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The Special Powers Act, 1974

( ACT NO. XIV OF 1974 )

Execution of death sentences
1[34A. When a person is sentenced to death under this Act, the sentence may be executed by hanging him by the neck till he is dead or by shooting him in the prescribed manner till he is dead as the Special Tribunal may direct.

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    Sections 34A and 34B were inserted by section 7 of the Special Powers (Amendment) Act, 1974 (Act No. LIX of 1974)
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