The Representation of the People Act,1950
Section 9. Power of Election Commission to maintain Delimitation Order up-to-date
(1) The Election Commission may, from time to time, by notification published in the Gazette of India and in the Official Gazette of the State concerned, –
1[(a) correct any printing mistake in the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order,2008 or any error arising therein from inadvertent slip or omission;]
2[(aa) make such amendments in the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order,2008 as appear to it to be necessary or expedient for consolidating with that Order any notification or order relating to delimitation of Parliamentary or assembly constituencies (including reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes or the Scheduled Tribes in such constituencies) issued under Section 8-A of this Act or any other Central Act;]
(b) Where the boundaries or name of any district or any territorial division mentioned in the Order are or is altered, make such amendments as appear to it to be necessary or expedient for bringing the Order up-to-date.
(2) Every notification under this section shall be laid as soon as may be after it is issued, before the House of the People and the Legislative Assembly to the State concerned.
1. Subs. by Act No. 10 of 2008 w.e.f. 28-3-2008
2. Subs. by Act No. 10 of 2008 w.e.f. 28-3-2008.