Central Government Act
Section 428 in The Code Of Criminal Procedure, 1973
428. Period of detention undergone by the accused to be set off against the sentence or imprisonment. Where an accused person has, on conviction, been sentenced to imprisonment for a term 1[ , not being imprisonment in default of payment of fine], the period of detention, if any, undergone by him during the investigation, inquiry or trial of the same case and before the date of such conviction, shall be set off against the term of imprisonment imposed on him on such conviction, and the liability of such person to undergo
imprisonment on such conviction shall be restricted to the remainder, any, of the term of imprisonment imposed on him.