President’s Directive No: 01/Cent-Sectt/1 – Procedure for Notification of Appointments

The President All Pakistan Muslim League is pleased to approve the following Standard Operating Procedures for regulating the procedure for notifications of appointments in the party:

1. Appointments of Central Office Holders

a. Appointments of office holders to the central positions shall be notified by the Secretary General, after the approval of President All Pakistan Muslim League, General (Retired) Pervez Musharraf.

b. Notifications of such appointments shall be signed by the Secretary General.

2. Appointments of Provincial Office Holders

a. Appointments of Provincial President and General Secretary shall be notified by the General Secretary subsequent to the approval of the President All Pakistan Muslim League General (retired) Pervez Musharraf whereas other provincial office bearers shall be notified by the provincial General Secretary after the approval of Secretary General and Provincial President.

b. Notifications of such appointments shall be signed by the Secretary General / General Secretary, as the case may be.

3. Appointments of Zonal Office Holders

a. Appointments of the Zonal President and General Secretary shall be notified by the General Secretary of the respective province, subsequent to the approval of the President of the respective provinceand Secretary General whereas the other office bearers shall be notified by the Zonal General Secretary subsequent to the approval of the President of the respective province.

4. Appointments of District Office Holders

a. District President and General Secretary shall be appointed by the provincial President and notified by the provincial General Secretary in consultation with the Secretary General.

b. Appointment of the District office holders except President and General Secretaryshall be notified by the General Secretary of the respective zone subsequent to the approval of the Zonal Organizer / President and the President of the respective province.

c. Notifications of such appointments shall be signed by the General Secretary of the zone

5. Appointments of Tehsil/Town Office Holders

a. Appointment of Tehsil/Town Office holders shall be notified by the General Secretary of the respective district after approval of the district Organizer/ President.

b. Notifications of such appointments shall be signed by the General Secretary of the respective district.

6. Appointments of Union Council Office Holders

a. Appointment of the Union Council Office holders shall be notified by the General Secretary of the Tehsil/Town subsequent to the approval of the Organizer / President of the respective Tehsil/Town.

b. Notifications of such appointments shall be signed by the General Secretary of the respective Tehsil/Town.

7. Appointments of Ward / Mohalla (Unit/Sub-Unit) Office Holders

a. Appointment of the Ward / Mohalla Office holders shall be notified by the General Secretary of the respective Union Council subsequent to the approval of the Organizer / President of the respective Union Council.

b. Notifications of such appointments shall be signed by the General Secretary of the respective Union Council.

8. Validity of Notifications of Appointments:

a. All notifications of appointments made in accordance with the aforementioned procedure shall be deemed valid.

b. Violation of the prescribed procedure, whether advertently or inadvertently, shall operate to render the appointments null and void and such appointments shall be deemed to be void ab initio.

9. Rectification of previous notifications

a. All notifications of appointments which have been issued prior to subject President’s Directive shall be rectified through issuance of fresh notifications in accordance with the President’s Directive within three months.

 

10. Communication & Publication of Notifications of Appointments

a. All notifications of appointments shall be communicated to the appointment holders by the Organizer / President of their respective units only.

b. Notifications of appointments shall only be communicated to the media for publication only after approval of the Organizer / President of the respective unit.

c. Unauthorized communication to the media is strictly prohibited and will be deemed a serious violation of party discipline.

d. Notifications of appointments shall be posted on the website and face book of the party only upon approval of the Secretary General and General Secretary of the province.

e. Subsequent to the posting of notifications on the party website and facebook, members and office holders of the party shall be allowed to post notifications on their personal websites and facebook.

f. Notifications posted on the personal websites and facebook of the party office holders/members in violation of the prescribed procedure shall be deemed null and void.

g. Notifications issued at the sub-provincial level shall be communicated forthwith to the Central and Provincial Secretariat(s)

 

11. Delegation of powers:

a. The Secretary General may authorize, in writing, the Central Coordination Secretary to issue notifications of appointments on his/her behalf, in his absence. This authority shall be exercised by the Secretary General in the event of his/her foreseeable absence for an indefinite duration of times either on account of illness or absolute inability to perform his functions for any other reason. In such a situation, the Central Coordination Secretary shall be bound to observe the terms and conditions, duly specified, in writing for the exercise of his authority.

b. Provided that the Secretary General may authorize any other central office holder of the party to issue notifications of appointments on his/her behalf, in the event of the foreseeable absence of Central Coordination Secretary for an indefinite duration of time either on account of illness or absolute inability to perform his functions for any other reason. In such a situation, the authorized central office holder shall be bound to observe the terms and conditions, duly specified, in writing for the exercise of his authority.

12. Scope of the President’s Directive

a. The subject President’s Directive applies to notifications of appointments in All Pakistan Muslim League, its subsidiary organizations and overseas chapters;

b. Provided that the overseas chapters will follow this procedure in accordance with their organizational hierarchy based on the peculiar geographical and administrative divisions of their respective countries;

c. Provided further that notifications of their office holders to the central positions will be issued by the Secretary General with the approval of the President.

d. Appointments in APML Pasdar (Youth Wing) shall be made by the Secretary General, in his capacity as the Chief Organizer of APML Pasdar, or any other central office holder authorized by him for this purpose. Such authorization shall be granted in writing along with terms and conditions of exercise of powers by the Secretary General/Chief Organizer APML Pasdar.

13. The President APML shall reserve the right of over ruling or issuing any notification in rare circumstances.

 

Gen Pervez Musharraf.retd

President

All Pakistan Muslim League

 

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