SECTION 64 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Sentence of imprisonment for non-payment of fine

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 64 in Simple Words
In every case of an offence punishable with imprisonment as well as fine, in which the offender is sentenced to a fine, whether with or without imprisonment, and in every case of an offence punishable with imprisonment or fine, or with fine only, in which the offender is sentenced to a fine.

It shall be competent to the Court which sentences such offender to direct by the sentence that, in default of payment of the fine, the offender shall suffer imprisonment for a certain term, which imprisonment shall be in excess of any other imprisonment to which he may have been sentenced or to which he may be liable under a commutation of a sentence.

IPC 64 in Simple Words

In simple words, if a person is sentenced to pay a fine along with imprisonment, the court can also order additional imprisonment in case of non-payment of the fine, which will be in addition to any other imprisonment already imposed.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is Section 64 of the IPC?

IPC SECTION 164-INDIAN PENAL ACT-SENTENCE FOR THE NON-PAYMENT. If the offense is punishable, the offender will be imprisoned along with the fine. The fine is the same whether or not there is imprisonment.

What is the section 64?

IPC Section 64: Sentence to imprisonment for non-payment.

What is Section 65 of the IPC?

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What is Section 69 of the IPC?

The imprisonment will end if, before the end of the period of imprisonment set in default, a certain proportion of the fine is paid or levied, so that the amount of time spent in prison in default of payments is proportional to the remaining fine.