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Section 30 Appointment of dates for nominations, etc - Representation of the People Act, 1951

How is Appointment of dates for nominations, etc? Section 30 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 30 : Appointment of dates for nominations, etc

As soon as the notification calling upon a constituency to elect a member or members is issued, the Election Commission shall, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint -

(a) the last date for making nominations, which shall be the seventh day after the date of publication of the first-mentioned notification or, if that day is a public holiday, the next succeeding day which is not a public holiday;

 

(b) the date for the scrutiny of nominations, which shall be the day immediately following the last date for making nominations or, if that day is a public holiday, the next succeeding day which is not a public holiday ;

(c) the last date for the withdrawal of candidatures, which shall be the second day after the date for the scrutiny of nominations or, if that day is a public holiday, the next succeeding day which is not a public holiday;

(d) the date or dates on which a poll shall, if necessary, be taken, which or the first of which shall be a date not earlier than the fourteenth day after the last date for the withdrawal of candidatures; and

(e) the date before which the election shall be completed.

   

 

 
 

 

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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