|Sanctions in the Church » Delicts and Penalties in General » The Subject Liable to Penal Sanctions|
|§1. A judge can punish the following more gravely than the law or precept has established:
1. a person who after a condemnation or after the declaration of a penalty continues so to offend that from the circumstances the obstinate ill will of the person can prudently be inferred;
2. a person who has been established in some dignity or who has abused a position of authority or office in order to commit the delict;
3. an accused person who, when a penalty has been established against a delict based on negligence, foresaw the event and nonetheless omitted precautions to avoid it, which any diligent person would have employed.
§2. If the penalty established in the cases mentioned in §1 is latae sententiae, another penalty or a penance can be added.
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