Dated Aizawl, the 11th August, 2022


            In exercise of the powers conferred under Article 243ZA of the Constitution of India read with sub-section (1) of Rule 3 of The Mizoram Municipalities (Election to Local Councils) Rules, 2015, the State Election Commission, Mizoram has issued Model Code of Conduct for the Election/By-Election to Local Councils, 2022 which has come into operation w.e.f. 11th August, 2022 and the same shall remain in force till the announcement of Election Results.


            The Commission further orders that - 


(1)        No recruitment/appointment process in Government Departments/ Public Undertaking Corporations 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 the prior clearance of the State Election Commission.


(2)        No transfer and posting in respect of officers/officials likely to be drafted for election duty should be made during the operation of the Model Code of Conduct. In the case of transfer orders already issued prior to the date of announcement of Local Council Election 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 approach the Commission for prior clearance.


                        All Administrative Departments are expected to cooperate with the State Election Commission in its onerous duties of conducting free and fair Election/By-Election to Local Councils, 2022. Violation of any of the above will be seriously viewed by the State Election Commission.






State Election Commissioner,



Memo No.B.14015/1/2020-SEC/LC/13  :      Dated Aizawl, the 11th August, 2022

Copy to:-

1)      Sr. P.P.S to Chief Secretary, Government of Mizoram, for information.

2)      All Heads of Administrative Department, Government of Mizoram for strict compliance by Heads of Departments/Office.

3)      All Heads of Department/Office, for strict compliance.

4)      Deputy Commissioner & District Municipal Election Officer, Aizawl District, for information and follow-up action.

5)      Commissioner, Aizawl Municipal Corporation for information.

6)      Guard file.







State Election Commission,