Electoral Laws and Legislative Consulting


Electoral laws and Legislative Consulting

India is a constitutional democracy with a parliamentary system of government, and at the heart of the system is a commitment to hold regular, free and fair elections. Elections are conducted according to the constitutional provisions, supplemented by laws made by Parliament. The major laws are Representation of the People Act, 1950, which mainly deals with the preparation and revision of electoral rolls, the Representation of the People Act, 1951 which deals, in detail, with all aspects of conduct of elections and post election disputes. KMNP Law with its vast experience in handling the matters related to electoral laws.

Our firm advises the clients on the issue of Constituency funding, Nomination Procedures, Campaigning rules and regulates, advising in preparing election manifestos and much more. The assistance is provided in all related matters including:

  • Criteria fulfillment under RPA acts
  • Advising in Filing of Nominations
  • Preparing Election Manifesto
  • Advising on Electioneering
  •  Electoral Roll rules and regulation
  • Managing Electoral Expenses
  • Advice for Campaign Regulations
  • Registration with Election Commission
  • Recognition and Reservation of Symbols
  • Limit on poll expenses
  • Splits and mergers
  • Anti-defection law
  • Campaign Committee
  •  Seeking clarification from State agencies and commissions
  • Regarding new and existing rules of ECI ( Election Commission of India)
  • Regulating received Funds and donations
  • Monitoring compliances
  • Monitoring breach of Rules
  • Election Disputes and Election Petitions


Contact Persons:

DR. MATHEW KUZHALNADAN
Partner
mathew@kmnplaw.com
+11-45502527

NITIN WALIA
Partner
n.walia@kmnplaw.com
+11-45502527