Presiding Officer


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Presiding Officer

the equivalent of the SPEAKER of the UK Parliament in the NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR WALES and the SCOTTISH PARLIAMENT. He or she chairs the sessions and organizes business.
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He also sought the court's order for the Senate secretary to deal with the two resolutions afresh and for the country's president to appoint a 'suitable' presiding officer.
It said the party is still consulting with its members-elect and no official position has been taken on the issue, particularly as the positions of presiding officers are not the exclusive preserve of the ruling party or any other party for that matter, but a constitutional right of every elected lawmaker in their respective chambers.
He said the sudden demise of the woman presiding officer Sajida begum and police constable Ubaidullah had saddened the whole of election commission on the polls' day.
A returning officer (RO) from Balochistan on Thursday told the Election Commission of Pakistan that two presiding officers were allegedly abducted by masked men on election day, which led to their polling stations' results not being included in the final count of the constituency PB-41, located in the Washuk district.
The Presiding Officer will meet with eight young people or groups of youngsters from across Scotland.
However the presiding officer at the polling station will have the final say,' said Nik Aminudin.
In busy polling stations, the presiding officer might have a deputy presiding officer assisting them or a senior presiding officer overseeing their work.
She said : "I understand the UK Government wished to ensure the first female Presiding Officer was recognised in the Honours list.
The decision of who will be the next Presiding Officer will be one for all AMs, who will vote in a secret ballot if there's more than one candidate.
"Historically, the remuneration of the Presiding Officer has been the same as that of a Minister ...
The Presiding Officer will also lay a wreath at the Wales National War Memorial in Alexandra Gardens, at the National Service of Remembrance for Wales, on Sunday, November 10.
The police, however, released the presiding officers of four polling stations over personal surety bonds after investigation.