Provision

In every case in which sentence of death shall have been passed, [the appropriate Government] may, without the consent of the offender, commute the punishment for any other punishment provided by this Code.


Simply put

Whenever death sentence is passed then the appropriate government without the assent of the offender has the authority to trade the punishment with any other punishment provided in the code.



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