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09/12/2022
Laws of Bangladesh

The Constitution of the People‌‌‍’s Republic of Bangladesh

( ACT NO. OF 1972 )

Qualifications for registration as voter
122. (1) The elections 1[* * * ] to Parliament shall be on the basis of adult franchise.
 
 
 
 
(2) A person shall be entitled to be enrolled on the electoral roll for a constituency delimited for the purpose of election to the Parliament, if he -
 
 
 
 
(a) is a citizen of Bangladesh;
 
 
 
 
(b) is not less than eighteen years of age;
 
 
 
 
2[(c) does not stand declared by a competent court to be of unsound mind ;
 
 
(d) is or is deemed by law to be a resident of that constituency ; and
 
 
(e) has not been convicted of any offence under the Bangladesh Collaborators (Special Tribunals) Order, 1972.]
 
 
 
3[* * *]

  • 1
    The words “to the offices of President and Vice President and” were omitted by section 13 of the Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 1991 (Act No. XXVIII of 1991)
  • 2
    Substituted for sub-clauses (c) and (d) by the Constitution (Fifteenth Amendment) Act, 2011 (Act XIV of 2011), section 36.
  • 3
    Clause (3) was omitted by section 13 of the Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 1991 (Act No. XXVIII of 1991)
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