Panchayat:Repo18/Law Manual Page0007


QUALIFICATIONS AND DISQUALIFICATIONS

29. Qualifications for membership of a Panchayat
30. Disqualification of officers and employees of Government, local authorities, etc.
31. Disqualification of persons convicted for certain offences
32. Disqualification on ground of corrupt practices
33. Disqualification for failure to lodge account of election expense
34. Disqualification of candidates
35. Disqualifications of members.
35A. Cessation of membership.
36. Determination of subsequent disqualification of a member
37. Restoration of membership

NOTIFICATION OF GENERAL ELECTIONS AND ADMINISTRATIVE MACHINERY


FOR THE CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS

38. Notification for general election to Panchayats
39. Delegation of functions of State Election Commission
40. General duties of district election officers
40A. Election Observers
41. Returning Officers
42 Assistant Returning Officers
43. Returning officer to include assistant returning officers performing the functions of the returning officer
44. General duty of the returning officer
45. Provision of Polling Stations
46. Appointment of Presiding Officers for polling stations
47. General duty of the Presiding Officer
48. Duties of Polling Officer.
48A. Returning Officer, Presiding Officer etc. be deemed to be on deputation to the Election Commission


CONDUCT OF ELECTIONS .

49. Appointment of dates for nominations, etc
50. Public notice of election
51. Nomination of candidates for election
52. Presentation of nomination paper and requirements for a valid nomination
53. Deposits
54. Notice of nominations and the time and place for their scrutiny
55. Scrutiny of nominations.
56. Withdrawal of candidature
57. Publication of list of contesting candidates.
58. Election agents
59. Disqualification for being an election agent
60. Revocation of the appointment or death of an election agent
61. Functions of election agents
62. Appointment of polling agents
63. Appointment of counting agents.
64. Revocation of the appointment or death of a polling agent or counting agent
65. Functions of polling agents and counting agents
66. Attendance of a contesting candidate or his election agent at polling stations and performance by him of the functions of a polling agent or counting agent.
67. Non-attendance of polling or counting agents
68. Death of candidate before poll