The Representation of the People Act,1951
Section 28 A. Returning officer, presiding officer, etc., deemed to be on deputation to Election Commission
1[Returning officer, presiding officer, etc., deemed to be on deputation to Election Commission. The returning officer, assistant returning officer, presiding officer, polling officer and an other officer appointed under this Part, and any police officer designated for the time being by the State Government, for the conduct of any election shall be deemed to be on deputation to the Election Commission for the period commencing on and from the date of the notification calling for such election and ending with the date of declaration of the results of such election and accordingly, such officers shall, during that period, be subject to the control, superintendence and discipline of the Election Commission.]
1. Ins. by Act I of 1989, sec. 5 (w.e.f. 15-3-1989).