commute a sentence


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commute a sentence

v. see commutation.

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BuCor said the grant of colonist status to Go did not carry with it the automatic commutation of his sentence from the indivisible penalty of reclusion perpetua to 30 years because only the President has the power to commute a sentence. Sans the signature of the President, any commutation is ineffectual.