Criminal Damage

Criminal Damage in Europe

Criminal Damage in Germany

Provisions relating to criminal damage in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Twenty-seven, under the heading “Criminal Damage,” located in Section 303 Criminal damage, which reads: (1) Whosoever unlawfully damages or destroys an object belonging to another shall be liable to imprisonment of not more than two years or a fine. (2) Whosoever unlawfully alters the appearance of an object belonging to another substantially and permanently shall incur the same penalty. (3) The attempt shall be punishable.

Criminal Damage in Germany

Provisions relating to criminal damage in the German Criminal Code are located in Chapter Twenty-sevenin relation to Criminal Damage

There is additional information on the German criminal system, covering criminal damage and related issues, here. For details on the German legal system, please see here.

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Notes

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

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