CrPC 433: Section 433 of the Criminal Procedure Code

Power to commute sentence

The appropriate Government may, without the consent of the person sentenced commute

  1. a sentence of death, for any other punishment provided by the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860);
  2. a sentence of imprisonment for life, for imprisonment for a term not exceeding fourteen years or for fine;
  3. a sentence of rigorous imprisonment for simple imprisonment for any term to which that person might have been sentenced, or for fine;
  4. a sentence of simple imprisonment, for fine.