Provision

In all cases in which judgment is given that a person is guilty of one of several offences specified in the judgment, but that it is doubtful of which of these offences he is guilty, the offender shall be punished for the offence for which the lowest punishment is provided if the same punishment is not provided for all.


Simply Put

If in a judgment it is stated that the offender is guilty of one of the several offences specified and it is not clear that the offender is guilty of which one. Then in such cases the offender will be punished with the offence for which the lowest possible punishment is provided.



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