The Representation of the People Act,1950
Section 14. Definitions
In this Part, unless the context otherwise requires,
(a) “Constituency” mean, an Assembly constituency ;
(b) “Qualifying date” , in relation to the preparation or revision of every electoral roll under this part, means 1[the 1st day of January] of the year in which it is so prepared or revised:]
2[Provided that “qualifying date” , in relation to the preparation or revision of every electoral roll under this Part in the year 1989, shall be the 1st day of April,1989.]
1. Subs. by Act 58 of 1958, sec. 5, for “the Ist day of March” (w.e.f.0I-0I -1959).
2. Ins. by Act 21 of 1989, sec. 3 (w.e.f. 28-3-1989).