Article 252 of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. They will be punishable by the penalties of article 249 or, where appropriate, with those of the article 250, those who, having powers to administer another's assets, emanating from the law, entrusted by the authority or assumed through a legal transaction, infringe them by exceeding the exercise thereof and, in this way, cause a damage to managed assets.

2. If the amount of the property damage does not exceed 400 euros, a fine of one to three months will be imposed.

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Article 252 of Penal Code refers to the unfair administration, within the chapter dedicated to fraud.

Unfair administration involves causing property damage through the mismanagement of another's property.

As a general rule, this crime is punishable by a prison sentence of 6 months to 3 years. If the property damage does not exceed €400, the penalty will be a fine of 1 to 3 months.