MPs asked to file asset details by Sept 30

Staff Reporter

Islamabad—The Election Commission of Pakistan has asked the Members of the Parliament and Provincial Assemblies to submit to the Election Commission by September 30, 2016, yearly statements of assets and liabilities of their own, their spouses and dependents.
The Commission will notify the names of the members by October 15 who would fail to file statements of assets and liabilities within the period specified in sub-section (1) and by an order, direct that such member shall cease to function till such statement is submitted.
It further said if a member submits the statements of assets and liabilities under sub-section (1) is found to be false in material particulars, he may be proceeded against under Section 82.

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