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Representation of the People Act, 1950

 

Preamble

   
  Part I: PRELIMINARY
1.

Short title

2.

Definitions

   
  Part I: ALLOCATION OF SEATS AND DELIMITATION OF CONSTITUENCIES
3.

Allocation of seats in the House of the People

4.

Filling of seats in the House of the People and parliamentary constituencies

5.

Parliamentary constituencies: Repealed by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1956

6.

Delimination of parliamentary constituencies: Repealed by the Adaptation of Laws (No. 2) Order, 1956

7.

Total number of seats in Legislative Assemblies and assembly constituencies

7A.

Total number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of Sikkim and Assembly constituencies

8.

Consolidation of delimitation orders

9.

Power of Election commission to maintain Delimitation Order up-to-date

9A.

Power of Election Commission to determine the constituencies to be served for Schedule Tribes in certain States

10.

Allocation of seats in the Legislative Councils

11.

Delimitation of Council constituencies

12.

Power to alter or amend orders

13.

Procedure as to orders delimiting constituencies

   
  PART IIA: OFFICERS
13A.

Chief electoral officers

13AA.

District election officers

13B.

Electoral registration officers

13C.

Assistant electoral registration officers

13CC.

Chief Electoral Officers, District Election Officers, etc., deemed to be on deputation to Election Commission

   
  PART IIB: ELECTORAL ROLLS FOR PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCIES
13D.

Electoral rolls for parliamentary constituencies

14.

Definitions

15.

Electoral roll for every constituency

16.

Disqualifications for registration in an electoral roll

17.

No person to be registered in more than one constituency

18.

No person to be registered more than once in any constituency

19.

Conditions of registration

20.

Meaning of "ordinarily resident"

21.

Preparation and revision of electoral rolls

22.

Correction of entries in electoral rolls

23.

Inclusion of names in electoral rolls

24.

Appeals

25.

Fee for applications and appeals

25A.

Conditions of registration as elector in Sangha constituency in Sikkim

   
  PART IV : ELECTORAL ROLLS FOR COUNCIL CONSTITUENCIES
26.

Preparation of electoral rolls for Assembly constituencies- Repealed by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1956

27.

Preparation of electoral rolls for Council constituencies

27A.

Constitution of electoral colleges for the filling of seats in the Council of States allotted to Union territories

27B-27D.

[Sections 27B to 27D repealed by the Territorial Councils Act, 1956]

27E-27F.

[Sections 27E and 27F repealed by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1956]

27G.

Termination of membership of electoral college for certain disqualifications

27H.

Manner of filling of seats in the Council of States allotted to Union territories

27-I.

Special provisions for the filling of the seats in the Council of States allotted to the States of Ajmer and Coorg and the States of Manipur and Tripura- Repealed by the Adaptation of Laws (No. 2) Order, 1956

27J.

Power of electoral colleges to elect notwithstanding vacancies therein

   
  PART V : GENERAL
28.

Power to make rules

29.

Staff of local authorities to be made available

30.

Jurisdiction of civil courts barred

31.

Making false declarations

32.

Breach of official duty in connection with the preparation, etc., of electoral rolls

 

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