Cumulative Sentence Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Cumulative Sentence, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Cumulative Sentence?

When a criminal who has been convicted of two or more different crimes, instead of sentencing him for both the crimes separately he can be sentenced for both of them jointly and would be asked to serve for the crime with the longer time of imprisonment.