The appropriate Government may, without the consent of the person sentenced commute
- a sentence of death, for any other punishment provided by the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860);
- a sentence of imprisonment for life, for imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years or for fine;
- a sentence of rigorous imprisonment for simple imprisonment for any term to which that person might have been sentenced, or for fine;
- a sentence of simple imprisonment, for fine.