Section 99 Other orders to be made by the High Court - Representation of the People Act, 1951
What are Other orders to be made by the High Court?
Section 99 of Representation of the People Act, 1951
Section 99 : Other orders to be made by the High Court
(1) At the time of making an order under section 98 the High Court shall also
make an order -
(a) where any charge is made in the petition of any corrupt practice having
been committed at the election, recording -
(i) a finding whether any corrupt practice has or has not been proved to have
been committed at the election, and the nature of that corrupt practice; and
(ii) the names of all persons, if any, who have been proved at the trial to
have been guilty of any corrupt practice and the nature of that practice; and
(b) fixing the total amount of costs payable and specifying the persons by
and to whom costs shall be paid:
Provided that a person who is not a party to the petition shall not be named
in the order under sub-clause (ii) of clause (a) unless -
(a) he has been given notice to appear before the High Court and to show
cause why he should not be so named; and
(b) if he appears in pursuance of the notice, he has been given an
opportunity of cross-examining any witness who has already been examined by the
High Court and has given evidence against him, of calling evidence in his
defence and of being heard.
(2) In this section and in section 100, the expression "agent" has the same
meaning as in section 123.