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The Representation of the People Order, 1972 (President's Order)


Chapter III


29. The Presiding Officer shall, subject to such instructions as the Commission may give in this behalf, regulate the number of electors to be admitted to the polling station at a time and exclude from the polling station all other persons except-
(a) any person on duty in connection with the election;
1[(b) the contesting candidates and their election agents and one polling agent of each contesting candidate for each booth;
(bb) election observers; and]
(c) such other persons as may be specifically permitted by the Returning Officer.

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    Clauses (b) and (bb) were substituted for previous clause (b) by section 10 of the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 2001 (Act No. LVII of 2001)
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