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Section 15 Notification for general election to a State Legislative Assembly - Representation of the People Act, 1951

How to publish Notification for general election to a State Legislative Assembly? Section 15 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 15 : Notification for general election to a State Legislative Assembly

(1) A general election shall be held for the purpose of constituting a new Legislative Assembly on the expiration of the duration of the existing Assembly or on its dissolution.

(2) For the said purpose,

2 [the Governor or Administrator, as the case may be], 3 * * * shall by one or more notifications published in the Official Gazette of the State on such date or dates as may be recommended by the Election Commission, call upon all Assembly constituencies in the State to elect members in accordance with the provisions of this Act and of the rules and orders made thereunder:

 

Provided that where a general election is held otherwise than on the dissolution of the existing Legislative Assembly, no such notification shall be issued at any time earlier than six months prior to the date on which the duration of that Assembly would expire under the provisions of clause (1), of article 172 3 * * * 4 [or under the provisions of section 5 of the Government of Union Territories Act, 1963 (20 of 1963), as the case may be.]

   

 

 
 

 

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Section 13 Repealed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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