Article 13 of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. Serious crimes are infractions that the Law punishes with a serious penalty.

2. Less serious crimes are infractions that the Law punishes with a less serious penalty.

3. They are minor crimes infractions that the law punishes with a light penalty.

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4. When the penalty, due to its length, can be included at the same time among those mentioned in the first two numbers of this article, the crime will be considered, in any case, as serious. When the penalty, due to its length, can be considered light and less serious, the crime will be considered, in any case, light.

art 13 cp

Article 13 of Penal Code Spanish refers to the category that receives a crime depending on their severity, being differentiated into serious crimes, less serious crimes and minor crimes.

Article 13 of Penal Code It is found within Title I of Book I. More specifically in Chapter I, related to crimes.