Provision

Whoever at an election applies for a voting paper on votes in the name of any other person, whether living or dead, or in a fictitious name, or who having voted once at such election applies at the same election for a voting paper in his own name, and whoever abets, procures or attempts to procure the voting by any person in any such way, commits the offence of personation at an election.


Simply put

In an election whosoever applies for voting paper in the name of other person

  • who is living or dead or
  • in a fictitious name or
  • who having voted once at such election applies at the same election for a voting paper in his own name and
  • whosoever abets, procures or attempts to procure the voting by any person in any such way
  • then such a person will be considered to have been committed the offence of personation at an election


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