Answering Exams

Which section of the Elections Act 2017 has mentioned the powers of a police officer?

Which section of the Elections Act 2017 has mentioned the powers of a police officer?

A. Section 194
B. Section 199
C. Section 177
D. Section 241

Section 194 – Powers of a Police Officer.— A Police Officer may:
(a) arrest without warrant, notwithstanding anything contained in the Code, any person who— (i) commits personation or an offence under section 183 if the Presiding Officer directs him to arrest such person; or (ii) while being removed from the polling station by the Presiding Officer, commits any offence at the polling station;
(b) remove any notice, sign, banner or flag used in contravention of section 177; and (c) seize any instrument or apparatus used in contravention of section 176 and take such steps, including use of force, as may be reasonably necessary for preventing such contravention.

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