Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

Nadra vs ECP
Publication Year : 2021

THE debate so far on the electoral reforms bill (which has been passed by the National Assembly and is yet to be passed by the Senate), instead of discussing the merits and demerits of the proposed reforms has become bogged down in legalities that some of the proposed reforms conflict with the Constitution. A crucial proposed reform is that Nadra, instead of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), should prepare the voter lists. This article critically evaluates the proposal.

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Nadra vs ECP
Publication Year : 2021

THE debate so far on the electoral reforms bill (which has been passed by the National Assembly and is yet to be passed by the Senate), instead of discussing the merits and demerits of the proposed reforms has become bogged down in legalities that some of the proposed reforms conflict with the Constitution. A crucial proposed reform is that Nadra, instead of the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), should prepare the voter lists. This article critically evaluates the proposal.

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