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Section 64 – Indian Penal Code (IPC)


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Section 64. Sentence of imprisonment for non-payment of fine

1[In every case, of an offence punishable with imprisonment as well as fine, in which the offender is sentenced to a fine, whether with or with­out imprisonment,


and in every case of an offence punishable 2[with imprisonment or fine, or] with fine only, in which the offender is sentenced to a fine,]


it shall be competent to the Court which sentences such offender to direct by the sentence that, in default of payment of the fine, the offender shall suffer imprisonment for a certain term, in which imprisonment shall be in excess of any other imprisonment to which he may have been sentenced or to which he may be liable under a commutation of a sentence.




1. Subs. by Act 8 of 1882, sec. 2, for “In every case in which an offender is sentenced to a fine”.


2. Ins. by Act 10 of 1886, sec. 21(2).



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