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Section 82 Parties to the petition - Representation of the People Act, 1951

Who are Parties to the petition? Section 82 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 82 : Parties to the petition

A petitioner shall join as respondents to his petition -

(a) where the petitioner, in addition to claiming a declaration that the election of all or any of the returned candidates is void, claims a further declaration that he himself or any other candidate has been duly elected, all the contesting candidates other than the petitioner, and where no such further declaration is claimed, all the returned candidates; and

 

(b) any other candidate against whom allegations of any corrupt practice are made in the petition.

   

 

 
 


The Representation of the People Act 1951

Section 81 Presentation of petitions

Section 82 Parties to the petition

Section 83 Contents of petition

Section 84 Relief that may be claimed by the petitioner

Section 85 Repealed

CHAPTER III - Trial of Election Petitions

Section 86 Trial of election petitions

Section 87 Procedure before the High Court

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