Arson Causing Death

Arson Causing Death in Europe

Arson Causing Death in Germany

Provisions relating to arson causing death in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-eight, under the heading “Offences Causing a Common Danger,” located in Section 306c Arson causing death, which reads: If the offender through an offence of arson under sections 306 to 306b at least by gross negligence causes the death of another person the penalty shall be imprisonment for life or not less than ten years.



  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to arson causing death is current as of 2010

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