Successive Sentences Definition and Legal Meaning

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

What is Successive Sentences?

(n) Successive sentence is used to represent the punishment which cannot be served as concurrent. That is if a culprit is sentenced on 3 crimes and sentenced for 15,10, 5 years for separate crimes he has to undergo the punishment for all the three periods that is 30 years. Where as in concurrent punishment he need to serve only the maximum period of the three punishment that is 15 years.