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Senate Approves Some Articles of Law on Elections

26 Jun 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Bakhtar News

Wednesday, June 26, 2013
Kabul (BNA) The session of the Upper House Chaired by Fazel Hadi Muslimyar, the Senators approved the amendments to the law on elections up to the article 19.
Based on information of the  press office of Upper House, the law has been prepared on the basis of provision of Constitution for conducting presidential elections, parliamentary elections, provincial council’s elections, district council elections,    and municipality’s elections.

Wolesi Jirga passes electoral law

22 Mayo 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Pajhwok Afghan News

The Wolesi Jirga, or lower house of the Parliament, passed on Wednesday the new electoral law after long debating and with some amendment in it.

Over the past 11 years, parliamentary elections have been conducted under legislative decrees, but five months back, the Independent Election Commission (IEC) prepared the draft law and sent to the Wolesi Jirga after the .

Wolesi Jirga OKs SNTV system

22 Abr 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Pajhwok Afghan News

The Wolesi Jirga on Monday approved two important articles of the proposed election law concerning the Single Non-Transferable Vote (SNTV) system and ballot counts at voting centres.

The draft law, having 17 chapters and 67 articles, was referred to Wolesi Jirga -- or lower house of parliament -- in December 2012.

Old voter cards valid for 2014 polls: IEC

23 Ene 2013
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Pajhwok Afghan News

The Independent Election Commission (IEC) on Wednesday said it had adopted a new voter registration plan for presidential and provincial council polls, accepting both old voting cards as well as computerised identity cards. 

IEC Secretary Zia-ul-Haq Amarkhel told a news conference in Kabul that the old voting cards would be acceptable without the panel’s approval. The plan was approved after a series of consultative meetings with stakeholders, including mainstream political parties and civil society organisations.

16 Ministries Fail to Spend 50pc of Uplift Funds

27 Nov 2012
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Daily Outlook Afghanistan

Sixteen ministries and 17 government departments failed to spend half of their developmental budgets during the outgoing financial year, the Wolesi Jirga Finance and Budget Commission said on Monday.
Under Article 98 of the constitution, the government has to present to the lower during the last quarter of each financial year the budget for the next year. A precise account of the previous year budget will be presented to the assembly during the next six months.

Senate Rejects Panel Proposed By WJ

19 Nov 2012
Afganistán
Fuente: 
Daily Outlook Afghanistan

Meshrano Jirga -- or upper house of parliament -- on Sunday rejected a proposed panel that would introduce members of election commissions' to the president.

The panel's creation has been suggested in a law on the composition, duties and powers of the Independent Election Commission ('IEC) and Electoral Complaints Commission (ECC). The Wolesi Jirga, lower house, passed the measure last month.

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