Imposition Of Civic Disabilities
(Special Provisions) act

Arrangement of Sections

1. Short title.

2. A person to whom this Act applies disqualified for registration in registers of electors.

3. A person to whom this Act applies disqualified from voting at elections.

4. A person to whom this Act applies disqualified for being a candidate at elections.

5. A person to whom this Act applies disqualified for membership of Parliament.

6. A person to whom this Act applies disqualified for membership of any local authority.

7. Vacation of seats as members of Parliament or of any local authority by persons to whom this Act applies.

8. A person to whom this Act applies disqualified for employment as a public servant or for election or appointment or nomination to scheduled institutions or the governing bodies thereof.

9. Vacation of office as public servants or members of scheduled institutions or governing bodies thereof by persons to whom this Act applies.

10. Special provisions relating to this Act.

11. Interpretation.

SCHEDULE

14 of 1965.

AN ACT to impose civic disabilities on certain persons against whom allegations of bribery were held by a Commission of inquiry to have been proved and to make provision for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

[Date of Commencement: 16th November, 1965]

1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the Imposition of Civic Disabilities (Special Provisions) Act.

2. A person to whom this Act applies disqualified for registration in registers of electors.

No person to whom this Act applies shall, for a period of seven years computed from the relevant date, be qualified to have his name entered or retained in any register of electors.

3. A person to whom this Act applies disqualified from voting at elections.

A person to whom this Act applies shall be incapable, for a period of seven years computed from the relevant date, of voting at any election of a member of the House of Representatives or of any local authority; and accordingly any such person who so votes at such election in contravention of the preceding provisions of this section shall be guilty of an offence under this Act and shall, on conviction after summary trial before a Magistrate, be liable to a fine not exceeding five hundred rupees, or to imprisonment of either description for a term not exceeding one month, or to both such fine and imprisonment.

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