Complaint Mechanism for Violation of ICAI Election Code of Conduct by Candidates

ICAI gives instrument to Filing Complaints of supposed infringement of Election Code of Conduct by Candidates or their Authorized Representatives.

ICAI has as of now gave the Election Code of Conduct endorsed by the Council for keeping a sound and serene air during the impending decisions to the Council and Regional Councils, as far as Rule 16 of the Chartered Accountants (Election to the Council) Rules, 2006, to guarantee a free and reasonable political race measure.

The said Election Code of Conduct has been made compelling from 01/09/2021 and will stay in power till the announcement of aftereffects of the ICAI Elections 2021. The Election Code is considered to be a rule of the Council under thing (1) of Part II of the Second Schedule to the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949 and it is compulsory for every possibility to follow something very similar.

ICAI gives component to Filing Complaints of supposed infringement of Election Code of Conduct by Candidates or their Authorized Representatives.

A Panel is to be comprised with the end goal of requirement of Election Code of Conduct. The arrangement of the Panel will be declared through the site of the Institute in no time. The Panel is needed to think about all grumblings of supposed infringement of Election Code of Conduct by the Candidates as well as their approved agents.

In the event that the Panel on thought of the grumbling is of the view that the part has disregarded any of the arrangements of the Election Code of Conduct or Rule 42 of the Chartered Accountants (Election to the Council) Rules, 2006, the protest is alluded to the Director (Discipline) for additional examination under the disciplinary system of the Institute. The Election Code of Conduct and the Chartered Accountants (Election to the Council) Rules, 2006 are accessible on this site.

In light of above, in case any member of the Institute wishes to file complaint of violation of Election Code of Conduct against a candidate or his/ her authorized representative, he can do so using the format given at https://resource.cdn.icai.org/66392election2021-53649.docx.

The complaint along with the documentary evidence be sent either by speed post to CA. (Dr.) Jai Kumar Batra, Returning Officer and Acting Secretary, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, ICAI Bhawan, Indraprastha Marg, New Delhi 110 002 or at email – election-code2021@icai.in

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