THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF BANGLADESH

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PART VII
ELECTIONS

 
  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.]


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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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