DMPQ: Explain the terms mentioned in the pardoning power of the President.

Pardoning powers granted under article 72 of the constitution to the President

 

  • Pardon – It removes both the sentence and the conviction and completely absolves the convict from all the sentences, punishments and disqualifications.
  • Commutation – It denotes the substitution of one form of punishment for a lighter form.
  • Remission – It implies reducing the period of sentence without changing its character.
  • Respite – It denotes awarding a lesser sentence in place of one originally awarded due to some special fact, such as the physical disability of convict or the pregnancy of a woman offender.
  • Reprieve – It implies a stay of the execution of a sentence (especially that of death) for a temporary period. Its purpose is to enable the convict to have time to seek pardon or commutation from the President/Governor.

 

RAS-RTS FREE Notes brings Prelims and Mains programs for RAS-RTS FREE Prelims and RAS-RTS FREE Mains Exam preparation. Various Programs initiated by RAS-RTS FREE Notes are as follows:- For any doubt, Just leave us a Chat or Fill us a querry––

Android App for RAS Prelims and Mains 

-Rajasthan GK (History, Geography, Economy and Polity)
-RAS Prelims Notes
-RAS Current Affairs
-Daily Mains Practice Questions (DMPQ)
-Daily Prelims Practice Questions (DPPQ)
-Mains Topic wise Notes for All RAS GS Papers

Install Now on

Subscribe to RAS Free Notes

Never Miss any RAS important update!

Join 9,421 other subscribers