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Laying down minimum provisions on the constituent elements of criminal acts and penalties in the field of illicit drug trafficking
Article 7

Article 7 — Sanctions for legal persons

  1. Member States shall take the necessary measures to ensure that a legal person held liable pursuant to Article 6(1) is punishable by effective, proportionate and dissuasive sanctions, which shall include criminal or non-criminal fines and may include other sanctions, such as:
    1. exclusion from entitlement to tax relief or other benefits or public aid;
    2. temporary or permanent disqualification from the pursuit of commercial activities;
    3. placing under judicial supervision;
    4. a judicial winding-up order;
    5. temporary or permanent closure of establishments used for committing the offence;
    6. in accordance with Article 4(5), the confiscation of substances which are the object of offences referred to in Articles 2 and 3, instrumentalities used or intended to be used for these offences and proceeds from these offences or the confiscation of property the value of which corresponds to that of such proceeds, substances or instrumentalities.
  2. Each Member State shall take the necessary measures to ensure that a legal person held liable pursuant to Article 6(2) is punishable by effective, proportionate and dissuasive sanctions or measures.