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|Spanish term or phrase: delito imprudente de daños|
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Ofrecimiento de acciones en faltas de imprudencia y delito imprudente de daños.
Gracias de antemano.
|reckless criminal damage|
In the Spanish Criminal Code, a crime involving damage to property is called "delito de daños" and corresponds to what in many English-speaking jurisdictions is called "criminal damage". "Delito imprudente de daños" = "reckless criminal damage."
Examples from US and UK legal sources:
The Framework of Criminal Law - Google Books Result
by Leonard Jason-Lloyd - 1997 - Law - 124 pages
Such a person commits reckless criminal damage which is a crime of basic intention. However, if the wall is demolished using the same method but the ...
This is the second update to Criminal Law, 6th edition, 2003
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... when it replaced the crime of malicious damage with that of intentional or reckless criminal damage: see further point (a) on p. 127 of Criminal Law. ...
Reckless criminal damage (contrary to ss1(1) and 1(2) of the Criminal Damage Act 1971). SPECIFIC INTENT CRIMES * Inchoate offences * Murder ...
IN THE COURT OF APPEALS STATE OF ARIZONA DIVISION ONE ) ) 1 CA-JV ...
I have no hesitation in finding him possessed of the mental state of recklessness and guilty of the offense of reckless criminal damage. ...
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the crime requires intention – thus reckless criminal damage being reckless as to whether. life is endangered is a specific intent crime. ...
BBC NEWS | England | West Midlands | Ex-railway worker guilty of arson
17 Jan 2007 ... But Allan Nicol, 48, from Birmingham, has been cleared of a charge of reckless criminal damage. Nicol previously admitted cutting cables and ...
In relation to reckless criminal damage, Lord Diplock took a different approach in Metropolitan Police Commissioner v Caldwell  AC 341 and denied the ...
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So it seeems likley that both are to blame for reckless criminal damage. Back to Top Printable version, View Kate's Profile Search for other posts by Kate ...
Note added at 11 hrs (2009-01-31 11:17:50 GMT)
To add a comment: I agree with Marcelo that perhaps "imprudente" might be translated as "negligent," but "negligent criminal damage" does not appear as a subdivision of this criminal offense, while "reckless criminal damage" does.
"delito imprudente de daños" has been translated as "reckless criminal damage" previously in a Kudoz question (Catalan to English):
delicte imprudent de danys (Catalan to English translation ...
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reckless damage offense (US)/offence (UK)
Damage carries a PENALTY of one year of imprisonment.
Reckless damage carries a penalty of up to five years imprisonment. Intentional damage is a FELONY and carries a penalty of up to five years.
Intent and recklessness
The mens rea of all offences in the Act is direct or oblique intention, or subjective recklessness as defined by the House of Lords in R v. G (2003). Bingham L.J. stated that a person acts "recklessly" with respect to
(i) a circumstance when he is aware of a risk that it exists or will exist; or
(ii) a result when he is aware of a risk that it will occur;
and it is, in the circumstances known to him, unreasonable to take the risk
Aggravated criminal damage
Section 1(2) of the Act creates an offence which includes all the elements of the section 1(1) offence with an additional element of intending or being reckless as to the endangering of life.
- Reckless damage or destruction occurs when a person is aware of, but consciously disregards, a substantial and unjustifiable risk that damage or destruction
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