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IPC Section 55 : Commutation of Sentence of Imprisonment For Life
In every case in which sentence of 7 [imprisonment] for life shall have been passed, 8 [the appropriate Government] may, without the consent
7.Subs. by Act 26 of 1955, s. 117 and the Sch., for “transportation” (w.e.f. 1-1-1956).
- Subs. by the A.O. 1950, for “the Provincial Government of the Province within which the offender shall have been sentenced”.
The words in italics were subs. by the A.O. 1937, for “the Government of India or the Government of the place”.
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