The punishments to which offenders are liable under the provisions of this Code are—

First         —   Death;

Secondly — Imprisonment for life;

Fourthly  — Imprisonment, which is of two description namely:

      (1) Rigorous, that is, with hard labour;                                                              

      (2) Simple;

Fifthly     — Forfeiture of property;

Sixthly    — Fine.


Simply put

Offenders liable under this act will be awarded ;

Firstly, with death punishment

Secondly, life imprisonment

*Thirdly,-Penal servitude;"" was repealed. by Act 17 of 1949, s. 2 (w.e.f. 6-4-1949)."

Fourthly, with either of the two punishments:

(1) Severe labour

(2) Easy and simple labour.

Fifthly, with surrendering  property

Sixthly, with fine

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