The Representation of the People Act,1950

The Representation of the People Act,1950

CONTENTS

Sections

Particulars

1 Short title
2 Definitions
3 Allocation of seats in the House of the People
4 Filling of seats in the House of the People and parliamentary constituencies
5 Parliamentary constituencies
6 Delimitation of parliamentary constituencies
7 Total number of seats in Legislative Assemblies and Assembly constituencies
7A Total number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of Sikkim and Assembly constituencies
8 Consolidation of delimitation orders
8A Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies in the State of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur or Nagaland
9 Power of Election Commission to maintain Delimitation Order up-to-date
9A *****
9B ****
10 Allocation of seats in the Legislative Councils
11 Delimitation of Council constituencies
12 Power to alter or amend orders
13 Procedure as to orders delimiting constituencies. [***]
13A Chief electoral officers
13AA District election officers
13B Electoral registration officers
13C Assistant electoral registration officers
13CC Chief Electoral Officers, District Election Officers, etc., deemed to on deputation to Election Commission
13D Electoral rolls for parliamentary constituencies
14 Definitions
15 Electoral roll for every constituency
16 Disqualifications for registration in an electoral roll
17 No person to be registered in more than one constituency
18 No person to be registered more than once in any constituency
19 Conditions of Registration
20 Meaning of ordinarily resident
20A Special provisions for citizens of India residing outside India
21 Preparation and revision of electoral rolls
22 Correction of entries in electoral rolls
23 Inclusion of names in electoral rolls
24 Appeals
25 Fee for applications and appeals
25A Conditions or registration as elector in Sangha constituency in Sikkim
26 Preparation of electoral rolls for Assembly constituencies
27A Constitution of electoral colleges for the filling of seats in the Council of States allotted to Union territories
27B Electoral College constituencies
27D Power to alter or amend orders
27E Procedure as to orders delimiting constituencies
27F Electoral rolls for Council of States constituencies
27G Termination of membership for Electoral College for certain disqualifications
27H Manner of filling of seats in the Council of States allotted to Union territories
27I Special provisions for the filling of the seats in the Council of States allotted to the States of Ajmer and the States of Manipur and Tripura
27J Powers of electoral colleges to elect notwithstanding vacancies therein
27K Electoral colleges for certain States for which Legislative Assemblies have been constituted
29 Staff of local authorities to he made available
30 Jurisdiction of civil courts barred
31 Making false declarations
32 Breach of official duty in connection with the preparation, etc., of electoral rolls
Schedule
Schedule 1
Schedule 2
Schedule 3
Schedule 4
Schedule 5
Schedule 6
Schedule 7

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