The Prevention of Electoral Abuses Act, 1923

Voting by prohibited persons to be illegal.

9.—(1) Any person who votes or induces or procures any person to vote at any election knowing that he or such person is prohibited, whether by this or any other Act, from voting at such election, shall be guilty of an illegal practice.

(2) Provided that a candidate shall not be liable, nor shall his election be avoided for any illegal practice under this section committed by his agent other than his election agent.