Section 61 in Indian Penal Codes

Title: Sentence of forfeiture of property

Description: [Rep. by the Indian Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 1921 (16 of 1921), sec. 4.]

Title: Forfeiture of property in respect of offenders punishable with death transportation or imprisonment

Description: [Rep. by the Indian Penal Code (Amendment) Act, 1921 (16 of 1921) sec. 4.]

Title: Amount of fine

Description: Where no sum is expressed to which a fine may extend, the amount of fine to which the offender is liable is unlimited, but shall not be excessive.

Title: Sentence of imprisonment for nonpayment of fine

Description: 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.

Title: Limit to imprisonment for nonpayment of fine when imprison­ment and fine awardable

Description: The term for which the Court directs the offender to be imprisoned in default of payment of a fine shall not exceed one-fourth of the term of imprisonment which is the maximum fixed for the offence, if the offence be punishable with imprisonment as well as fine.

CHAPTER 3 OF PUNISHMENTS