144-F. ACCOUNT OF ELECTION EXPENSES, MAXIMUM THEREOF AND LODGING OF ACCOUNT
(1) Every candidate at an election shall keep a separate and correct account of all expenditure in connection with the election incurred or authorised by him.
(2) The account shall contain such particulars as may be prescribed.
(3) The total of the said expenditure shall not exceed such amount as may be specified by the State Government, by general or special order, published in the Official Gazette.
(4) Every contesting candidate at an election shall, within thirty days from the date of election of the returned candidate or, if there are more than one returned candidate at the election and the dates of their election are different, the later of those two dates, lodge with the Collector an account of his election expenses which shall be a true copy of the account kept by him under sub-section (1).