Additional penalties in criminal matters

Verified 14 March 2024 - Directorate of Legal and Administrative Information (Prime Minister), Ministry of Justice

In some cases, the criminal judge may supplement a primary sanction (e.g. a fine or prison sentence) with a complementary one. This type of penalty varies according to the nature and gravity of the offense committed: contravention, offense, or crime. We present you with the information you need to know.

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