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Section 78A Free supply of copies of electoral rolls - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is the rule for Free supply of copies of electoral rolls? Section 78A of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 78A : Free supply of copies of electoral rolls

(1) The Government shall, at any election to be held for the purposes of constituting the House of the People or the Legislative Assembly of a State, supply, free of cost, to the candidates of recognised political parties such number of copies of the electoral roll, as finally published under the Representation of the People Act, 1950 (43 of 1950) and such other material as may be prescribed.

(2) The material referred to in sub-section (1) shall be supplied,-

 

(i) subject to such conditions as may be imposed by the Central Government in consultation with the Election Commission with respect to the reduction of the maximum expenditure which may be incurred by the candidate under section 77; and

(ii) through such officers as may be specified by the Election Commission who shall act in accordance with such general or special directions as may be given by the Election Commission.

   

 

 
 


The Representation of the People Act 1951

CHAPTER VII - Publication of election Results and Nominations

Section 71 Publication of results of elections to the Council of States and of names of persons nominated by the President

Section 72 Repealed by the Territorial Councils Act, 1956

Section 73 Publication of results of general elections to the House of the People and the State Legislative Assemblies

Section 73A Special provisions as to certain elections

Section 74 Publication of results of elections to the State Legislative Councils and of names of persons nominated to such Councils

CHAPTER VIIA - DECLARATION OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES

Section 75A Declaration of assets and liabilities

Section 76 Application of Chapter

Section 77 Account of election expenses and maximum thereof

Section 78 Lodging of account with the district election officer

PART VA FREE SUPPLY OF CERTAIN MATERIAL TO CANDIDATES OF RECOGNISED POLITICAL PARTIES

Section 78A Free supply of copies of electoral rolls

Section 78B Supply of certain items to candidates, etc

PART VI DISPUTES REGARDING ELECTIONS

CHAPTER I - Interpretation

Section 79 Definitions

CHAPTER II Presentation of Election Petitions to High Court

Section 80 Election petitions

Section 80A High Court to try election petitions

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