IPC Sections
IPC Section 57 : Fractions of terms of punishment
In calculating fractions of terms of punishment, imprisonment for life shall be reckoned as equivalent to imprisonment for twenty years.
IPC Section 58 : (Repealed) Offenders sentenced to transportation how dealt with until transported
Rep. by the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1955 (26 of 1955)
IPC Section 59 : (Repealed) Transportation instead of imprisonment
Rep. by the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1955 (26 of 1955)
IPC Section 60 : Sentence may be (in certain cases of imprisonment) wholly or partly rigorous or simple
In every ease in which an offender is punishable with imprisonment which may be of either description, it shall be competent to the Court which sentences such offender to direct in the sentence that such imprisonment shall be wholly rigorous, or that such imprisonment shall be wholly simple, or that any part of such imprisonment shall be rigorous and the rest simple.
IPC Section 61 : (Repealed) Sentence of forfeiture of property
Rep. by the Indian Penal Code (Amendment) Act. 1921 (16 of 1921)
IPC Section 62 : (Repealed) Forfeiture of property in respect of offenders punishable with death, transportation or imprisonment
Rep. by the Indian Penal Code (Amendment) Act. 1921 (16 of 1921) section 4.
IPC Section 63 : Amount of fine
Where no sum is expressed to which a fine may extend, the amount of fine to which the offender is liable is unlimited, but shall not be excessive.
IPC Section 64 : Sentence of imprisonment for non-payment of fine
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, in 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 Section 65 : Limit to imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when imprisonment and fine awardable
The term for which the court directs the offender to be imprisoned in default of payment of a fine shall not exceed one-fourth of the term of imprisonment which is the maximum fixed for the offence, if the offence be punishable with imprisonment as well as fine.
IPC Section 66 : Description of imprisonment for non-payment of fine
The imprisonment which the Court imposes in default of payment of a fine may be of any description to which the offender might have been sentenced for the offence.