (Parliament Times) :   According to an official notification issued by the law , justice and parliamentary affairs department of Azad govt. of the State of Jammu and Kashmir, the powers of First class magistrate have been delegated to all the presiding officers in connection with the forthcoming elections of Azad Jammu and Kashmir legislative Assembly to be held on 25th of July, it was officially declared.

The notification has been issued on the move of the Chief Election Commissioner of Azad Jammu and Kashmir.

Meanwhile the power of first class magistrate has also been delegated to commissioned and junior commissioned officers of Pakistan Army to assist The police and administration to maintain law and order on the polling day on 25th of July, an official statement issued late Monday said.