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Section 3 of Qualification for membership of the Council of States, Section 4 Qualifications for membership of the House of the People - Representation of the People Act, 1951

What is the Qualification for member ship of the Council of States? Section 3 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 3 : Qualification for membership of the Council of States

A person shall not be qualified to be chosen as a representative of any State 5* * * or Union territory in the Council of States unless he is an elector for a Parliamentary constituency 6 [in India].

 

Note

5. Certain words omitted by Act 47 of 1966, s. 17 (w.e.f. 14-12-1966).
6. Subs. by Act 40 of 2003, s. 2.

What are the Qualifications for membership of the House of the People? Section 4 of Representation of the People Act, 1951

Section 4 : Qualifications for membership of the House of the People

A person shall not be qualified to be chosen to fill a seat in the House of the People 7* * *, unless-

(a) in the case of a seat reserved for the Scheduled Castes in any State, he is a member of any of the Scheduled Castes, whether of that State or of any other State, and is an elector for any Parliamentary constituency;

(b) in the case of a seat reserved for the Scheduled Tribes in any State (other than those in the autonomous districts of Assam), he is a member of any of the Scheduled Tribes, whether of that State or of any other State (excluding the tribal areas of Assam), and is an elector for any Parliamentary constituency;

(c) in the case of a seat reserved for the Scheduled Tribes in the autonomous districts of Assam, he is a member of any of those Scheduled Tribes and is an elector for the Parliamentary constituency in which such seat is reserved or for any other Parliamentary constituency comprising any such autonomous district;

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9 [(cc) in the case of the seat reserved for the Scheduled Tribes in the Union territory of

10 [Lakshadweep], he is a member of any of those Scheduled Tribes and is an elector for the Parliamentary constituency of that Union territory;

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12 [(ccc) in the case of the seat allotted to the State of Sikkim, he is an elector for the Parliamentary constituency for Sikkim;]

(d) in the case of any other seat, he is an elector for any Parliamentary constituency.

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7. Certain words omitted by Act 29 of 1975, s. 12 (w.e.f. 15-8-1975).
8. The word "and" omitted by Act 47 of 1966, s. 18 (w.e.f. 14-12-1966).
9. Ins. by s. 18, ibid. (w.e.f. 14-12-1966).
10. Subs. by the Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands (Alteration of Name) Adaptation of Laws Order, 1974 (w.e.f. 1-11-1973).
11. The word "and" omitted by Act 10 of 1976, s. 2 and Sch. (w.e.f. 9-9-1975).
12. Ins. by s. 2 and Sch., ibid. (w.e.f. 9-9-1975).

   

 

 
 

 

The Representation of the People Act 1951

Part I Preliminary

Section 2  - Interpretation

PART II QUALIFICATIONS AND DISQUALIFICATIONS

CHAPTER I - Qualifications for Membership of Parliament

Section 3 of Qualification for membership of the Council of States

Section 4 Qualifications for membership of the House of the People

CHAPTER II. -Qualifications for Membership of State Legislatures

Section 5 of Qualifications for membership of a Legislative Assembly

Section 5A Qualifications for membership of a Legislative Assembly Sikkim

Section 6 of Qualification for membership of a Legislative Council

CHAPTER III - Disqualifications for membership of Parliament and State Legislatures

Section 7 of Definition

Section 8 of Disqualification on conviction for certain offences

Section 8A of Disqualification on ground of corrupt practices

Section 9 of Disqualification for dismissal for corruption or disloyalty

Section 9A of Disqualification for Government contracts, etc

Section 10 of Disqualification for office under Government company

Section 10A of Disqualification for failure to lodge account of election expenses

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