Article 240 of the Criminal Procedure Law

  Criminal Procedure Law

This resolution may consist of:

1. To declare the costs ex officio.

2. In condemning the defendants to pay, indicating the proportional part that each of them must respond, if there were several.

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Costs will never be imposed on defendants who are acquitted.

3. In ordering payment to the private plaintiff or civil actor.

These will be sentenced to pay the costs when it results from actions that have been carried out recklessly or in bad faith.

art 240 lecrim

El artículo 240 de la Criminal Procedure Law española hace referencia a la resolución del juez sobre la costs.