ELECTIONS TO THE COUNCIL & REGIONAL COUNCILS, 2014
ELECTION CODE OF CONDUCT FOR OBSERVANCE BY THE CANDIDATES AND THEIR AUTHORISED REPRESENTATIVES DURING THE ELECTIONS
1. With a view to maintain a healthy and peaceful atmosphere during the election process and for ensuring a free and fair election, the following Election Code of Conduct for candidates and their authorised representatives has been approved by the Council and has been issued by the Returning officer and also published on the website of the Institute.
2. The Election Code of Conduct shall be followed by candidates and their authorized representatives during the entire election process including at the polling booths and counting centres.
3. The Election Code of Conduct shall be in addition to the Code of Conduct prescribed by the Company Secretaries Act, 1980 and the Company Secretaries (Election to Council) Rules, 2006 ( the Rules) and shall come into force from the date of issue of notification under sub-rule (2) of rule 4 of the Rules.
4. The Election Code of Conduct is deemed to be guidelines of the Council under clause (1) of Part II of Second Schedule of the Act and is obligatory for each candidate to comply with the Election Code of Conduct.
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