(Law n ° 2000-647 of July 10, 2000 art. 4 Official Journal of July 11, 2000)
(Ordinance n ° 2000-916 of September 19, 2000 art. 3 Official Journal of September 22, 2000 in force on January 1, 2002)
The fact of causing, under the conditions and according to the distinctions provided for in article 121-3, by clumsiness, recklessness, inattention, negligence or breach of an obligation of safety or prudence imposed by law or regulation, the death of he others constitutes manslaughter punishable by three years’ imprisonment and a fine of 45,000 euros.
In the event of a manifestly deliberate violation of a particular obligation of safety or prudence imposed by law or regulation, the penalties incurred are increased to five years’ imprisonment and a fine of 75,000 euros.