Article 172 bis of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. Whoever with serious intimidation or violence compels another person to marry will be punished with a prison sentence of six months to three years and six months or a fine of twelve to twenty-four months, depending on the seriousness of the offense. coercion or the means used.

2. The same penalty will be imposed on anyone who, in order to commit the acts referred to in the previous section, uses violence, serious intimidation or deception to force another to leave Spanish territory or not to return to it.

3. The penalties will be imposed in their upper half when the victim is a minor.

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art 172 bis cp

This article refers to the duress to enter into marriage committed with severe intimidation or violence.

Article 172 bis of the Penal Code It is found in the title dedicated to crimes against freedom: