Imprisonment for Default of Payment

Imprisonment for Default of Payment in Europe

Imprisonment for Default of Payment in Germany

Provisions relating to imprisonment for default of payment in the German Criminal Code [1]: This criminal issue is covered by Chapter Three Sanctionsunder the First Title, Penalties -imprisonment,” located in Section 43 Imprisonment for default of payment, which reads: If the fine cannot be recovered, it shall be replaced by imprisonment. One daily unit shall correspond to one day of imprisonment. The minimum term of imprisonment for default of payment shall be one day.

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Notes

  1. The content of the translated German penal code in relation to imprisonment for default of payment is current as of 2010

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