Article 152 of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. Whoever, due to serious negligence, causes any of the injuries provided for in the previous articles will be punished, in attention to the risk created and the result produced:

1st With a prison sentence of three to six months or a fine of six to eighteen months, in the case of the injuries of section 1 of article 147.

2nd with a prison sentence of one to three years, in the case of the injuries of article 149.

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3rd With a prison sentence of six months to two years, in the case of the injuries of article 150.

If the acts were committed using a motor vehicle or a moped, the penalty of deprivation of the right to drive motor vehicles and mopeds from one to four years will also be imposed. For the purposes of this section, driving in which the concurrence of any of the circumstances provided for in the article 379 determine the occurrence of the event.

If the injuries were caused using a firearm, the penalty of deprivation of the right to carry or possession of weapons for a period of one to four years will also be imposed.

If the injuries were committed due to professional negligence, the penalty of special disqualification for the exercise of the profession, trade or position for a period of six months to four years will also be imposed.

2. Whoever, due to less serious negligence, causes any of the injuries referred to in articles 147.1, 149 and 150, will be punished with a fine from three months to twelve months.

If the acts were committed using a motor vehicle or a moped, the penalty of deprivation of the right to drive motor vehicles and mopeds from three months to one year may also be imposed. Less serious imprudence will be considered, when it is not classified as serious, provided that the fact is the consequence of a serious infraction of the rules on traffic, motor vehicle circulation and road safety, appreciated by the entity of this by the Judge or the Court.

If the injuries were caused by using a firearm, the penalty of deprivation of the right to carry or possession of weapons for a period of three months to one year may also be imposed.

The offense provided for in this section will only be prosecuted by complaint of the aggrieved person or his legal representative.

art 152 cp

This article establishes different types of penalties for Injuries caused by serious or less serious negligence depending on the risk created and the result produced.