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Section 98 Decision of the High Court - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is provision regarding Decision of the High Court? Section 98 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 98 : Decision of the High Court

At the conclusion of the trial of an election petition the High Court shall make an order -

(a) dismissing the election petition; or

(b) declaring the election of all or any of the returned candidates to be void; or

 

(c) declaring the election, of all or any of the returned candidates to be void and the petitioner or any other candidate to have been duly elected

(2) Every notice referred to in sub-section (1) shall be accompanied by the statement and particulars required by section 83 in the case of an election petition and shall be signed and verified in like manner.

   

 

 
 


The Representation of the People Act 1951

Section 93 Documentary evidence

Section 94 : Secrecy of voting not to be infringed

Section 95 Answering of criminating questions and certificate of indemnity

Section 96 Expenses of witnesses

Section 97 Recrimination when seat claimed

Section 98 Decision of the High Court

Section 99 Other orders to be made by the High Court

Section 100 Grounds for declaring election to be void

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