Article 573 of the Penal Code

  Penal Code

1. The commission of any serious crime against life or physical integrity, liberty, moral integrity, sexual liberty and indemnity, property, property, resources or the environment, public health, catastrophic risk, fire, documentary forgery, against the Crown, of attack and possession, traffic and deposit of weapons, ammunition or explosives, provided for in this Code, and the seizure of aircraft, ships or other means of collective transport or merchandise, when carried out with any of the following purposes:

  1. Subvert the constitutional order, or suppress or seriously destabilize the functioning of the political institutions or the economic or social structures of the State, or compel the public powers to carry out an act or to refrain from doing so.
  2. Seriously disturb public peace.
  3. Seriously destabilize the functioning of an international organization.
  4. Provoke a state of terror in the population or in a part of it.

2. The computer crimes typified in the articles shall also be considered terrorist crimes. 197a and 197b and 264 to 264c when the acts are committed for any of the purposes referred to in the previous section.

3. Likewise, the rest of the crimes typified in this Chapter will be considered terrorist crimes.

Are you looking for a lawyer specialized in Criminal Law?

we help you find a criminal lawyer.
We have a wide network of collaborating lawyers in all Spain.

art 573 cp

Article 573 of the Penal Code Spanish refers, in the first section, to the assumptions that are considered crime of terrorism. In the second section, mention is made of computer crimes linked to terrorism.