Dated Aizawl, the 9th November, 2020


            In exercise of the powers conferred under sub-rule (4) of Rule 142 of the Lai Autonomous District Council (Constitution, Conduct of Business, etc.) Rules, 2010, as amended, the State Election Commission has issued Model Code of Conduct for the guidance of Political Parties and Candidates during the General Election to Lai Autonomous District Council which has come into operation with effect from the date of announcement of Election i.e 09.11.2020 and the same shall remain in force till such time the election process is completed on 14.12.2020.


            In addition to the above, the Commission hereby issues the following instructions for compliance of all concerned during the ensuing General Election to Lai Autonomous District Council, 2020.


1)     No recruitment/appointment process in Government Departments / Public Undertaking Corporations within Lawngtlai District should be initiated or made which invariably includes written test, personal interview and selection of candidates excepting cases dealt with by the State Public Service Commission, without prior clearance of the State Election Commission.

2)     No transfer and posting in respect of officers/officials should be made during the operation of the Model Code of Conduct within Lai Autonomous District Council. In the case of transfer orders already issued prior to the date of Announcement of General Election to Lai Autonomous District Council but not implemented till the time when Model Code of Conduct came into effect, should not be given effect to without obtaining specific written permission from the State Election Commission.

3)     In such case where transfer of an officer/official is considered necessary on account of administrative exigencies, the Department concerned, with full justification should approach the Commission for prior clearance.


            All Administrative Departments/Heads of Department/Heads of Office are expected to cooperate with the State Election Commission in its onerous duties of conducting free and fair elections to Lai Autonomous District Council. Violation of any of the above will be seriously viewed by the State Election Commission.




By order, etc.,






State Election Commissioner,




Memo No.B.12023/3/2020-SEC/LADC/6    :       Dated Aizawl, the 9th November, 2020

Copy to:-

  1. Sr. PPS to Chief Secretary, Govt. of Mizoram for kind information of Chief Secretary.
  2. Addl. Chief Secretary, General Administration Department for kind information with a request to circulate the above or issue similar direction to all Administrative Departments.
  3. Deputy Commissioner, Lawngtlai District, Lawngtlai for favour of information and follow-up action.
  4. Election Observers for favour of information.
  5. Executive Secretary, Lai Autonomous District Council.








State Election Commission,