What is Power to suspend or remit sentences? What is Power to commute sentence? Section 432 and 433 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
Power to suspend or remit sentences and Power to commute sentence are defined under Section 432 and 433 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under these sections are:
Section 432 of CRPC "Power to suspend or remit sentences"
(1) When any person has been sentenced to punishment for an offence, the appropriate Government may, at any time, without conditions or upon any conditions which the person sentenced accepts, suspend the execution of his sentence or remit the whole or any part of the punishment to which he has been sentenced.
(2) Whenever an application is made to the appropriate Government for the suspension or remission of a sentence, the appropriate Government may require the presiding Judge of the Court before or by which the conviction was had or confirmed, to state his opinion as to whether the application should be granted or refused, together with his reasons for such opinion and also to forward with the statement of such opinion a certified copy of the record of the trial or of such record thereof as exists.
(3) If any
condition on which a sentence has been suspended or remitted
is, in the opinion of the appropriate Government, not
fulfilled, the appropriate Government may, cancel the
suspension or remission, and thereupon the person in whose
favour the sentence has been suspended or remitted may, if
at large, be arrested by any police officer, without warrant
and remanded to undergo the unexpired portion of the
Section 433 of CRPC "Power to commute sentence"
The appropriate Government may, without the consent of
the person sentenced, commute --
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 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 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