53. Punishment.

The punishments to which offenders are liable under the provisions of this Code are-
First – Death;
Secondly – Imprisonment for life;
Thirdly [Omitted by Act 17 of 1949]
Fourthly – Imprisonment, which is of two descriptions, namely-
(1) Rigorous, that is, with hard labour;
(2) Simple;
Fifthly – Forfeiture of property;
Sixthly – Fine.

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