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Section 20  General duties of chief electoral officers, Section 20A  General duties of district election officer - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What are the General duties of chief electoral officers? Section 20 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 20 : General duties of chief electoral officers

Subject to the superintendence, direction and control of the Election Commission, the chief electoral officer of each State shall supervise the conduct of all elections in the State under this Act.

 

Section 20A : General duties of district election officer

(1) Subject to the superintendence, direction and control of the chief electoral officer, the district election officer shall coordinate and supervise all work in the district or in the area within his jurisdiction in connection with the conduct of all elections to Parliament and the Legislature of the State.

(2) The district election officer shall also perform such other functions as may be entrusted to him by the Election Commission and the chief electoral officer.

   

 

 
 

 

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Section 13 Repealed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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