For the election of members of the Cantonment Board elections are held. Kirkee being
Category I Cantonment, the Kirkee Cantonment Board has eight elected members. The relevant
legal provisions contained in the Cantonments Act, 2006 regarding elections are as under:
Under Section 14
TERM OF OFFICE OF MEMBERS
(1) Save as otherwise provided in this section, the term of office of
a member of a Board shall be (five years) and shall commence.
Provided that the Central Government may, when satisfied that it is necessary in
order to avoid administrative difficulty, extend the term of office of all the
elected members of a Board by such period, not exceeding one year, as it
Provided further that a member whose term of office has been so extended, shall
cease to hold office on the date of the notification of the election of his
successor under sub section 8 of section 12
(2) The term of office of an ex officio member of a Board shall continue so long as
he holds the office in virtue of which he is such a member.
(3) The term of office of a member elected to fill a casual vacancy shall commence
from the date of the notification of his election, and shall continue so long
only as the member in whose place he is elected would have been entitled to hold
office if the vacancy had not occurred.
(4) An out going member shall, unless the Central Government otherwise directs,
continue in office until the election of nomination of his successor is notified
under sub section (8) of section (12) or the nomination of his successor, as
the case may be.
(5) An out going member may, if qualified, be re-elected or re-nominated.
Under Section 15
FILLING OF VACANCIES -
(1) Vacancies arising by efflux of time in the office of an elected member of a Board
shall be filled by an ordinary election to be held on such date as the Central
Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct.
(2) A casual vacancy shall be filled by a casual election the date of which shall be
fixed by the Central Government by notification in the Official Gazette, and
shall be, as soon as may be, after the occurrence of the vacancy.
Provided that no casual election shall be held to fill a vacancy occurring within
of any date on which the vacancy will occur by efflux of time, but such vacancy shall be
filled at the next ordinary election.
Under Section 16
VACANCIES IN SPECIAL CASES -
(1) If for any cause at an election no member is elected, or if the elected
member is unwilling to serve on the Board, fresh election shall be held to
fill up such vacancy:
(2) If a person is elected to more than one seat in a Board, then unless he
resigns all but one of the seats within fourteen days from the date on which he
is declared elected, or where the dates on which he is declared elected are
different in respect of different seats, from the last of such dates, all the
seats shall become vacant.
(3)Vacancies arising in any of the following cases shall be filled by nomination by
the Central Government after consultation with the Officer Commanding-in-Chief,
the Command, namely:-
(a) where at a casual election no member is elected;
(b) where at an election held when a Board is constituted for the first time no member or an insufficient number of members is elected or an elected member is unwilling to serve on the Board.
(4) For the purpose of sub-section (2) of section (15), a member nominated in pursuance
of sub-section (3) of this section shall, where there has been a division of
the cantonment into wards, be deemed to have been elected by such ward as the
Central Government may the time of making the nomination or at any time there
(5) The term of office of a member nominated under
this section shall expire at the time at which it would have expired if he had been
elected at the casual election.
Under Section 17
OATH OR AFFIRMATION -
(1) Every person who is by virtue of his office, or who is nominated or elected to be,a member of the Board shall before taking his seat, make and subscribe at a
meeting of the Board an oath or affirmation of his allegiance to the Constitution
of India in the following form, namely:-
I., A.B., having become/been elected/been nominated a member of this Board, do swear
in the name of God/solemnly affirm that I will bear true faith and allegiance to
the Constitution of India as by law established and that will faithfully discharge
the duty upon which I am about to enter".
Under Section 18
(1) (a) Any elected member of a Board who wishes to resign his office may give his
resignation in writing to the President of the Board who shall forward it for
orders to the Central Government under intimation to the Officer Commanding-in-Chief, the Command.
(b) Any nominated member of a Board who wishes to resign his office may
forward his resignation in writing through the President of the Board to the
Officer Commanding-in-Chief, the Command for orders.
(2) If the Central Government or the Officer Commanding-in-Chief, the Command, as the
case may be, accepts the resignation, such acceptance shall be communicated to
the Board, and thereupon the seat of the member resigning shall become vacant.
(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section(2),the resignation of any person
elected to more than one seat in a Board from all but one of the seats in pursuance
of sub-section(2)of section 16 shall take effect when such resignation received
by the President of the Board.
Under Section 20
TERM OF OFFICE OF VICE- PRESIDENT -
(1) The term of office of a Vice-President shall be five years
or the residue of his term of office as a member, whichever is less.
(2) A Vice-President may resign his office by notice in writing to the President and,
on the resignation being accepted by the Board, the office shall become vacant.
(3) A Vice-President may be removed from his office, at a special meeting convened for
the purpose on a requisition for the same by not less than one-half of the elected
members of the Board holding office, by a resolution passed by a majority of not
less than two-thirds of the total number of elected members then holding office
and attending and no member, other than an elected member, shall have the right
to vote on the resolution.
Under Section 28
QUALIFICATION OF ELECTORS -
(1) Every person who, on such date as may be fixed by the Central Government in this
behalf by notification in the Official Gazette hereinafter in this section
referred to as " the qualifying date", is not less than eighteen years of age
has resided in the cantonment for a period of not less than six months immediately
preceding the qualifying date shall, if not otherwise disqualified, to be enrolled
as an elector.
Explanation-When any place is declared a
cantonment for the first time, or when any local area is first included in a
cantonment, residence in the place or area comprising the cantonment on the
aforesaid date shall be deemed to be residence in the cantonment for the
purposes of this sub section.
(2) A person, notwithstanding that he is otherwise qualified,
shall not be entitled to be enrolled as an elector if he on the qualifying date
(i) is not a citizen of India; or
(ii) has been adjudged by a competent court to be of unsound mind, or
(iii) is an undischarged insolvent, or
(iv) has been sentenced by a criminal court to imprisonment for a term
two years for an offence which is declared by the Central
Government to be such as
to unfit him to become an elector or has been sentenced by a criminal court
for any offence under Chapter IX-A of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860):
Provided that any disqualification incurred by a person under Cl.(iv) shall
terminate on the lapse of three years from the expiry of the sentence or order.
(3) If any person having been enrolled as an elector in any electoral roll
subsequently becomes subject to any of the disqualifications referred to sub-section (2), his name shall be removed from the electoral roll unless, in the case referred to in Cl.(iv), the disqualification is removed by the Central Government.
Under Section 29
QUALIFICATION FOR BEING A MEMBER OF THE BOARD
(1) Save as hereinafter provided, every person, not
being a person holding any office of profit under the Government, whose name is
entered on the electoral roll of a
cantonment shall be qualified for election as a member of the Board in that
(2) No person shall be qualified for nomination as a member of a Board if he subject to
any of the disqualifications specified in sub-section (2) of Section 28.
(3) No person shall be qualified for being chosen whether by election or nomination
as, and for being a member of a Board, if he -
a) has been dismissed from the service of the Government and is debarred from
re-employment therein, or is a dismissed employee of a Board;
(b) is debarred from practicing as a legal practitioner by order of any competent authority;
(c) holds any place of profit in the gift or at the disposal of the
Board, or is a police officer, or is the servant or employer of a member of the Board; or
(d) is interested in a subsisting contract made with, or in work being done for, the Board except as a shareholder other than a director in an incorporated company; or
(e) is an officer or employee, permanent or temporary, of a Board, or of any other local authority; or
(f) is a member of any other local authority; or
(g) has, by the authority referred to in clause (f) of
Section 31, been found to have been guilty of any of the corrupt practices
specified in sub-section (2) of section 30 unless a period of five years has elapsed since the date of the
decision of the authority; or
(h) fails to pay any arrears of any kind due by him otherwise than as an agent, receiver, trustee or an executor, to the Board within thirty days after the notice in this behalf has been served upon him; or
(i) is disqualified under any other provision of this Act:
A person shall not be deemed to have any interest in such a
contract or work as is referred to in Cl. (d) by reason only of his having a share
or interest in:
(a) any lease or sale or purchase of immovable property or any agreement for the same
(b) any agreement for the loan of money or any security for the payment of money only
(c) any newspaper in which any advertisement relating to the affairs of the Board is
(d) the sale to the Board of any articles in which he regularly trades or the purchase
from the Board of any articles, to a value in either case not exceeding
twenty five thousand rupees
in the aggregate in any year during the period of the contract or work.
Elections to the Kirkee Cantonment Board are held under the Cantonment
Electoral Rules, 2007.
For the convenience of general public electoral rolls for all the Eight Wards
published on 29 December 2007 are made available on line.
For Election Programme : CLICK HERE
For Electoral Rolls (with Supplementary List) for Cantonment Election 2015 CLICK HERE
For Claim Application for Inclusion Name [see Rule 13(2)] - Form - IIICLICK HERE
For Objection to particulars in any entry Rule [see Rule 13(4)] - Form - IV-ACLICK HERE
For Objection to inclusion of Name [see Rule 13(3)] - Form IVCLICK HERE
For Press/publice notice CLICK HERE
For Public Notice regarding Appeal CLICK HERE
For Important Public Notice CLICK HERE
For Public Notice reg Nomination Forms received on Day1:10/12/2014CLICK HERE
For Nomination Forms Application received on :10 & 11 Dec.2014
Form VII : List of Valid Nomination Forms
Form VII-B: List of Withdrawal of Nomination Forms
Boothwise Voters List
Result of Election 2015
Congratulations to all winning Candidates !!!