The Punishment of Offences Act (1837) was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. It abolished the death penalty for a number of statutory offences and replaced it with transportation for life.
How offenders are sentenced in England and Wales
[Wikipedia] Prosecution of Offences Act 1985
The Law of Public Order and Protest
Defence for Public Order Offences in UK
COMMON LAW EXPLAINED-In Simple FACTUAL Terms
Section 2 - Offences punishable by imprisonment
Section 3 - Not to affect Powers of 5 & 6 W.4 c.38 and 4 G.4 c.64