Causing Flooding

Causing Flooding in Europe

Causing Flooding in Germany

Provisions relating to causing flooding 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 313 Causing flooding, which reads: (1) Whosoever causes a flood and thereby endangers the life or limb of another person or property of significant value belonging to another shall be liable to imprisonment from one to ten years. (2) Section 308 (2) to (6) shall apply mutatis mutandis.



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

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