Section 134B Representation of the People Act, 1951

 Section 134B Representation of the People Act, 1951: 


Prohibition of going armed to or near a polling station.—

(1) No person, other than the returning officer, the presiding officer, any police officer and any other person appointed to maintain peace and order at a polling station who is on duty at the polling station, shall, on a polling day, go armed with arms, as defined in the Arms Act, 1959 (54 of 1959), of any kind within the neighbourhood of a polling station.

(2) If any person contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1), he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine, or with both.

(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Arms Act, 1959 (54 of 1959), where a person is convicted of an offence under this section, the arms as defined in the said Act found in his possession shall be liable to confiscation and the licence granted in relation to such arms shall be deemed to have been revoked under section 17 of that Act.

(4) An offence punishable under sub-section (2) shall be cognizable.


Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 134B Representation of the People Act, 1951:  

V. Sivaramakrishna Rao vs Election Commission Of India, New on 16 February, 2001

Nageshwar Pratap Narain Singh vs State Of Bihar on 6 September, 2010

Sat Pal vs State Of Haryana & Others on 17 March, 2009

Criminal Writ Petition No.1127 Of vs State Of Punjab on 28 August, 2012


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