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Section 6 of Qualification for membership of a Legislative Council - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is the Qualification for membership of a Legislative Council? Section 6 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 6 : Qualification for membership of a Legislative Council

(1) A person shall not be qualified to be chosen to fill a seat in the Legislative Council of a State to be filled by election unless he is an elector for any Assembly constituency in that State.

(2) A person shall not be qualified to be chosen to fill a seat in the Legislative Council of a State to be filled by nomination by the Governor 1
* * * unless he is ordinarily resident in the State.

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1. The words "or the Rajpramukh, as the case may be" omitted by the Adaptation of Laws (No. 2) Order, 1956
 

 
   

 

 
 

 

The Representation of the People Act 1951

Part I Preliminary

Section 2  - Interpretation

PART II QUALIFICATIONS AND DISQUALIFICATIONS

CHAPTER I - Qualifications for Membership of Parliament

Section 3 of Qualification for membership of the Council of States

Section 4 Qualifications for membership of the House of the People

CHAPTER II. -Qualifications for Membership of State Legislatures

Section 5 of Qualifications for membership of a Legislative Assembly

Section 5A Qualifications for membership of a Legislative Assembly Sikkim

Section 6 of Qualification for membership of a Legislative Council

CHAPTER III - Disqualifications for membership of Parliament and State Legislatures

Section 7 of Definition

Section 8 of Disqualification on conviction for certain offences

Section 8A of Disqualification on ground of corrupt practices

Section 9 of Disqualification for dismissal for corruption or disloyalty

Section 9A of Disqualification for Government contracts, etc

Section 10 of Disqualification for office under Government company

Section 10A of Disqualification for failure to lodge account of election expenses

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