Section Code: 0090 - 0091
PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO GENERAL OFFENCES
Chapter 7: Concurrence of Offences
Section 90. Act which Violates Several Provisions
Any act is an offense violating several provisions of the law having the severest punishment shall be applied to inflict the punishment upon the offender.
Section 91. Multiple Distinct Offenses
If it appears that any offender has committed the several distinct and different offences, the Court may inflict upon such offender the punishment prescribed for each offence. But, whether there shall be increase of the punishment, reduction of the punishment or reduction in the scale of the punishment, or not, the total punishment of every offence must not exceed the following determination:
- Ten years in case of the severest offence to have the rate of the maximum punishment of imprisonment not exceeding three years;
- Twenty years in case of the severest offence to have the rate of the maximum punishment of imprisonment exceeding three years upwards, but not more than ten years;
- Fifty years in case of the severest offence to have the rate of the maximum punishment of imprisonment exceeding ten years upwards, unless in the case where the Court inflicts upon the offender the punishment of imprisonment for life.