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Section 27  General duty of the presiding officer, Section 28 Duties of a polling officer - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is the General duty of the presiding officer? Section 27 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 27 : General duty of the presiding officer

It shall be the general duty of the presiding officer at a polling station
to keep order thereat and to see that the poll is fairly taken

 

Section 28 : Duties of a polling officer

It shall be the duty of the polling officers at a polling station to assist the presiding officer for such station in the performance of his functions.

   

 

 
 

 

The Representation of the People Act 1951

Section 21  Returning officers

Section 22  Assistant returning officers

Section 23  Returning officer to include assistant returning officers performing the functions of the returning officer

Section 24  General duty of the returning officer

Section 25  Provision of polling stations for constituencies

Section 26  Appointment of presiding officers for polling stations

Section 27  General duty of the presiding officer, Section 28 Duties of a polling officer

Section 28A  Returning officer, presiding officer, etc., deemed to be on deputation to Election Commission

Section 29  Special provisions in the case of certain elections

PART IVA REGISTRATION OF POLITICAL PARTIES

Section 29A  Registration with the Election Commission of associations and bodies as political parties

Section 29B Political parties entitled to accept contribution

Section 29C Declaration of donation received by the political parties

PART V CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS
CHAPTER I Nomination of Candidates

Section 30 Appointment of dates for nominations, etc

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