ISLAMABAD    -   The Election Commission of Pakistan [ECP] has asked members of the parliament and provincial assemblies to submit statements of assets and liabilities to the Commission by 31st December this year. The electoral watchdog [ECP] drew attention of lawmakers to submit yearly statements of assets and liabilities including their spouse and dependent children as on the preceding thirtieth (30th) day of June on Form-B for the financial years 2021-2022. “Under 137- submission of statement of assets and liabilities, every member of an assembly and Senate shall submit to the Commission, on or before 31st December each year, a copy of his statement of assets and liabilities including assets and liabilities of his spouse and dependent children as on the preceding thirtieth day of June on Form B, ” says the Commission. The Commission, on the first day of January each year through a press release, shall publish the names of members who failed to submit the requisite statement of assets and liabilities within the period specified under sub-section (1).  The Commission shall, on the sixteenth day of January, by an order suspend the membership of a member of an assembly and Senate who fails to submit the statement of assets and liabilities by the fifteenth day of January and such member shall cease to function till he files the statement of assets and liabilities.