Board of Commissioners “judges” issues decisions on counting and manual sorting {expanded}


 

Release date: 2018/6/23 16:40 • 125 times read
(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The Board of Commissioners of judges assigned to the Electoral Commission for elections, on Saturday, the procedures for the process of manual counting and counting of the results of parliamentary elections held on 12 May last.
The Board of Commissioners in the Electoral Commission, in a statement received by the agency {Euphrates News} a copy of it, “the Board of Commissioners of judges assigned to the Electoral Commission for the elections, met today and discussed many issues related to the procedures of counting and sorting manual in accordance with the third amendment to the law of elections of the Iraqi Council of Representatives No. 45 for the year 2013 amended and in accordance with the decision of the Federal Supreme Court and contains a clear interpretation of its terms.
He pointed out that during the meeting, “many decisions were taken to start counting and counting, including:
He added, “As was discussed with the directors of election offices in the provinces of the judges assigned on the requirements of the process of manual counting and sorting in accordance with the requirements of the Third Amendment Law of the House of Representatives Law No. 45 of 2013 amended and through a closed-circuit television,” noting “to take the appropriate decision on the application of the provisions Article 5 of the law mentioned the suspension of the work of the Chairman and members of the Board of Commissioners and directors of electoral offices in the former provinces.
He pointed out to “instruct all the managers of the electoral offices in the governorates (of the judges assigned) to detect the locations of the storage of ballot boxes and electronic verification devices {barcode} and other materials to assist the electoral process and to accurately prepare and send the minutes of statements to the headquarters of the Office in the National Office, For the counting and manual counting with the need to emphasize the security aspect related to the protection of storage sites through the approach of police departments and the leadership of operations in the provinces to provide appropriate protection for them.
The Council called on the “visual and print media to be accurate when transferring news related to the work of the Board of Commissioners and take it from the official source represented by the official spokesman of the Independent Electoral Commission for the elections, the managing judge Laith Jabr Hamza, where the manual counting was not ordered at this time only after To complete all its requirements in accordance with the third amendment to the law of the House of Representatives and the decree of the Federal Court.
“The Independent Electoral Commission (IHEC) also mourns the death of one of its employees today at a polling station in the Karkh election office while carrying out its official duties and an investigation into the causes of death.”
The Supreme Federal Court has approved last Thursday the constitutionality of all the articles of the Third Amendment Law of the Electoral Law, which was legislated by the House of Representatives on June 6, and rejected the third article on the abolition of the votes of voters abroad and displaced and the movement of population in 4 provinces and the special vote in the Kurdistan region.

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