As per the previous law, the Election Commission Order, 2002, Section 9E, approval of the President had to be sought to make Rules. Now, ECP has been empowered to make Rules without prior approval of the President or the Government. Rules will be subject to prior publication, seeking suggestions etc. within 15 days of such publication.
A. Section 223
B. Section 210
C. Section 239
D. Section 191
Section 239. Power to make rules.—(1) The Commission may, by notification in the official Gazette and publication on the website of the Commission, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act. (2) The Commission shall make the Rules under sub-section (1) subject to prior publication and after hearing and deciding objections or suggestions filed within fifteen days of the publication.