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Providing money for illegal purposes

Section 128 of the Representation of the People Act (Cap. 1:03) states:-

Any person who knowingly provides money -

  1. for any payment which is contrary to this Act;

  2. for any expenses in excess of the maximum allowed by this Act;

  3. to replace any money expended in any such payment or expenses, shall be guilty of illegal payment.

Corrupt withdrawal of candidate

Section 129 of the Representation of the People Act (Cap. 1:03) states:-

Any person who corruptly induces or procures any other person to withdraw from being a candidate at an election, inconsideration of any payment or promise of payment shall be guilty of illegal payment; and any person withdrawing in pursuance of such inducement or procurement, shall also be guilty of illegal payment.

Prohibition of certain forms of employment

Section 130 of the Representation of the People Act (Cap. 1:03) states:-

(1) No person shall, for the purpose of promoting or procuring the election of a group of candidates at an election be engaged or employed for payment or promise of payment for any purpose or in any capacity whatsoever, except for the following –

  1. one election agent;

  2. one assistant agent for each district;

  3. one polling agent in each polling place;

  4. one counting agent for each district

  5. two clerks and two messengers for each committee room;

  6. persons to exercise outside Guyana such authority mentioned in section 117 or 126 as may be conferred upon them, respectively.

 

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