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Article 257a of Criminal Code of Slovak Republic

Damaging and misusing records in information stores

  1. The one who with the intention to cause damage or any other harm, or with intention to gain an illegitimate profit for himself or for anyone else, will gain access to an information store and
    a. use such information illegitimately
    b. destroy, damage or make information unusable
    c. interferes with the hardware or software of a computer
    will be punished by imprisoning for a period from 6 months to 3 years, or by prohibition of activities or by financial punishment or by loss of the object.
  2. The perpetrator will be sentenced to prison for one to five years,
    a. if he committed the crime abovementioned in paragraph 1 as a member of an organised group
    b. if by means of his doing causes a considerable loss, or if he gains for himself or for someone else a considerable profit.
  3. The perpetrator will be sentenced to prison for two to five years, if by means of his doing abovementioned in paragraph 1 causes a large loss, or if he gains for himself or for someone else a large profit.

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