5. Amendment of section 3 of Act 10 of 1959.
In the Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Act, 1959, in section 3,
(i) after clause (ab),the following clause shall be inserted, namely:
"(ac) the office of1 [each leader and each deputy leader] of a recognised party and a recognised group in either House of Parliament;"
(ii) after Explanation 2, the following Explanation shall be inserted, namely:
In clause (ac),the expressions "recognised party" and "recognised group" shall have the meanings assigned to them in Leaders and Chief Whips of Recognised Parties and Groups in Parliament (Facilities)Act, 1998.