Article 267 of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

Damage caused by serious negligence in amounts exceeding 80,000 euros will be punished with a fine of three to nine months, depending on the importance of the damage.

The infractions referred to in this article will only be prosecutable after complaint of the aggrieved person or his legal representative. The Public Prosecutor's Office may also report when the person is a minor, a person with a disability in need of special protection or a helpless person.

In these cases, the forgiveness of the offended person extinguishes the criminal action.

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art 267 cp

Article 267 of Penal Code Spanish refers to crime of damage and, specifically, to damages caused by serious negligence for amounts greater than 80,000 euros.

Following the update published on 06/05/2021 that enters into force on 06/25/2021, the third paragraph is modified by final provision 6.30 of Organic Law 8/2021, of June 4. Previously, he said the following:

In these cases, the forgiveness of the offended party or his legal representative, if applicable, extinguishes the criminal action without damage of the provisions of the second paragraph of number 5 of section 1 of article 130 of this Code.

Article 267 – Modified with effect from 06/25/2021