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Article 62: Qualifications for membership of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament)

1. A person shall not be qualified to be elected or chosen as a member of Majlis-e-Shoora (Parliament) unless-

a. he is a citizen of Pakistan;

b. he is, in the case of the National Assembly, not less than twentyfive years of age and is enrolled as a voter in any electoral roll in-

i. any part of Pakistan, for election to a general seat or a seat reserved for non-Muslims; and

ii. any area in a Province from which she seeks membership for election to a seat reserved for women.

 

f. he is sagacious, righteous, non-profligate, honest and ameen, there being no declaration to the contrary by a court of law; and

g. he has not, after the establishment of Pakistan, worked against the integrity of the country or opposed the ideology of Pakistan.

2. The disqualifications specified in paragraphs (d) and (e) shall not apply to a person who is a non-Muslim, but such a person shall have good moral reputation.


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