Constitution (Consequential Provisions) Act, 1937

Convictions by the Constitution (Special Powers) Tribunal.

13.—(1) Except in capital cases, the Government may, in their absolute discretion, at any time remit in whole or in part or modify (by way of mitigation only) or defer (conditionally or unconditionally) any punishment imposed by the Constitution (Special Powers) Tribunal.

(2) Whenever a free pardon has been granted by the President to a person convicted by the Constitution (Special Powers) Tribunal, any forfeiture or disqualification occasioned by such conviction shall, as from the date of such pardon, be annulled.