c. A member seeking nomination for any position in the Executive Committee must have a
valid membership of the association before seeking the nomination.
d. A member seeking nomination for President, Executive Vice President, General Secretary,
Finance Secretary, Assistant General Secretary and Assistant Finance Secretary positions
in the Executive Committee must not ever been a bankrupt (whether it is discharged,
undischarged, voluntary assignment or filed for the bankruptcy) or a convicted person as
declared by a court of competent jurisdiction.
e. A member seeking nomination for any position in the Executive Committee must be
endorsed by at least two members of the Association in good standing.
f. After the declaration of the election schedule by the Election Commission, no
individual/panel running for the election, their supporters/workers/well-wishers or patrons,
be allowed to use the Association’s office and related facilities of the Association for the
purpose of their election campaign.
g. In their election campaign, candidates or group of candidates or their supporters/well-
wishers cannot publicize, mention, promote or advertise claiming that they are affiliated,
supported or being represented by any organization, group, community group or person.
h. A person holding position(s) of President or Executive Vice-President or Vice-President
or General Secretary or Organizing Secretary or Finance Secretary or Chairman or
Vice/Deputy/Assistant Chairman or Treasurer/Finance Secretary in any other
organization(s) located in Canada or elsewhere wishing to run for any of the posts
of President or Executive Vice-President or Vice-President or General Secretary or
Organizing Secretary or Finance Secretary of Jalalabad Association of Toronto, Canada
must sign and submit a memorandum of understanding to the Election Commission along
with his nomination stating that, he will resign from his aforementioned existing
post(s) from the other organization(s) once he is elected in the Association’s election.
i. Under the by-law 15.0.g, any elected person must submit an approved copy of his
resignation letter by the other organization(s) prior to the Oath. If he fails to do so, his
election result will be declared void and the said position will be declared vacant by the
j. Any vacant position(s) caused by by-law 15.0.h will be filled by the candidate obtained the
next highest vote for the same position.
k. If circumstances compel, the Executive Committee may call an early/interim election
l. An existing member of the Board of Trustee (BOT) other than the ex-officio members
mentioned in the by-law 29.0.ii is not allowed to participate in any election of the
Association as a candidate.
16.0 ELECTION COMMISSION:
The election Commission will consist of either three or five members, including the Chief
Election Commissioner. The members of the Election Commission (including the chief
election commissioner) shall be selected by a 7 (seven) members search Committee consist
of 2 (two) members from the BOT, any 2 (two) members from the executive committee, 1
(one) member from the advisory committee and 2 (two) from the general members (the
said two general members cannot be a member of the BOT or advisory committee or the
executive committee). The search committee has to propose the names of the election
commissioners to the executive committee within 30 days of assuming their responsibility.