The Representation of the People Act,1951
Section 1. Shot-title
(43 OF 1951)
An Act to provide for the conduct of elections to the Houses of Parliament and to the House or Houses of the Legislature of each State, the qualifications and disqualifications for membership of those Houses, the corrupt 1[***] practices and other offences at or in connection with such elections and the decision of doubts and disputes arising out of or in connection with such elections.
BE it enacted by Parliament as follows:-
1. The words “and illegal” omitted by Act 27 of 1956, sec. 2.
This Act may be called the Representation of the People Act,1951.