Article 50 of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. The penalty of a fine will consist of the imposition of a monetary penalty on the convicted person.

2. The fine will be imposed, unless the Law provides otherwise, by the fine-day system.

3. Its minimum extension will be ten days and the maximum extension will be two years. The fine penalties imposed on legal entities will have a maximum extension of five years.

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4. The daily fee will have a minimum of two and a maximum of 400 euros, except in the case of fines imposed on legal entities, in which the daily fee will have a minimum of 30 and a maximum of 5,000 euros. For calculation purposes, when the duration is set by months or years, it will be understood that the months are thirty days and the years are three hundred and sixty.

5. The Judges or Courts will determine with reasons the extension of the sentence within the limits established for each crime and according to the rules of Chapter II of this Title. Likewise, they will set in the sentence the amount of these fees, taking into account exclusively the economic situation of the convict, deducted from their assets, income, obligations and family responsibilities and other personal circumstances thereof.

6. The court, for justified cause, may authorize the payment of the fine within a period not exceeding two years from the finality of the sentence, either at once or within the periods to be determined. In this case, the non-payment of two of them will determine the maturity of the remaining ones.

art 50 cp

Article 50 of Penal Code Spanish refers to the definition, extension and quotas of the fine penalty.

  • Penal Code
    • BOOK I: General provisions on crimes, responsible persons, penalties, security measures and other consequences of the criminal offense
      • Title III: Of the penalties