Chapter III: Of Punishments

Chapter III: Of Punishments

Section 53: Punishment

Section 53A: Construction of reference to transportation

Section 54: Commutation of sentence of death

Section 55: Commutation of sentence of imprisonment for life

Section 55A: Definition of appropriate Government

Section 56: [Titled Sentence of Europeans and Americans to penal servitude, proviso as to sentence for term exceeding ten years but not for life repealed by the Criminal Law (Removal of Racial Discriminations) Act, 1949, w.e.f. 6th. April, 1949]

Section 57: Fractions of terms of punishment

Section 58: [Titled Offenders sentenced to transportation how dealt with until transported repealed by the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1955, w.e.f. 1st. January, 1956]

Section 59: [Titled Transportation instead of imprisonment repealed by the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1955, w.e.f. 1st. January, 1956]

Section 60: Sentence may be (in certain cases of imprisonment) wholly or partly rigorous or simple

Section 61: [Titled Sentence of forfeiture of property repealed by the Indian Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 1921]

Section 62: [Titled Forfeiture of property in respect of offenders punishable with death, transportation or imprisonment repealed by the Indian Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 1921]

Section 63: Amount of fine

Section 64: Sentence of imprisonment for non-payment of fine

Section 65: Limit to imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when imprisonment and fine awardable

Section 66: Description of imprisonment for non-payment of fine

Section 67: Imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when offence punishable with fine only

Section 68: Imprisonment to terminate on payment of fine

Section 69: Termination of imprisonment on payment of proportional part of fine

Section 70: Fine leviable within six years or during imprisonment-Death not to discharge property from liability

Section 71: Limit of punishment of offence made up of several offences

Section 72: Punishment of person guilty of one of several offences, the judgment stating that it is doubtful of which

Section 73: Solitary confinement

Section 74: Limit of solitary confinement

Section 75: Enhanced punishment for certain offences under Chapter XII or Chapter XVII after previous conviction