SECTION 171A IPC - Indian Penal Code - "Candidate", "Electoral right" defined


For the purposes of this Chapter:

  1. 'candidate' means a person who has been nominated as a candidate at any election;
  2. '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 an election.

LegalSectionsLaw That Leads

Ready to solve your legal matters with confidence? Contact our expert legal consultants today and get the guidance you deserve. Don't delay, take the first step towards a brighter legal future.

Follow us on


© 2024 LegalSections. All Rights Reserved.