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Section 78B Supply of certain items to candidates, etc - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is the rule for Supply of certain items to candidates, etc? Section 78B of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 78B : Supply of certain items to candidates, etc

(1) The Election Commission shall, at any time between the date of publication of the notification calling the election for the purposes of constituting the House of the People or the Legislative Assembly of a State and the date on which the poll is to be taken, supply or cause to be supplied, such items as the Central Government may, by order, determine in consultation with the Election Commission, to the electors in the constituencies concerned or to the candidates set up by the recognised political parties.

 

(2) Where the Election Commission supplies the items to the candidates under sub-section (1), the Central Government may, in consultation with the Election Commission, impose conditions with respect to the reduction of the maximum expenditure which may be incurred by the candidate under section 77.

Explanation. - For the purposes of section 39A, this Chapter and clause (hh) of sub-section (2) of section 169, the expression "recognised political party", has the meaning assigned to it in the Election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968.

   

 

 
 


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Section 72 Repealed by the Territorial Councils Act, 1956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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