SECTION 53 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Punishments

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 53 in Simple Words
The punishments to which offenders are liable under the provisions of this Code are
  1. Death;
  2. Imprisonment for life;
  3. Repealed by Act 17 of 1949
  4. Imprisonment, which is of two descriptions, namely:-
    1. Rigorous, that is with hard labour;
    2. Simple;
  5. Forfeiture of property;
  6. Fine.

IPC 53 in Simple Words

The punishments under the Indian Penal Code include death, imprisonment (rigorous or simple), forfeiture of property, and fine.

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The punishments that can be imposed on offenders are discussed in Section 53 of Chapter III of the IPC. The punishments are: death penalty, life imprisonment, prison, forfeiture of assets and fine.

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