86. Lodging of accounts [with the officer authorised by the State Election Commission]

48Every contesting candidate at an election shall, within 30 days from the date of election of the returned candidate lodge with the officer authorised by the State Election Commission, an account of his election expenses along with the connected records which shall be a true copy of the account kept by him or by his election agent under Section 85. The said officer shall, as soon as may be, immediately after the expiry of the said period of 30 days, make available to the officer appointed by the Commission, the accounts of election expenses received by him along with a list of candidates who did not lodge the accounts of election expenses prescribed by the Commission.

48Substituted by Act 13 of 1999.