Sole article.-replace article 494 bis of the Penal Code with the following: Art. 494 bis. Theft perpetrators will be punished with prison its minimal medium to fine of one to four units per month, if the value of the hurtada thing nothing but average monthly tax unit tax.
Failure covered by this article shall be punished by a fine of one to four units per month, if you are in grade of frustrated tax. In these cases, the Court can toggle the fine for work in benefit of the community, expressly indicating the type of work, the place where required, its duration and the person or institution in charge of controlling compliance. Works will be carried out, preferably, without affecting the working day or taking the offender, with a maximum of eight hours per week. Not conducting timely and full of work determined by the Court invalidates the switching by the only Ministry of law and must meet fully the penalty originally applied.
In cases involving theft in individuals over the age of eighteen and that minors, shall apply to the largest penalty which would have corresponded them without that circumstance, augmented to a degree, if they have prevalido of minors in the perpetration of the lack.
In case of recidivism in theft failure frustrated, double fine applied. Means that there are recidivism when responsible has been previously convicted of an offence of the same species, somebody has been sentence and their compliance status. If the Manager has relapsed twice or more the applied fine will be tripled.
The aggravating factor regulated by the preceding subsection is barred in accordance with the provisions of article 104. Case of faults, the prescription term shall be six months.