Provision

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*Thirdly ,-Penal servitude;"" was repealed.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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