UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

93. A petition for transfer of election petition filed under U.P. Municipalities Act, 1916 would lie before :
(a) State Government
(b) Prescribed Authority
(c) Commissioner of the Division
(d) High Court if transfer is to a different district and District Judge within
the district

Answer and Notes Answer is D

Explanation : Section 43-BB of U P Municipalities Act, 1916 provides for
transfer of Election Petition.

UPHJS2018-II
Pre. Exam

38. Election petition under the Uttar Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1916 is not maintainable at the instance of :
(a) Unsuccessful Candidate
(b) 20 electors of the Municipality
(c) Person who claims that his nomination was improperly rejected
(d) Any single voter

Answer and Notes Answer is D


Explanation : Refer section 19 of Uttar Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1916

UPHJS2016
Pre. Exam

39. The election of any person as a member of a municipality may be questioned by election petition within :
(a) 7 days (b) 15 days
(c) 30 days (d) 45 days

Answer and Notes Answer is C


Sandeep : According to section 20 of Uttar Pradesh Municipalities Act, 1916 an election petition shall be presented within 30 days after the day of which the result of the election sought to be questioned is announced by the Returning Officer.