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Section 116A Appeals to Supreme Court - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is the procedure for Appeals to Supreme Court? Section 116A of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 116A : Appeals to Supreme Court

(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, an appeal shall lie to the Supreme Court on any question (whether of law or fact) from every order made by a High Court under section 98 or section 99.

(2) Every appeal under this Chapter shall be preferred within a period of thirty days from the date of the order of the High Court under section 98 or section 99:

 

Provided that the Supreme Court may entertain an appeal after the expiry of the said period of thirty days if it is satisfied that the appellant had sufficient cause for not preferring the appeal within such period.

   

 

 
 


The Representation of the People Act 1951

Section 111 Report of withdrawal by the High Court to the Election Commission

Section 112 Abatement of election petitions

Section 116 Abatement or substitution on death of respondent

Section 116A Appeals to Supreme Court

Section 116B Stay of operation of order of High Court

Section 116C Procedure in appeal

CHAPTER V Cost and Security for Costs

Section 117 Security for costs

Section 118 Security for costs from a respondent

Section 119 Costs

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