Election Commission of Pakistan issued the letter detailing the installation of CCTV cameras at highly sensitive polling stations for upcoming general elections.
I am directed to state that as per Election Program issued by Election Commission of Pakistan, General Elections In National as well as Provincial Assembly Constituencies are scheduled to be held on 08.02.2024.
INSTALLATION OF CCTV CAMERAS ON HIGHLY SENSITIVE POLLING STATIONS OF NATIONAL AS WELL AS PROVINCIAL ASSEMBLY CONSTITUENCIES.
No.E.12(5)2021-Elec-(Vol-II) CCTV Cameras: In view of the above, under Section 69(12) of the Elections Act, 2017 provides that if the District Returning Officer declares a polling station as “highly sensitive”. Surveillance cameras shall be installed in each polling booth of such polling station to record poll proceedings, counting of vote process and preparation of results by the presiding officer. In this regard, the Hon’ble Election Commission of Pakistan has directed to install CCTV cameras at all highly sensitive polling stations.
For smooth operations of installation of the CCTV cameras and other allied matters, Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) duly approved by the Hon’ble Commission are attached herewith for compliance in letter and spirit by all concerned. Encl: As above.