1 January 2017, Sun

The Election Commission, matters to be considered in election and Oath

The Election Commission
1. The Central Election Commission shall be composed in combination of a Chief Election Commissioner and four Election Commissioners appointed by the Central Majlish-e-Shura/central working/executive committee in accordance with the rules fixed by the Central Majlish-e-Shura in order to conduct poll/election at the centre and at District/City Corporation level.
2. The Central Election Commission shall be formed after each election of the Central Majlish-e-Shura.
3. The District/City Corporation Election Commission shall be composed in combination of an Election Commissioner and two Assistant Election Commissioners appointed by the District/City Corporation Majlish-e-Shura in order to conduct poll/election at Upazila/Thana/ Municipality/Union/Ward level.
4. The District/City Corporation Election Commission shall be composed of after each election of the District/City Corporation Majlish-e-Shura.

Matters to be considered in election
1. In electing or appointing any person in any responsible position at all organizational levels, especial importance shall be given to the knowledge of Din (Islam/religion), fear of Allah, submission to Allah, submission to Prophet (PBUH), patriotism, fidelity, strong strength of heart, sense of anticipation, analytical power, innovative power, openness of heart, well manner, balance of temper, organizational prudence, competence to maintain organizational discipline of the person concerned.
2. Showing desire for any position either directly or indirectly or attempting for the same shall be deemed to be disqualifications for the election or appointment to such position.

Oath
The members (Rukons) and the persons elected, nominated or appointed to various positions of Jamaat shall take oath in the following manner/method:
1. After getting membership (Rukoniat), the concerned person shall take oath in presence of the Ameer-e-Jamaat or his representative in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the First Schedule of this Constitution.
2. After being elected Ameer of Municipality/Union/Ward, the concerned person shall take oath before the Ameer of Upazila/Thana or his representative in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the third Schedule of this Constitution.
3. After getting elected Ameer of Upazila/Thana, the concerned person shall take oath before the Ameer of District/City Corporation in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the third Schedule of this Constitution.
4. After getting elected Ameer of District/City Corporation, the concerned person shall take oath before the Ameer-e-Jamaat or his representative in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the third Schedule of this Constitution.
5. After getting elected as the Ameer-e-Jamaat, oath shall be taken in presence of the elected members of the central Majlish-e-Shura/central working committee/central executive committee before the Chief Election Commissioner in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the Second Schedule of this Constitution.
6. After getting elected as the central Nayeb-e-Ameer, oath shall be taken before the Ameer-e-Jamaat in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the Second Schedule of this Constitution.
7. After being elected as the Nayeb-e-Ameer of any subordinate organization, he shall take oath before the concerned Ameer in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the second schedule of this constitution.
8. The members of the central Majlish-e-Shura shall take oath in its inaugural session if not possible then at any other convenient time before the Ameer-e-Jamaat or any of his representatives in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the fourth Schedule of this Constitution.
9. The Secretary General, Assistant Secretary General, member of the Central Working Committee,¬ member of the Central Executive Committee, Secretary of District/ City Corporation, member of the District/City Corporation Working Committee, secretary of Upazila/Thana and member of the Upazila/Thana Working Committee, Secretary of Municipality/Union/Ward and the members of the Municipality/Union/Ward Working Committee shall take oath before the concerned Ameer or any of his representatives in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the Fifth Schedule of this Constitution.
10. The members of the subordinate Majlish-e-Shura shall take oath at the inaugural session of the concerned Majlish-e-Shura(s) if not possible then at any other convenient time before the concerned Ameer(s) or any of his representatives in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the Sixth Schedule of this Constitution.
11. The Chief Election Commissioner and the Election Commissioners shall take oath before the Ameer-e-Jamaat in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the Seventh Schedule of this Constitution.
12. The Election Commissioner and the Assistant Election Commissioners appointed for conducting election for the subordinate bodies at the District/City Corporation level shall take oath before the Ameer of District/City Corporation in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the Seventh Schedule of this Constitution.
13. The members of the Female Majlish-e-Shura shall take oath before the concerned Ameer or his duly authorized representative in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the Eighth Schedule of this Constitution.
14. The members of the Female Working Committee shall take oath before the concerned Ameer or his duly authorized representative in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the Ninth Schedule of this Constitution.
15. Non-Muslim members shall take oath before the Ameer-e-Jamaat or his duly authorized representative in accordance with the form of oath prescribed in the Tenth Schedule of this Constitution.