The Representation of the People Act,1951
Section 3. Qualification for membership of the Council of States
1[QUALIFICATIONS AND DISQUALIFICATIONS]
Chapter I-Qualifications for Membership of Parliament
1. Subs. by Act 47 of 1966, sec. 16, for the previous heading (w.e.f. 14-12-1966).
1[3. Qualification for membership of the Council of States
A person shall not be qualified to be chosen as a representative of any State 2[***] or Union territory in the Council of States unless he is an elector for a Parliamentary constituency in that State or territory.]
1. Subs. by the Adaptation of Laws (No. 2) Order,1956, for section 3.
2. The words and brackets “other than the State of Jammu and Kashmir” omitted by Act 47 of 1966, sec. 17 (w.e.f. 14-12-1966).