The Branch is responsible for the implementation of provisions relating to conduct of election as contained in the Constitution of India (Relevant Articles 52, 54 to 59, 62 to 64, 66 to 68, 71, 79 to 85, 99,101 to 104, 158, 168 to 174, 188, 190 to 194, 324 to 334, 341 and 371 (F). Rules and orders under the Constitution of India relating to elections, certain acts of Parliament, Statutory Rules and Orders and law relating to removal of disqualification.

(a) Rules and Orders under the Constitution

(1) The Prohibition of Simultaneous Membership Rules, 1950
(2) The Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950
(3) The Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950

(b) Acts of Parliament

(1) Indian Penal Code, 1860 (section 153A, 153 B, 171 A to 171 I, 505)
(2) The Representation of the People Act, 1950 and Rules framed thereunder
(3) The Representation of the People Act, 1951 and Rules framed thereunder
(4) The States Re-organization Act, 1956 (See 47)
(5) The Representation of the People (Miscellaneous Provisions ) Act, 1965 (See 2)
(6) The North Eastern Areas (Re-organization) Act 1971 (See 14 to 20)
(7) The Delimitation Act, 1972

(c) Statutory Rules and Orders

(1) The Delimitation of Council Constituencies Order
(2) The Registration of election Rules. 1960
(3) The Conduct of Elections Rules, 1961
(4) The election Symbols (Reservation and Allotment) Order, 1968

(d) Law relating to removal of disqualification

The Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Act, 1959.This branch is also responsible (a) for proper maintenance of and storage of ballot boxes, furniture, electoral rolls etc in the go-down of Election Branch (b) for all the matters being dealt with by the account section under Personnel Branch so far as election matters are concerned.