EC lifts some provisions of election code of conduct in Province 2
Kathmandu, June 16
The Election Commission today lifted some of the provisions of election code of conduct in Province 2 where the government has decided to reschedule local polls for September 18.
The EC issued a press release, saying it would allow the ministries concerned to take necessary decisions about the appointment, transfer, promotion, deputation, training, study, leave and observation of government employees in Province 2 and foreign tour of government employees working in the same province.
The poll panel also said that other provisions of the election code of conduct would continue to apply in Province 2. The EC also said that all provisions of the election code of conduct would remain effective in Provinces 1, 5 and 7. The EC had enforced Election Code of Conduct and Local Level Election Code of Conduct on March 1.