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Section 47 Appointment of counting agents - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is the Procedure for Appointment of counting agents? Section 47 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 47 : Appointment of counting agents

A contesting candidate or his election agent may appoint in the prescri bed manner one or more persons, but not exceeding such number as may be prescribed, to be present as his counting agent or agents at the counting of votes, and when any such appointment is made notice of the appointment shall be given in the prescribed manner to the returning officer.

 

 

   

 

 
 


The Representation of the People Act 1951

Section 41 Disqualification for being an election agent

Section 42 Revocation of the appointment, or death, of an election agent

43. Effect of default in appointment of election agent under section 42. Rep. by the Representation of the People (Second Amendment) Act, 1956 (27 of 1956), s. 25.

44. Duty of the election agent to keep accounts. Rep. by s. 25

Section 45 Functions of election agents

Section 46 Appointment of polling agents

Section 47 Appointment of counting agents

Section 48 Revocation of the appointment or death of a polling agent or counting agent

Section 49 Functions of polling agents and counting agents - Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 50 Attendance of contesting candidate or his election agent at polling stations, and performance by him of the functions of a polling agent or counting agent

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