Article 214 of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

If he accused of slander either insult recognizes before the judicial authority the falsity or lack of certainty of the accusations and retracts them, the Judge or Court will impose the sentence immediately lower in degree and may stop imposing the penalty of disqualification established in the previous article.

The Judge or Court before whom the recognition occurred will order that retraction testimony be delivered to the offended party and, if the latter requests it, will order its publication in the same medium in which the slander or insult was expressed, in a space identical or similar to that in which that its dissemination occurred and within the period established by the sentencing Judge or Court.

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Article 214 of Penal Code Spanish refers to cases in which the lowest sentence is imposed on the accused for the crimes of insults and slander.