Dated Aizawl, the 7th June, 2018


                        In exercise of the powers conferred under Article 243K & 243ZA of the Constitution of India read with sub-rule (5) of Rule 3 of the Lai Autonomous District Council (Election to Village Councils) (Amendment) Rules, 2011, the State Election Commission has issued Model Code of Conduct for the guidance of Political Parties and Candidates during the By- Election to Village Councils under LADC to be held on  26.06.2018, which has come into operation w.e.f  7th June, 2018 and the same shall remain in force till such time the election process is completed on 29.6.2018.


            The Commission further orders that -

1)     No recruitment / appointment process in Government Departments including Departments / Public Undertaking Corporations under the concerned Village Councils area in Lai Autonomous District Council 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 posted at the concerned Village Councils area in Lai Autonomous District Council 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 By-Election to LADC 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 concerned are expected to cooperate with the State Election Commission in its onerous duties of conducting free and fair By-Election to Village Councils under Lai Autonomous District Council. Violation of any of the above will be seriously viewed by the State Election Commission.


By order, etc.,




Under Secretary,

State Election Commission,






Memo No.B.12011/1/2018-SEC/VC/CADC/LADC  : Dated Aizawl, the 7th June, 2018

Copy to:-

1. PPS to Chief Secretary, Govt. of Mizoram for kind information of Chief Secretary.

2. Secretary to the Govt. of Mizoram, District Council & Minority Affairs Deptt.

3. Deputy Commissioner, Lawngtlai District, Lawngtlai for information with a request to circulate the above or issue similar direction to all Heads of Office in LADC area for strict compliance.

4. Chief Executive Member, LADC for information and compliance.

5. Director, I&PR Department for favour of wide publicity.

6. DDK/AIR for favour of wide publicity.

7. Secretary i/c Election, All Political Parties, Lawngtlai District.

8. Guard File.





Under Secretary,

State Election Commission,