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Section 70 Election to more than one seat in either House of Parliament or in the House or either House of the legislature of a State - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is the rule for Election to more than one seat in either House of Parliament or in the House or either House of the legislature of a State? Section 70 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 70 : Election to more than one seat in either House of Parliament or in the House or either House of the legislature of a State

If a person is elected to more than one seat in either House of Parliament or in the House or either House of the Legislature of a State, then, unless within the prescribed time he resigns all but one of the seats by writing under his hand addressed to the Speaker or Chairman, as the case may be, or to such other authority or officer as may be prescribed], all the seats shall become vacant.

 

(2) If a person who is already a member of the Council of States and has taken his seat in such Council is chosen a member of the House of the People, his seat in the Council of States shall, on the date on which he is so chosen, become vacant.

   

 

 
 


The Representation of the People Act 1951

Section 61 Special procedure for preventing personation of electors

Section 61A Voting machines at elections

Section 62 Right to vote

Section 63 Method of voting- repealed

CHAPTER V - Counting of Votes

Section 64 Counting of votes

Section 64A Destruction, loss, etc., of ballot papers at the time of counting

Section 65 Equality of votes

Section 66 Declaration of results

Section 67 Report of the result

Section 67A Date of election of candidate

CHAPTER VI - Multiple Elections

Section 68 Vacation of seats when elected to both Houses of Parliament

Section 69 Vacation of seats by persons already members of one House on election to other House of Parliament

Section 70 Election to more than one seat in either House of Parliament or in the House or either House of the legislature of a State

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