Article 31 quinquies of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. The provisions relating to the criminal liability of legal entities will not be applicable to the State, to territorial and institutional public administrations, to Regulatory Bodies, Agencies and public Business Entities, to international organizations of public law, or to those others that exercise public sovereign or administrative powers. .

2. In the case of public commercial companies that implement public policies or provide services of general economic interest, only the penalties provided for in letters a) and g) of section 7 of the article 33. This limitation will not be applicable when the judge or court determines that it is a legal form created by its promoters, founders, administrators or representatives with the purpose of avoiding possible criminal liability.

art 31 quinquies cp

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Article 31d of the Penal Code refers to the criminal liability of legal entities.