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Section 157 Commencement of the term of office of members of the Legislative Councils - Representation of the People Act, 1951

When is the Commencement of the term of office of members of the Legislative Councils? Section 157 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 157 : Commencement of the term of office of members of the Legislative Councils

(1) The term of office of a member of the Legislative Council of a State whose name is required to be notified in the Official Gazette under section 74 shall begin on the date of such notification.

 

(2) The term of office of a member of the Legislative Council of a State whose name is not required to be notified under section 74 shall begin on the date of publication in the Official Gazette of the declaration containing the name of such person as elected under section 67 or of the notification issued under sub-clause (e) of clause (3) of article 171, announcing the nomination of such person to the Council, as the case may be. 

   

 

 
 


The Representation of the People Act 1951

Section 151 Casual vacancies in the State Legislative Councils

Section 151A Time limit for filling vacancies referred to in sections 147, 149, 150 and 151

Section 152 List of members of the State Legislative Assemblies and electoral colleges to be maintained by the returning Officers concerned

Section 153 Extension of time for completion of election

Section 154 Term of office of members of the Council of States

Section 155 Commencement of the term of office of members of the Council of States

Section 156 Term of office of members of State Legislative Councils

Section 157 Commencement of the term of office of members of the Legislative Councils

Section 158 Return of forfeiture of candidate's deposit

Section 159 Staff of certain authorities to be made available for election work

Section 160 Requisitioning of premises, vehicles, etc., for election purposes

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