THREAT
LexInter | June 20, 2002 | 0 Comments

THREAT

Article 222-17
(Ordinance n ° 2000-916 of September 19, 2000 art. 3 Official Journal of September 22, 2000 in force on January 1, 2002)
   The threat to commit a crime or an offense against people whose attempt is punishable is punished by six months imprisonment and a fine of 7,500 euros when it is either reiterated or materialized by a writing, an image or all other object.
The penalty is increased to three years’ imprisonment and a fine of 45,000 euros if it involves a death threat.
Article 222-18
(Ordinance n ° 2000-916 of September 19, 2000 art. 3 Official Journal of September 22, 2000 in force on January 1, 2002)
   The threat, by any means whatsoever, to commit a crime or an offense against people, is punishable by three years’ imprisonment and a fine of 45,000 euros, when made with the order to fulfill a condition. .
The penalty is increased to five years’ imprisonment and a fine of 75,000 euros if it involves a death threat.
Article 222-18-1

When they are committed because of the victim’s membership or non-membership, true or supposed, of a specific ethnicity, nation, race or religion, the threats provided for in the first paragraph of article 222 -17 are punished by two years’ imprisonment and a fine of 30,000 Euros, those provided for in the second paragraph of this article and in the first paragraph of article 222-18 are punishable by five years of imprisonment and 75,000 Euros fine, and those provided for in the second paragraph of article 222-18 are punished by seven years of imprisonment and 100,000 Euros fine. The same penalties are incurred when these threats are made because of the

Article 222-18-2

Legal persons may be declared criminally liable under the conditions provided for in article 121-2 for the offenses defined in this paragraph.The penalties incurred by legal persons are:

1 ° The fine, in accordance with the terms provided for in article 131-38;

2 ° The penalties mentioned in 2 ° to 9 ° of article 131-39;

3 ° The penalty mentioned in 1 ° of article 131-39 for the offenses defined by articles 222-17 (second paragraph), 222-18 and 222-18-1.

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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