Under Constitution, PTI govt may be able to hold Senate polls in February

  • Constitution states Senate polls can be held a month before outgoing senators’ term expires
  • PTI may be able to hold Senate elections in February 2020
  • ECP may have to issue schedule in second week January 2020

The PTI government’s bid to prepone Senate polls may hold under the existing legal system and Constitution.

Article 224(3) of the Constitution states that an election to fill the seats in the Senate which are to become vacant on the expiration of the term of the members of the Senate shall be held not earlier than thirty days immediately preceding the day on which the vacancies are due to occur.

Read more;; https://www.geo.tv/latest/324813-senate-election-under-the-law-ecp-sole-authority-to-hold-polls-within-a-month

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