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The Paurashava Ordinance, 1977 (Ordinance)

( Ordinance NO. XXVI OF 1977 )

Chapter II


Electoral roll
2[22. (1) There shall be an electoral roll for each ward to be prepared by the Election Commission.
(2) A person shall be entitled to be enrolled on the electoral roll for a ward if he-
(a) is a citizen of Bangladesh;
(b) is not less than eighteen years of age;
(c) does not stand declared by a competent Court to be of unsound mind; and
(d) is or is deemed to be a resident of that ward.]

  • 1
    The commas and words “,OTHER THAN IN RESERVED SEATS,” were omitted by section 4 of the Paurashava (Amendment) Act, 1998 (Act No. II of 1998).
  • 2
    Section 22 was substituted by section 2 of the Paurashava (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (Ordinance No. X of 1983)
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