Family abandonment
LexInter | March 7, 2004 | 0 Comments

FAMILY ABANDONMENT

Section 2: Abandonment of the family

Article 227-3

(Ordinance n ° 2000-916 of September 19, 2000 art. 3 Official Journal of September 22, 2000 in force on January 1, 2002)
   The fact, for a person, of not executing a judicial decision or a legally approved agreement requiring him to pay for the benefit of a minor, legitimate, natural or adoptive child, a descendant, an ascendant or the spouse a pension, contribution, subsidies or benefits of any kind due by reason of one of the family obligations provided for in Titles V, VI, VII and VIII of Book I of the Civil Code, remaining more than two months without discharge this obligation in full, is punished by two years’ imprisonment and a fine of 15,000 euros.
The offenses provided for in the first paragraph of this article are assimilated to family abandonment for the application of 3 ° of article 373 of the civil code.

Article 227-4

(Ordinance n ° 2000-916 of September 19, 2000 art. 3 Official Journal of September 22, 2000 in force on January 1, 2002)
   The fact, by a person bound, under the conditions provided for in article 227-3, to the obligation to pay a pension, a contribution, subsidies or benefits of any kind, not to notify his change of domicile to the creditor within one month of this change, is punished by six months imprisonment and a fine of 7,500 euros.

Article 227-4-1

(inserted by Law n ° 2001-504 of June 12, 2001 art. 12 Official Journal of June 13, 2001)
   Legal persons may be declared criminally responsible under the conditions provided for in article 121-2 for the offenses defined in this section.
The penalties incurred by legal persons are:
1 ° The fine, in accordance with the terms set out in article 131-38;
2 ° The penalties mentioned in 2 ° to 9 ° of article 131-39.
The prohibition mentioned in 2 ° of article 131-39 relates to the activity in the exercise of which or on the occasion of the exercise of which the offense was committed.

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