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Section 99 Other orders to be made by the High Court - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What are Other orders to be made by the High Court? Section 99 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 99 : Other orders to be made by the High Court

(1) At the time of making an order under section 98 the High Court shall also make an order -

(a) where any charge is made in the petition of any corrupt practice having been committed at the election, recording -

(i) a finding whether any corrupt practice has or has not been proved to have been committed at the election, and the nature of that corrupt practice; and

(ii) the names of all persons, if any, who have been proved at the trial to have been guilty of any corrupt practice and the nature of that practice; and

(b) fixing the total amount of costs payable and specifying the persons by and to whom costs shall be paid:

 

Provided that a person who is not a party to the petition shall not be named in the order under sub-clause (ii) of clause (a) unless -

(a) he has been given notice to appear before the High Court and to show cause why he should not be so named; and

(b) if he appears in pursuance of the notice, he has been given an opportunity of cross-examining any witness who has already been examined by the High Court and has given evidence against him, of calling evidence in his defence and of being heard.

(2) In this section and in section 100, the expression "agent" has the same meaning as in section 123.

   

 

 
 


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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