SUSPENSION OF SENTENCE RULES, 1971



  In exercise of the powers under sub-section (6) of section 401 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (act No. 5 of 1898), the Government of Uttar Pradesh makes the following rules, namely:
1 Short title and commencement.- (1) These rules may be called the Suspension of Sentence Rules, 1971.
(2) They shall come into force at once.
2. Release on parole of a person undergoing a sentence of imprisonment –Where a petition for suspension of the execution of a sentence of imprisonment is made by or on behalf of a person sentenced to imprisonment for an offence against any law relating to a matter to which the executive power of the State extends and the person is sentenced to such sentence of imprisonment by the Courts in the State of Uttar Pradesh and that person is in jail outside the said State, the execution of the sentence shall be suspended and such person released on parole by the Government of the State or Union Territory where such person is confined to jail, subject to the conditions specified in Rule 4 for such period , not exceeding fifteen days, as may be necessary for obtaining the orders of the Government of Uttar Pradesh , if the government of the State or union Territory in which such person is detained in jail, is satisfied that the immediate release of such person on parole is rendered necessary by reason of any illness constitution a grave treat to the life of such person or of a parent, wife husband or child of such person.
3. Procedure for release on parole. –The Government of the State or union Territory ordering release on parole under Rule 2 shall forthwith report the full facts and circumstances of the case , while forwarding the petition , to the Government of Uttar Pradesh who may on consideration of the report and petition make such order as they deem fit
4. Bond by the person released on parole. – A person released on parole under Rule2 shall enter into a bond undertaking to reside during the period of his parole at a place specified therein and not depart therefore without the previous permission of the government of the State or Union territory ordering such release and to return to the jail in which he is con fined on the expiry of the period of his parole, and to conform to such other conditions as the Government of the State of Union Territory ordering such release may consider necessary.