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The Governor: 30.7 (Laxmikant Summary)
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This lesson discusses the pardoning power of the Governor.

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Nandini Maharaj
MA in Applied Human Rights from Sheffield Hallam University, BA (Hons.) History from LSR, reader, dancer, love to teach, AIR 42 in 2018 UPSC

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Mam, what does it mean that governor can suspend death sentence, but cannot pardon it. What does 'suspend' mean here ?
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  1. LAXMIKANT: CHAPTER 30,7 THE GOVERNOR BY NANDINI MAHARAJ


  2. ABOUT ME o BA (Hons.) History e Lady Shri Ram College for Women MA Applied Human Rights o Sheffield Hallam University o Kapila Hingorani Scholar o Hobbies: reading, dancing o Rate, review and recommend! o Follow me e https://unacademy.com/user/NandiniMaharaj/courses


  3. TOPICS o Judicial Powers and Function of Governor o Some clarifications o Comparing the Presidents and Governors pardoning powers


  4. JUDICIAL POWERS o She can grant pardons, reprieves, respites and remissions of punishment or suspend, remit and commute the sentence of any person convicted of any offence against any Lans relating to a matter to which the executive pouser of the state extends Article 161


  5. PARDONING POWER o Pardoning power includes: Pardon e Commutation a Remission o Respite o Reprieve


  6. PARDON o Removes both Ehe sentence and the conviction o Complebely absolves the convict from all sentences, punishments and disqualifications


  7. COMMUTATIONN o Substitutes one form of punishment for a lighter forms o Eg: commute a death sentence into a rigorou.s imprisonment sentence


  8. REMISSION o Reducing the period of sentence wsithout changing its form


  9. RESPITE o A lesser sentence due to some special circumstance Like disability or pregnancy


  10. REPRIEVE o The stay of execution, especially of a death sentence, for a temporary period. o To enable the convict to seek pardon or commutation from the President.


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