Section 128 Representation of the People Act, 1951

 

Section 128 Representation of the People Act, 1951: 

Maintenance of secrecy of voting.—

(1) Every officer, clerk, agent or other person who performs any duty in connection with the recording or counting of votes at an election shall maintain, and aid in maintaining, the secrecy of the voting and shall not (except for some purpose authorized by or under any law) communicate to any person any information calculated to violate such secrecy. 1[Provided that the provisions of this sub-section shall not apply to such officer, clerk, agent or other person who performs any such duty at an election to fill a seat or seats in the Council of States.]

(2) Any person who contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1) shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three months or with fine or with both.


Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 128 Representation of the People Act, 1951:  

Kuldip Nayar vs Union Of India & Ors on 22 August, 2006

Kuldip Nayar vs Union Of India & Ors on 22 August, 2006

Shailesh Manubhai Parmar vs Election Commission Of India ... on 21 August, 2018

H.R. Gokhale vs Bharucha Noshir C. And Ors. on 1 September, 1967

Nagendra Mahto vs The State on 15 March, 1954


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