What is Execution of order passed under Section 368? What is Execution of sentence of death passed by High Court? What is Postponement of execution of sentence of death in case of appeal to Supreme Court? What is Postponement of capital sentence on pregnant woman?. Section 413, 414, 415 and 416 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

Execution of order passed under Section 368, Execution of sentence of death passed by High Court,  Postponement of execution of sentence of death in case of appeal to Supreme Court and Postponement of capital sentence on pregnant woman are defined under Section 413, 414, 415 and 416 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under these sections are:

Section 413 of CRPC "Execution of order passed under Section 368"

When in a case submitted to the High Court for the confirmation of a sentence of death, the Court of Session receives the order of confirmation or other order of the High Court thereon, it shall cause such order to be carried into effect by issuing a warrant or taking such other steps as may be necessary

Section 414 of CRPC "Execution of sentence of death passed by High Court"

When a sentence of death is passed by the High Court in appeal or in revision, the Court of Session shall, or receiving the order of the High Court, cause the sentence to be carried into effect by issuing a warrant.

Section 415 of CRPC "Postponement of execution of sentence of death in case of appeal to Supreme Court"

 (1) Where a person is sentenced to death by the High Court and an appeal from its judgment lies to the Supreme Court under sub-clause (a) or sub-clause (b) of Clause (1) of Article 134 of the Constitution, the High Court shall order the execution of the sentence to be postponed until the period allowed for preferring such appeal has expired, or if an appeal is preferred within that period, until such appeal is disposed of.

(2) Where a sentence of death is passed or confirmed by the High Court, and the person sentenced makes an application to the High Court for the grant of a certificate under Article 132 or under sub-clause (c) of Clause (1) of Article 134 of the Constitution, the High Court shall order the execution of the sentence to be postponed until such application is disposed of by the High Court or if a certificate is granted on such application, until the period allowed for preferring an appeal to the Supreme Court on such certificate has expired.

(3) Where a sentence of death is passed or confirmed by the High Court, and the High Court is satisfied that the person sentenced intends to present a petition to the Supreme Court for the grant of special leave to appeal under Article 136 of the Constitution, the High Court shall order the execution of the sentence to be postponed for such period as it considers sufficient to enable him to present such petition.

Section 416 of CRPC "Postponement of capital sentence on pregnant woman"

If a woman sentenced to death is found to be pregnant, the High Court shall order the execution of the sentence to be postponed, and may, if it thinks fit, commute the sentence to imprisonment for life.

EXECUTION, SUSPENSION, REMISSION AND COMMUTATION OF SENTENCES

What is Execution of order passed under Section 368? What is Execution of sentence of death passed by High Court? What is Postponement of execution of sentence of death in case of appeal to Supreme Court? What is Postponement of capital sentence on pregnant woman?. Section 413, 414, 415 and 416 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is Power to appoint place of imprisonment? What is Execution of sentence of imprisonment? What is Direction of warrant for execution? Warrant with whom to be lodged? Section 417, 418, 419 and 420 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

Levy of fine

What is Warrant for levy of fine? What is the Effect of such warrant? Section 421 and 422 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is Warrant for levy of fine issued by a Court in any territory to which this Code does not extend? What is Suspension of execution of sentence of imprisonment? Section 423 and 424 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

General provisions regarding execution

Who may issue warrant? What is Sentence on escaped convict when to take effect? What is Sentence on offender already sentenced for another offence? Section 425, 426 and 427 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

Period of detention undergone by the accuser to be set off against the sentence of imprisonment, What is Saving? What is Return of warrant on execution of sentence? What is Money ordered to be paid recoverable as a fine? Section 428, 429, 430 and 431 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

Suspension, remission and commutation of sentences

What is Power to suspend or remit sentences? What is Power to commute sentence? Section 432 and 433 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is Restriction on powers of remission or commutation in certain cases? What is Concurrent power of Central Government in case of death sentences? What is the meaning of State Government to act after consultation with Central Government in certain cases? Section 433a, 434 and 435 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

 

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