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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter XXVIII


Not to be executed by instalments Exemptions
393. No sentence of whipping shall be executed by instalments: and none of the following persons shall be punishable with whipping, namely:-
(a) females;
(b) males sentence to death or to 1[transportation], or to imprisonment for more than five years;
(c) males whom the Court considers to be more than forty-five years of age.

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    The word "transportation" construed as a reference to "imprisonment for life" by section 3 of the Penal Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 1985, (Ordinance No. XLI of 1985)
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