Chapter IXA – Offenses relating to Elections- Punishments for the offenses committed during the elections

Chapter IXA – Offenses relating to Elections- Punishments for the offenses committed during the elections

Chapter IXA – Offenses relating to Elections- Punishments for the offenses committed during the elections

Punishment for Bribery- Section 171E-

Whoever commits the offence of bribery shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year, or with fine, or with both:

Provided that bribery by treating shall be punished with fine only.

Explanation- “Treating” means that form of bribery where the gratification consists in food, drink, entertainment, or provision.

 

Punishment for Personation or Undue influence at elctions- Section 171F

Whoever commits the offence of undue influence or personation at an election shall be punished with imprisonment of either description for a term which may extend to one year or with fine, or with both.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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