Fines in Addition to Imprisonment

Fines in Addition to Imprisonment in Europe

Fines in Addition to Imprisonment in Germany

Provisions relating to fines in addition to imprisonment in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Three Sanctionsunder the First Title, Penalties -imprisonment,” located in Section 41 Fines in addition to imprisonment, which reads: If the offender through the commission of the offence enriched or tried to enrich himself, a fine which otherwise would not have been provided for or only in the alternative may be imposed in addition to imprisonment if this appears appropriate taking into consideration the personal and financial circumstances of the offender. This does not apply if the court imposes an order pursuant to section 43a.

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  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to fines in addition to imprisonment is current as of 2010

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