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Section 125A Penalty for filing false affidavit, etc - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is Penalty for filing false affidavit, etc? Section 125A of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 125A : Penalty for filing false affidavit, etc

A candidate who himself or through his proposer, with intent to be elected in an election, -

(i) fails to furnish information relating to sub-section (1) of section 33A; or

(ii) give false information which he knows or has reason to believe to be false; or

(iii) conceals any information,

 

in his nomination paper delivered under sub-section (1) of section 33 or in his affidavit which is required to be delivered under sub-section (2) of section 33A, as the case may be, shall, notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.

   

 

 
 


The Representation of the People Act 1951

Section 121 Payment of costs out of security deposits and return of such deposits

Section 122 Execution of orders as to costs

CORRUPT PRACTICES AND ELECTORAL OFFENCES

CHAPTER I - Corrupt Practice

Section 123 Corrupt practices

Section 125 Promoting enmity between classes in connection with election

Section 125A Penalty for filing false affidavit, etc

Section 126 Prohibition of public meetings during period of forty eight hours ending with hour fixed for conclusion of poll

Section 127 Disturbances at election meetings

Section 127A Restrictions on the printing of pamphlets, posters, etc

Section 128 Maintenance of Secrecy of voting

Section 129 Officers, etc., at elections not to act for candidates or to influence voting

Section 130 Prohibition of canvassing in or near polling station

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