Article 244 of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. Whoever steals or uses another's motor vehicle or moped without proper authorization, without the intention of appropriating it, will be punished with the penalty of work for the benefit of the community of thirty-one to ninety days or a fine of two to twelve months. , if he returned it, directly or indirectly, within a period not exceeding forty-eight hours, without, in any case, the penalty imposed being equal to or greater than that which would correspond if he definitively appropriated the vehicle.

2. If the act is executed using force on things, the penalty will be applied in its upper half.

3. If the restitution is not made within the indicated period, the act will be punished as theft either heist in their respective cases.

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4. If the act is committed with violence or intimidation of persons, the penalties of the article 242.

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Article 244 of the Penal Code Spanish refers to robbery and theft of use of vehicles.