The Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections Act,1952
Section 15. Form of petitions, etc. and procedure
Subject to the provisions of this Part, rules made by the Supreme Court under article 145 may regulate the form of election petitions, the manner in which they are to be presented, the persons who are to be made parties thereto the procedure to be adopted in connection therewith and the circumstances in which petitions are to abate, or may be withdrawn, and in which new petitioners may be substituted, and may require security to be given for costs.