It is an ambush to wait for a certain amount of time and in a given place an official of the national police, a member of the gendarmerie, a member of the staff of the prison administration or any other person who is a depositary. The public authority, as well as a civilian or military firefighter or an agent of a public passenger transport network operator, for the purpose, characterised by one or more material facts, of committing against it, or on the occasion of The performance of its duties or mission, or on the basis of its quality, that the author Knew or could not ignore, violence with the use or threat of a weapon.
It is also an ambush to wait, under the same conditions, the spouse, an ascendant or a direct-line descendant or any other person usually living in the home of a person referred to in the first paragraph for the purpose, Characterised by one or more material facts, to commit, by reason of the functions performed by the latter, violence with the use or threat of a weapon.
The ambush is punishable by five years' imprisonment and a fine of 75,000 euros.
When the facts are committed in a meeting, the penalties are brought to seven years' imprisonment and a fine of EUR 100 000.