SECTION 433 CrPC - Code of Criminal Procedure - Power to commute sentence


The appropriate Government may, without the consent of the person sentenced commute

  1. a sentence of death, for any other punishment provided by the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860);
  2. a sentence of imprisonment for life, for imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years or for fine;
  3. a sentence of rigorous imprisonment for simple imprisonment for any term to which that person might have been sentenced, or for fine;
  4. a sentence of simple imprisonment, for fine.

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