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PENAL CODE (Legislative Part)
Paragraph 4: Breaches of the secrecy of correspondence
Article 432-9

(Ordinance n ° 2000-916 of September 19, 2000 art. 3 Official Journal of September 22, 2000 in force on January 1, 2002)
(Law n ° 2004-669 of July 9, 2004 art. 121 Official Journal of July 10, 2004)
The fact, by a person holding public authority or entrusted with a public service mission, acting in the exercise or on the occasion of the exercise of his functions or his mission, of ordering, of committing or to facilitate, except in the cases provided for by law, the hijacking, deletion or opening of correspondence or the revelation of the content of such correspondence, is punished by three years’ imprisonment and a fine of 45,000 euros.
The same penalties shall apply to the act of a person referred to in the previous paragraph or an agent of an operator of public electronic communications networks or of a telecommunications service provider, acting in the exercise of his functions. , to order, commit or facilitate, except in the cases provided for by law, the interception or diversion of correspondence sent, transmitted or received by means of telecommunications, the use or disclosure of their content.
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