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THE REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE ACT, 1950

Title : THE REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE ACT, 1950

Year : 1950



(1) The Central Government may, after consulting the Election Commission, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules 1* for carrying out the purposes of this Act.

(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-

2*[(a) The determination of ordinary residence under sub-section (7) of section 20;

(aa) The particulars to be entered in the electoral rolls;]

(b) The preliminary publication of electoral rolls 3[***]

(c) The manner in which and the time within which claims and objections as to entries in electoral rolls may be preferred;

4 [***]

(e) The manner in which notices of claims or objections shall be published;

(f) The place, date and time at which claims or objections shall be heard and the manner in which claims or objections shall be heard and disposed of;

(g) The final publication of electoral rolls;

5*[(h) The revision and correction of electoral rolls and inclusion of names therein;]

7*[(hh) The procedure for proper verification of facts for amending, transposing or deleting any entry in the electoral rolls, under section 22;

(hhh) The procedure for proper verification of facts for inclusion of or striking off, names in the electoral rolls, under sub-section (2) of section 23;]

(i) Any other matter required to be prescribed by this Act.

6*[(3) Every rule made by the Central Government under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament, while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule.]
 
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1. See the Registration of Electors Rules, 1960.

2. Substituted by Act 47 of 1966, Section 12, for clause (a) w.e.f. 14-12-1966.

3. Certain words omitted by Act 73 of 1950, Section 9.

4. Clause (d) omitted by Act 20 of 1960, Section 3.

5. Substituted by Act 2 of 1956, Section 24, for clause (h).

6. Substituted by Act 88 of 1976, Section 6, for sub-section (3).

7. Inserted by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 2010 (Act No. 36 of 2010) w.e.f. 10.02.2011.
 
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Every local authority in a State shall, when so requested by the chief electoral officer of the State, make available to any electoral registration officer such staff as may be necessary for the performance of any duties in connection with the preparation and revision of electoral rolls.

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1. Substituted by Act 2 of 1956, Section 25, for section 29.

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No civil court shall have jurisdiction-

(a) To entertain or adjudicate upon any question whether any person is or is not entitled to be registered in an electoral roll for a constituency; or

(b) To question the legality of any action taken by or under the authority of an electoral registration officer, or of any decision given by any authority appointed under this Act for the revision of any such roll.



If any person makes in connection with-

(a) The preparation, revision or correction of an electoral roll, or

(b) The inclusion or exclusion of any entry in or from an electoral roll,a statement or declaration in writing which is false and which he cither knows or believes to be false or does not believe to be true, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both.

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1. Inserted by Act 58 of 1958, Section 11.

2. Substituted by Act 20 of 1960, Section 4, for section 31.

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(1) If any electoral registration officer, assistant electoral registration officer or other person required by or under this Act to perform any official duty in connection with preparation, revision or correction of an electoral roll or the inclusion or exclusion of any entry in or from that roll, is without reasonable cause, guilty of any act or omission in breach of such official duty, he shall be punishable 1*[with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than three months but which may extend to two years and with fine].

(2) No suit or other legal proceeding shall lie against any such officer or other person for damages in respect of any such act or omission as aforesaid.

(3) No Court shall take cognizance of any offence punishable under sub-section (1) unless there is a complaint made by order of, or under authority from, the Election Commission or the chief electoral officer of the State concerned.]

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1. Substituted by Act 21 of 1996, Section 2, for "with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees" w.e.f. 1-8-1996.

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Schedule I 
17* FIRST SCHEDULE

(See section 3)
Allocation of Seats in the House of the People

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Number of seats in the House as constituted in 2004 on the basis of the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 1976 as amended from time to time Number of seats in the House as subsequently constituted as per the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008

S.No.
Name of the/Union territory
 Number of seats in the House as constituted on 1-1-1973
Number of seats in the House as subsequently constituted
1.Andhra Pradesh42 6 2 42   7 3  
2.Arunachal Pradesh 2 .. ..  2   .. ..
3.Assam14 1 2 14 1 2
4.Bihar 40 7 .. 40 6 ..
5.
Chhattisgarh11 2 4 11 1 4
6.
Goa2 .. .. 2 .. ..
7.
Gujarat26 2 4

26
2
4
8.
Haryana10
2
..
10
2
..
9.
Himachal Pradesh4
1
..
4
1
..
10.
Jammu and Kashmir6
..
..
6
..
..
11.
Jharkhand14
1
5
14
1
5
12.
Karnataka28
4
..
28
5
2
13.
Kerala20
2
..
20
2
..
14.
Madhya Pradesh 29
4
5
29
4
6
15.
Maharashtra48
3
4
48
5
4
16.
Manipur2
..
1
2
..
1
17.
Meghalaya2
..
..
2
..
2
18.
Mizoram1
..
1
1
..
1
19.
Nagaland1
..
..
1
..
..
20.
Orissa21
3
5
21
3
5
21.
Punjab13
3
..
13
4
..
22.
Rajasthan25
4
3
25
4
3
23.
Sikkim1
..
..
1
..
..
24.
Tamil Nadu39
7
..
39
7
..
25.
Tripura2
..
1
2
..
1
26.
Uttarakhand5
..
..
5
1
..
27.
Uttar Pradesh80
18
..
80
17
..
28.
West Bengal42
8
2
42
10
2


II. UNION TERRITORIES:  
 
I. Andaman and Nicobar

1Islands1..
..
111
2.
Chandigarh1....1....
3.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli1..11..1
4.
Delhi71..71..
5.
Daman and Diu1

1....
6.
Lakshadweep1..11..1
7.
Puducherry1....1....

Total
543
79
41
543
84
47

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1. Substituted by Act 88 of 1976, Section 7, for the First Schedule w.e.f. 2-9-1976.

2. Entry numbers have been renumbered by 

(i) Act 34 of 1986, Section 8 w.e.f. 20-2-1987; 

(ii) Act 69 of 1986, Section 8 w.e.f. 20-3-1987; 

(iii) Act 18 of 1987, Section 8 w.e.f. 30-5-1987; 

(iv) Act 28 of 2000, Section 9; 

(v) Act 29 of 2000, Section 9; 

(vi) Act 3 of 2000, Section 9.

3. Entry numbers have been renumbered by 

(i) Act 69 of 1986, Section 8 w.e.f. 20-2-1987); 

(ii) Act 18 of 1987, Section 8 w.e.f. 30-5-1987); 

(iii) Act 28 of 2000, Section 9; 

(iv) Act 30 of 2000, Section 9.

4. Substituted by Act 30 of 2000, Section 9.

5. Inserted by Act 28 of 2000, Section 12.

6. Inserted by Act 18 of 1987, sec/ 8 w.e.f. 20-2-1987.

7. Inserted by Act 3 of 2000, Section 9.

8. Substituted by Act 28 of 2000, Section 9.

9. Substituted by S.O. 35 (E), dated 21st January, 1978, for "3".

10. Inserted by Act 34 of 1986, Section 8 w.e.f. 20-2-1987.

11. Inserted by Act 29 of 2000, Section 9.

12. Substituted by Act 29 of 2000, Section 9.

13. Entry relating to Arunachal Pradesh omitted by Act 69 of 1986, Section 8 w.e.f. 20-2-1987.

14. Entry numbers have been renumbered by Act 69 of 1986, Section 8 w.e.f. 20-2-1987.

15. Substituted by Act 18 of 1987, Section 12, for the entry relating to Goa, Daman and Diu w.e.f. 30-5-1987.

16. Entry relating to Mizoram omitted by Act 34 of 1986, Section 8 w.e.f. 20-2-1987

17. Substituted by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 2008 for the following :-

"1 [THE FIRST SCHEDULE
(See section 3)

Number of seats in the House as subsequently constituted

S.No.
Name of the State/Union territoryNumber of seats in the House as constituted on 1-1-1973
Number of seats in the House as subsequently constituted

11Total  
Reserved for the Scheduled CastesReserved for the Scheduled TribesTotal Reserved for the Scheduled CastesReserved for the Scheduled Tribes
1.Andhra Pradesh41
6
2
42
6
2
2.
1*Arunachal Pradesh1
-
1
2
-
-
3.
2*Assam14
1
2
14
1
2
4.
3*4*Bihar53
7
5
40
7
-
5.
5*Chhatisgash-
-
-
11
-
-
6.
6*Goa-
-
-
2
-
-
7.
Gujarat24
2
3
26
2
4
8.
Haryana9
2
-
10
2
-
9.
Himachal Pradesh4
1
-
4
1
-
10.
Jammu and Kashmir6
-
-
6
-
-
11.
Jharkhand-
-
-
14
1
5
12.
Karnataka27
4
-
28
4
-
13.
Kerala19
2
-
20
-
-
14.
Madhya Pradesh37
5
8
8*[29]
-
-
15.
Maharashtra45
3
3
48
3
9*[4]
16.
Manipur2
-
1
1
-
-
17.
Meghalya2
-
2
-
-
-
18.
10*Mizoram1
-
1
1
-
1
19.
Nagaland1
-
-
1
-
-
20
Orissa20
3
5
21
3
5
21.
Punjab13
3
-
13
3
3
22.
Rajasthan23
4
3
25
4
-
23.
Sikkim-
-
-
1
-
-
24.
Tamil Nadu39
7
-
39
7
-
25.
Tripura2
-
1
2
-
1
26.
Uttaranchal -
-
-
5
-
-
27.
Uttar Pradesh 85
18
-
80
-
-
28.
West Bengal40
8
2
12*[42]
8
2

II. UNION TERRITORIES:

1.Andaman and Nicobar Islands13[***] 1   
-
-
 1-
 -
2.
14*Chandigarh1
-
-
 1
-
 -
3.
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 1
-
1
 1
-
 1
4.
Delhi7
1
 -
  7
1
  -
5.
Daman and Diu1
 -
 -
  1
 -
  -
6.
Lakshadweep1
 -
 1
  1
 -
  1
7.
Pondicherry1
 -
 -
  1
 -
  -

Total 522 77 
41 543
 79
 41

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Schedule II 
16*SECOND SCHEDULE

(See sections 7 and 7A)
Total number of seats in the Legislative Assemblies

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S.No. 
Name of the State/ Union territory Number of seats in the House as constituted on the basis of the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order,1976 as amended from time to time Number of seats in the House as subsequently constituted as per the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008



Total Reserved for the Sche- duled CastesReserved for the Sche- duled TribesTotal    
Reserved for the Scheduled CastesReserved for the Scheduled Tribes
1.
Andhra Pradesh 294
39
15
294
 48
19
2.
Arunachal Pradesh60
..
59
60
 ..
59
3.
Assam126
8
16
126
 8
16
4.
Bihar243
39
..
243
 38
2
5.
Chhattisgarh90
10
34
90
 10
29
6.
Goa40
1
 ..
40
 1
..
7.Gujarat182
13
26
182
 13
27
8.
Haryana90
17
..
90
17
..
9.
Himachal Pradesh68
16
3
68
17
3
10.
Jammu and Kashmir*76
6
..
..
..
..
11.
Jharkhand81
9
28
81
9
28
12.
Karnataka224
33
2
224
36
15
13.
Kerala140
13
1
140
14
2
14.
Madhya Pradesh230
34
41
230
35
47
15.
Maharashtra288
18
22
288
29
25
16.
Manipur60
1
19
60
1
19
17.
Meghalaya60
..
55
60
..
55
18.
Mizoram40
..
39
40
..
17*[39]
19.
Nagaland60
..
59
60
..
59
20.
Orissa147
22
34
147
24
33
21.
Punjab117
29
..
117
34
..
22.
Rajasthan200
33
24
200
34
25
23.
Sikkim32
2
12**
32
2
12**
24.
Tamil Nadu234
42
3
234
44
2
25.
Tripura60
7
20
60
10
20
26.
Uttarakhand70
12
3
70
13
2
27.
Uttar Pradesh403
89
..
403
85
..
28.
West Bengal294
59
17
294
68
16

II. UNION TERRITORIES:

1.Delhi70
13..
70
12..
2.
Puducherry305..305..

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* Under the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, the number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of that State excluding the 24 seats earmarked for Pakistan occupied territory is 87 out of which 7 seats have been reserved for the Scheduled Castes in pursuance of the Jammu and Kashmir Representation of the People Act, 1957.

** Reserved 1 scat for Sanghas and 12 seats for the Sikkimese of Bhutia Lepcha origin.
 
1. Entry numbers have been renumbered by:-

(i) Act 69 of 1986, Section 8 w.e.f. 20-2-1987);

(ii) Act 18 of 1987, Section 8 w.e.f. 30-5-1987);

(iii) Act 28 of 2000, Section 9;
 
(iv) Act 30 of 2000, Section 9. 

2. Substituted by Act 88 of 1976, Section 7, for the second schedule w.e.f. 2-9-1976. 

3. Inserted by Act 69 of 1986, Section 10 w.e.f. 20-2-1987. 

4. Substituted by Act 30 of 2000, Section 12, for entry 4. 

5. Inserted by Act 30 of 2000, Section 12. 

6. Inserted by Act 18 of 1987, Section 12 w.e.f. 30-5-1987. 

7. Entry number has been renumbered by Act 34 of 1986, Section 8 w.e.f. 20-2-1987. 

8. Entry numbers have been renumbered by 

(i) Act 34 of 1986, Section 8 w.e.f. 20-2-1987; 

(ii) Act 69 of 1986, Section 8 w.e.f. 20-3-1987; 

(iii) Act 18 of 1987, Section 8 w.e.f. 30-5-1987; 

(iv) Act 28 of 2000, Section 9; 

(v) Act 29 of 2000, Section 9; (v) Act 3 of 2000, Section 9.
 
9. Inserted by Act 30 of 2000, Section 12. 

10. Substituted by Act 28 of 2000, Section 12, for "320". 

11. Inserted by Act 34 of 1986, Section 10 w.e.f. 29-2-1987. 

12. Entry numbers have been renumbered by Act 28 of 2000, Section 12;Act 29 of 2000,Section 12 and Act 30 of 2000,Section12.

13. Substituted by Act 29 of 2000, Section 12, for "425". 

14. Under the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, the number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of that State excluding the 24 seats earmarked for Pakistan occupied territory is 76 out of which 6 seats have been reserved for the Scheduled Casted in pursuance of the Jammu and Kashmir Representation of People Act, 1957. 

15. Entry relating to Arunachal Pradesh omitted by Act 69 of 1986, Section 10 w.e.f. 20-2-1987.

16. Substituted by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 2008 for the following:-

"1* [2*[THE SECOND SCHEDULE 
(See sections 7 and 7A) 
Total number of Seats in Legislative Assemblies


S.No
Name of the State/Union territory Number of seats in the House as constituted on 1-1-1973 Number of seats in the House as subsequently constituted


 Total    
Reserved for the Scheduled Castes
Reserved for the Scheduled TribesTotal     
Reserved for the  Scheduled Castes
Reserved for the Scheduled Tribes
1.Andhra Pradesh 2874011294 3915
2.

1*Arunachal Pradesh
  --
-60 -59
3.
Assam 114810126
 816
4.
Bihar 31845
292434828
5.
Chhatisgarh  -
-90- -
6.
2*Goa 30--
401 -
7.
Gujarat 1681122
1821326
8.
3*Haryana 81
15
-
90
17
-
9.
4*Himachal Pradesh 68
16
3
68
16
3
10.
5*Jammu and Kashmir  75
6
-
76
6
 -
11.
6*Jharkhand  -
-
-
81
9
28
12.
7*Karnataka 216
29
2
224
33
2
13.
8*Kerala 133
11
2
140
13
1
14.
Madhya Pradesh296
39
61
10*[230]
44
75*
15.
Madhya Pradesh296
39
61
230
44
75
16.
Maharashtra270
15
16
288
18
22
17.
Manipur60
1
19
60
1
19
18.
Meghalaya60
-
50
60
-
55**
19.
11*Mizoram30
-
-
40
-
39
20.
Nagaland52
-
-
60
-
59
21.
Orissa140
22
34
147
22
34
22.
Punjab104
23
-
117
29
-
23.
Rajasthan184
31
21
200
33
24
24.
Sikkim-
-
-
32
2
12
25.
Tamil Nadu234
42
2
234
42
3
26.
Tripura60
6
19
60
7
17
27.
12*Uttaranchal -
-
-
70
-
 -
28.
Uttar Pradesh 13*[403]
89
-
403
92
1
29.
West Bengal280
55
16
294
59
17

II. UNION TERRITORIES

1.
14[15[***]






2.
14[16[***]






3.
14[17[***]





4.
Pondicherry            30
               5
              -
          30
         5
             -   


17. Substituted by the Representation of the people (Amendment) Act, 2009 [Act No. 41 of 2009] to be effective from 01.02.2010 vide Notification No. S.O.225(E) dated 01.02.2010 previous text was:- "38"
 
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Schedule III 

1*2*THIRD SCHEDULE
(See section 10)
Allocation of Seats in the Legislative Councils

S.No.
Name of    State Number to be elected or nominated under article 171(3)


Total Number

Sub-Clause

Sub-clause

Sub-clause

Sub-clause

Sub-clause

1.1***





2.
Andhra Pradesh9031
8
8
31
12
3.
Bihar96
34
8
8
34
12
4.
2***






5.
3*Madhya Pradesh9031883112
6.4***





7.5*Maharashtra7822773012
8.
6*Karnataka75
25
7
7
25
11
9.
7***






10.
Uttar Pradesh108 39
9
9
39
12
11.
8**







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1. Under the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, the number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of that State excluding the 24 seats earmarked for Pakistan occupied territory is 76 out of which 6 seats have been reserved for the Scheduled Casted in pursuance of the Jammu and Kashmir Representation of People Act, 1957.

2. Substituted by Act 37 of 1957, Section 12, for the Third Schedule

3. Entry relating to Andhra Pradesh omitted by Act 34 of 1985, Section 5 w.e.f. 1-6-1985.

4. Entry relating to Bombay omitted by Act 11 of 1960, Section 21 w.e.f. 1-5-1960.

5. Renumbered by Act 11 of 1960, Section 21 w.e.f. 1-5-1960.

6. Entry relating to Tamil Nadu omitted by Act 40 of 1986, Section 5 w.e.f. 1-11-1986.

7. Inserted by Act 11 of 1960, Section 21 w.e.f. 1-5-1960.

8. Substituted by Act 31 of 1987, Section 2.

9. Substituted by the Mysore State (Alteration of Name) (Adaptation of Laws on Union Subjects) Order, 1974 Section 3 and Sch, for "Mysore" w.e.f. 1-11-1973.

10. Entry relating to Punjab omitted by Act 46 of 1969, Section 5 w.e.f. 7-1-1970.

11. Entry relating to West Bengal omitted by Act 20 of 1969, Section 5 w.e.f. 1.8.1969.

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Schedule IV

THE FOURTH SCHEDULE
[See section 27(2)]

Local Authorities for purposes of Elections to Legislative Councils
1[2[***]

"Andhra Pradesh

1. Municipal Corporations.

2. Municipalities.

3. Nagar Panchayats.

4. Cantonment Boards.

5. Zila Praja Parishads.

6. Mandal Praja Parishads.".

3*[ BIHAR

1. Nagar Parishads.

2. Cantonment Boards.

3. Nagar Panchayats.

4. Zila Parishads.

5. Panchayat Samitis.

6. Nagar Nigams (Corporations).

7. Gram Panchayats.]

1[4 [MADHYA PRADESH

1*[5*[1.Municipalities.
   
4. Cantonment Boards.  
 
2. Janapada Sabhas.

Area Committees.

5. Notified

3.Panchayats. Mandal

6. Town Area Committees.]]
 
1[6 [***]
   
1[7*[MAHARASHTRA .

1[8*[1. Municipalities.

2. Cantonment Boards.

1[9[***]

4. Zila Parishad.]]

1*[10* [1*[11*[KARNATAKA]

1*[12*[1. City Municipal Corporations.

2. City Municipal Councils.

3. Town Municipal Councils.

4. Town Panchayats.

5. Zilla Panchayats.

6. Taluk Panchayats.

7. Grama Panchayats.

8. Cantonment Boards.]]

UTTAR PRADESH

1*[12*[1.Municipal Corporations.

2. Municipal Councils.

3. Zila Panchayats.

4. Nagar Panchayats.

5. Kshettra Panchayats.

6. Cantonment Boards.]

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1. Under the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir, the number of seats in the Legislative Assembly of that State excluding the 24 seats earmarked for Pakistan occupied territory is 76 out of which 6 seats have been reserved for the Scheduled Casted in pursuance of the Jammu and Kashmir Representation of People Act, 1957.

2. The heading "Andhra Pradesh" and the entries relating thereto omitted by Act 34 of 1985, Section 5 w.e.f. 1-6-1985.

3. Substituted by Representation of People (Second Amendment) Act, 2002 (6 of 2003). Prior to substitution it read as under :

"BIHAR

1. Municipalities.

2. District Boards.

3. Cantonment Boards.

4. Notified Area Committees.

*49 [5.Zila Parishads.

6. Panchayat Samitis.

4. Inserted by the Adaptation of Laws (No. 2) Order, 1956.

5. Substituted by Act 37 of 1957, Section 12, for the former entries.

6. The heading, "Tamil Nadu" and the entries relating thereto omitted by the Tamil Nady Legislative Council (Abolition) Act, 1986 (40 of 1986), Section 5 w.e.f. 1-11-1986.

7. Inserted by Act 40 of 1961, sec 6 w.e.f. 20-9-1961.

8. Substituted by Act 2 of 1963, Section 2, for the former entries.

9. Entry "3. Town Committees."omitted by Act 21 of 1989,Section 5.

10. Inserted by the Adaptation of Laws (No. 2) Order, 1956.

11. Substituted by the Mysore State (Alteration of Name) (Adaptation of Laws on Union Subjects) Order, 1974, Section 3 and Schedule, for "Mysore" w.e.f. 1-11-1973.

12. Substituted by Act 29 of 1996.

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Schedule V 

FIFTH SCHEDULE (Repealed)

[Rep. by the Government of Union Territories Act,1963(20 of 1963), Section 57 and the Second Schedule].

Schedule VI 

SIXTH SCHEDULE (Repealed)

[Rep. by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1956 (2 of 1956), Section 27].

Schedule VII 

SEVENTH SCHEDULE (Repealed)

[Rep. by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1956 (2 of 1956) Section 27].

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