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Before a constitution bench deciding on who had the authority to grant remission, Modi government's legal team headed by Solicitor General Ranjit Kumar vociferously argued that Rajiv's killers deserved no mercy.
Anticipating a move to grant remission of sentence to the 10, the court said: "We may add a footnote to the above conviction that the executive should take due consideration of judicial reasoning before excising the remission power.
THE debt owed by the poorer countries of the world could perhaps be cancelled after seven years as it did in the Bible, Deuteronomy 15:1-11: "Every 7th year you shall grant remission of debts.
A source in the presidential office told Kyodo News that Ramos-Horta will visit Becora Prison in Dili on Wednesday and is likely to grant remission of sentences for a number of prisoners.
Though the executive is empowered to grant remission to life convicts after 14 years, the court had barred remissions till 30 years of imprisonment in his case.
ISLAMABAD, 18 March , 2009 (Balochistan Times) -- The President of Pakistan has been pleased to grant remission in sentence to prisoners, under Article 45 of the Constitution of Islamic Republic of Pakistan, 1973 as under: A press release issued here said on the advice of the Prime Minister, the President has granted special remission of 90 days to the prisoners convicted for life imprisonment except those convicted for murder, espionage, anti-State activities, sectarianism, Zina (Sec.
As per Section 433A, a state government can, in its discretion, grant remission to a person sentenced to life for an offence for which death is one of the punishments only after he has undergone an imprisonment of at least 14 years.
12 -- The Supreme Court on Wednesday held that for exercising authority under Article 45 of the constitution, classification of convicts on the basis of accusation was permissible, as the president might grant remissions to those who were not accused of heinous offences and refuse it to those accused of serious or terrorism-related offences.