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Section 83 Contents of petition - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What are the Contents of petition? Section 83 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 83 : Contents of petition

(1) An election petition -

(a) shall contain a concise statement of the material facts on which the petitioner relies;

(b) shall set forth full particulars of any corrupt practice that the petitioner alleges, including as full a statement as possible of the names of the parties alleged to have committed such corrupt practice and the date and place of the commission of each such practice; and

 

(c) shall be signed by the petitioner and verified in the manner laid down in the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908 (5 of 1908) for the verification of pleadings:

Provided that where the petitioner alleges any corrupt practice, the petition shall also be accompanied by an affidavit in the prescribed form in support of the allegation of such corrupt practice and the particulars thereof.

(2) Any schedule or annexure to the petition shall also be signed by the petitioner and verified in the same manner as 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Section 85 Repealed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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