SECTION 69 IPC - Indian Penal Code - Termination of imprisonment on payment of proportional part of fine

Last Updated: 01 Apr, 2024
By Advocate Chikirsha Mohanty

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  1. IPC 69 in Simple Words
If, before the expiration of the term of imprisonment fixed in default of payment, such a proportion of the fine be paid or levied that the term of imprisonment suffered in default of payment is not less than proportional to the part of the fine still unpaid, the imprisonment shall terminate.

IPC 69 in Simple Words

In simple words, if a part of the fine is paid or collected during the imprisonment period, and the remaining unpaid fine is proportionate to the time left for the imprisonment, then the imprisonment will end.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the 69 section?

IPC Sections 69 and 70 state that the end of an imprisonment term is the payment of a proportional fine. According to this section, someone who is sentenced to imprisonment due non-payment of fine will be punished for a period. The offender must pay a fine in proportion to the punishment.

What is the 69 law in India?

Section 69 allows the government, through the IT Act, to issue orders blocking content to online intermediaries, such as Internet Service Providers, telecom service providers and web hosting services. 9 February 2023

What is Section 68 of the IPC?

Description. When a fine is paid or imposed by law, the imprisonment imposed for non-payment of that fine will end.