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Representation of the People Act, 1950

[Act No. 43 of 1950 dated 12th. May, 1950] An Act to provide for the allocation of seats in, and the delimitation of constituencies for the purpose of elections to, the House of the People and the Legislatures of States, the qualifications of voters at such elections, the preparation of electoral rolls, 1[the manner of filling seats in the Council of States to be filled by representatives of 2[Union territories]], and matters connected therewith. BE it enacted by Parliament as follows: -



Section Title
Section- 1 Section-1 Short Title Chapter 1
Section- 2 Section-2 Definitions Chapter 1
Section- 3 Section-3 Allocation of seats in the House of the People Chapter 1
Section- 4 Section-4 Filling of seats in the House of the People and parliamentary constituencies Chapter 1
Section- 5 Section-5 Parliamentary constituencies Chapter 1
Section- 6 Section-6 Delimination of parliamentary constituencies Chapter 1
Section- 7 Section-7 Total number of seats in Legislative Assemblies and assembly constituencies Chapter 1
Section- 7A Section-7A Total number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of Sikkim and Assembly constituencies Chapter 1
Section- 8 Section-8 Consolidation of delimitation orders Chapter 1
Section- 9 Section-9 Power of Election commission to maintain Delimitation Order up-to-date Chapter 1
Section- 9A Section-9A Power of Election Commission to determine the constituencies to be served for Schedule Tribes in certain States Chapter 1
Section- 10 Section-10 Allocation of seats in the Legislative Councils Chapter 1
Section- 11 Section-11 Delimitation of Council constituencies Chapter 1
Section- 12 Section-12 Power to alter or amend orders Chapter 1
Section- 13 Section-13 Procedure as to orders delimiting constituencies Chapter 1
Section- 13A Section-13A Chief electoral officers Chapter 1
Section- 13AA Section-13AA District election officers Chapter 1
Section- 13B Section-13B Electoral registration officers Chapter 1
Section- 13C Section-13C Assistant electoral registration officers Chapter 1
Section- 13CC Section-13CC Chief Electoral Officers, District Election Officers, etc., deemed to be on deputation to Election Commission Chapter 1
Section- 13D Section-13D Electoral rolls for parliamentary constituencies Chapter 1
Section- 14 Section-14 Definitions Chapter 1
Section- 15 Section-15 Electoral roll for every constituency Chapter 1
Section- 16 Section-16 Disqualifications for registration in an electoral roll Chapter 1
Section- 17 Section-17 No person to be registered in more than one constituency Chapter 1
Section- 18 Section-18 No person to be registered more than once in any constituency Chapter 1
Section- 19 Section-19 Conditions of registration Chapter 1
Section- 20 Section-20 Meaning of "ordinarily resident" Chapter 1
Section- 21 Section-21 Preparation and revision of electoral rolls Chapter 1
Section- 22 Section-22 Correction of entries in electoral rolls Chapter 1
Section- 23 Section-23 Inclusion of names in electoral rolls Chapter 1
Section- 24 Section-24 Appeals Chapter 1
Section- 25 Section-25 Fee for applications and appeals Chapter 1
Section- 25A Section-25A Conditions of registration as elector in Sangha constituency in Sikkim Chapter 1
Section- 26 Section-26 Preparation of electoral rolls for Assembly constituencies Chapter 1
Section- 27 Section-27 Preparation of electoral rolls for Council constituencies Chapter 1
Section- 27A Section-27A Constitution of electoral colleges for the filling of seats in the Council of States allotted to Union territories Chapter 1
Section- 27B-27D Section-27B-27D Repealed by the Territorial Councils Act, 1956 Chapter 1
Section- 27E-27F Section-27E-27F Repealed by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1956 Chapter 1
Section- 27G Section-27G Termination of membership of electoral college for certain disqualifications Chapter 1
Section- 27H Section-27H Manner of filling of seats in the Council of States allotted to Union territories Chapter 1
Section- 27I Section-27I Special provisions for the filling of the seats in the Council of States allotted to the States of Ajmer and Coorg and the States of Manipur and Tripura- Repealed by the Adaptation of Laws (No. 2) Order, 1956] Chapter 1
Section- 27J Section-27J Power of electoral colleges to elect notwithstanding vacancies therein Chapter 1
Section- 28 Section-28 Power to make rules Chapter 1
Section- 29 Section-29 Staff of local authorities to be made available Chapter 1
Section- 30 Section-30 Jurisdiction of civil courts barred Chapter 1
Section- 31 Section-31 Making false declarations Chapter 1
Section- 32 Section-32 Breach of official duty in connection with the preparation, etc., of electoral rolls Chapter 1
Section- THE FIRST SCHEDULE : Allocation of seats in the House of the People Chapter 1
Section- THE SECOND SCHEDULE : Total number of seats in the Legislative Assemblies Chapter 1
Section- THE THIRD SCHEDULE : Allocation of seats in the Legislative Councils Chapter 1
Section- THE FOURTH SCHEDULE : Local authorities for purposes of elections to Legislative Councils Chapter 1
Section- Foot Notes Chapter 1
Section- The Fifth Schedule [Repealed by the Government of Union Territories Act, 1963] Chapter 1
Section- The Sixth Schedule [Repealed by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1956] Chapter 1
Section- The Seventh Schedule [Repealed by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act] Chapter 1

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