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Section 12 Notification for biennial election to the Council of States - Representation of the People Act, 1951

How to publish Notification for biennial election to the Council of States? Section 12 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 12 : Notification for biennial election to the Council of States

For the purpose of filling the seats of members of the Council of States retiring on the expiration of their term of office the President shall, by one or more notifications published in the Gazette of India on such date or dates as may be recommended by the Election Commission, call upon the elected members of the Legislative Assembly or, as the case may be, the members of the electoral college, of each State concerned to elect members in accordance with the provisions of this Act and of the rules and orders made thereunder :

 

Provided that no notification under this section shall be issued more than three months prior to the date on which the term of office of the retiring members is due to expire.

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8. Subs. by Act 27 of 1956, s. 7, for Part III (ss. 12 to 18)

   

 

 
 

 

The Representation of the People Act 1951

Section 11 Removal or reduction of period of disqualification

CHAPTER IV - Disqualifications for Voting

Section 11A Disqualification arising out of conviction and corrupt practices

Section 11B Removal of Disqualifications

PART III NOTIFICATION OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

Section 12 Notification for biennial election to the Council of States

Section 12A Notification for election to fill the seat allotted to the State of Sikkim in the Council of States

Section 13 Repealed

Section 14 Notification for general election to the House of the People

Section 15 Notification for general election to a State Legislative Assembly

Section 15A Notification for certain elections to Legislative Councils

Section 16 Notification for biennial election to a State Legislative Council

Section 19 Definition, 19A  Delegation of functions of Election Commission

Section 20  General duties of chief electoral officers, Section 20A  General duties of district election officer

Section 20B  Observers

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