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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 - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is 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? Section 50 of 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

(1) At every election where a poll is taken, each contesting candidate at such election and his election agent shall have a right to be present at any polling station provided under section 25 for the taking of the poll or at the place fixed under sub-section (1) of section 29 for the poll.

 

(2) A contesting candidate or his election agent may himself do any act or thing which any polling agent or the counting agent of such contesting candidate if appointed, would have been authorised by or under this Act to do, or may
assist any polling agent or the counting agent of such contesting candidate in doing any such act or thing.

   

 

 
 


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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