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Section 42 – The Representation of the People Act,1951

The Representation of the People Act,1951

Section 42. Revocation of the appointment, or death, of an election agent

(1) Any revocation of the appointment of an election agent, 1[***] shall be signed by the candidate, and shall operate from the date on which it is lodged with the returning officer.

2[(2) In the event of such a revocation or of the death of an election agent whether that event occurs before or during the election, or after the election but before the account of the candidates election expenses has been lodged in accordance with the provisions of section 78, the candidate may appoint in the prescribed manner another person to be his election agent and when such appointment is made notice of the appointment shall be given in the prescribed manner to the returning officer.]


1. Certain words omitted by Act 27 of 1956 sec. 24.

2. Subs. by Act 27 of 1956, sec. 24, for sub-section (2).

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