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Section 146A Statements made by persons to the Election Commission - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is the law regarding Statements made by persons to the Election Commission? Section 146A of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 146A : Statements made by persons to the Election Commission

No statement made by a person in the course of giving evidence before the Election Commission shall subject him to, or be used against him in, any civil or criminal proceeding except a prosecution for giving false evidence by such statement:

 

Provided that the statement-

(a) is made in reply to a question which he is required by the Commission to answer, or

(b) is relevant to the subject-matter of the inquiry.

   

 

 
 


The Representation of the People Act 1951

PART VIII
DISQUALIFICATIONS

Section 139 - 145 Chapters I to III. Rep. by the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1966 (47 of 1966), s. 62

Section 146 Powers of Election Commission

Section 146A Statements made by persons to the Election Commission

Section 146B Procedure to be followed by the Election Commission

Section 146C Protection of action taken in good faith

Section 147 Casual vacancies in the Council of States

Section 148 Repealed

Section 149 Casual vacancies in the House of the People

Section 150 Casual vacancies in the State Legislative Assemblies

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