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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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"The Presiding Officers have appealed for calm amongst these communities while urging our country's law enforcement agencies to spare no effort in stopping the mayhem and restoring peace and stability.
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.
The number of polling booths in these areas would be 568 and 194 Presiding Officers (PO), 568 Assistant Presiding Officers (APO) and the same number of polling officers would perform duties.
District election officer Mahbubur Rahman said a total of 44 presiding officers, 229 assistant presiding officers and 458 polling officers would perform their duties in the upazila.
She said 14 customary court presiding officers within Boteti East constituency were commissioners of oath.
While performing duties inside the polling station they will be required to coordinate in a manner that snapshot of Form-45 (Result of the Count) and tabulated result has been taken and sent through Result TransAmission System (RTS) to Election Commission and Returning Officer by resApecAAtive Presiding Officers. In case, due to any technical reason, the RTS is not functioning, the Presiding Officers shall not wait at the polling station and shall move to the office of the Returning Officer immediately along with polling record.
Presiding officers will be asked to send the pictures of result count through RTS immediately after the counting is completed.
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.
RTS system was failed mostly due to administrational problems such as internet problems because of using the software from inside the room by the presiding officers.
RAWALPINDI -- The returning officers (ROs) on Tuesday have distributed among the presiding officers the ballot papers and other equipment needed on the polling day.
From the ECP staff, there will be 85,307 presiding officers on duty on July 25 - one at every polling station - with 510,356 assistant presiding officers and 255,178 polling officers on duty.