Representation of the People Act, 1950
13B. Electoral registration officers
(1) The electoral roll 39[40[for each parliamentary constituency in the State of Jammu and Kashmir or in a Union territory not having a Legislative Assembly], each assembly constituency and each Council constituency] shall be prepared and revised by an electoral registration officer who shall be such officer of Government or of a local authority as the Election Commission may, in consultation with the Government of the State in which the constituency is situated, designate or nominate in this behalf.
(2) An electoral registration officer may, subject to any prescribed restrictions, employ such persons as he thinks it for the preparation and revision of the electoral roll for the constituency.