1. Short title and commencement.-(l) These rules may be called the Gauhati Municipal Corporation Election Ru1es, 1973.
(2) It shall come into force at once.
2. Interpretation.-(l) In these ru1es, unless the context otherwise requires---
(a) 'Act' means the Gauhati Municipal Corporation Act, 1971 (Assam Act I of 1973);
(b)'Ballot box' includes any box, bag or other receptacle for use for the insertion of ballot papers by electors;