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14/04/2024
Laws of Bangladesh

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

( PRESIDENT'S ORDER NO. 155 OF 1972 )

Chapter III

ELECTION

1[26A. (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other provision of this Order or rules made thereunder, to verify the identity of elector with reference to the electoral roll and to cast, record and count vote, EVM may be adopted in one or more or all polling stations of such constituency or constituencies as the Commission may, having regard to circumstances of each case, specify.
 
(2) Where EVM is adopted under clause (1), the verification of identity of elector with reference to the electoral roll and the casting, recording and counting of votes by EVM shall be in such a manner as may be prescribed.
 
(3) Any reference to the expression “ballot box” or “ballot paper” in this Order or any rules made thereunder shall, save as otherwise provided, be construed as including a reference to such EVM wherever such EVM is used.
 

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    Article 26A, 26B, 26C and 26D were inserted after Article 26 by section 5 of the Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 2019 (Act No 4 of 2019).
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