Chapter IXA – Offenses relating to elections-Section 171A
Section 171A- Candidate, Electoral right defined –
For the purposes of this chapter –
(a) a “candidate” means a person who has been nominated as a candidate at any election;
(b) “electoral right” means the right of a person to stand, or not to stand as, or to withdraw from being, a candidate or to vote or refrain from voting at any election.