Section 40 – Termination of proceedings in case of temporary and procedural obstacles

(1) Sections 154f and 205 of the Code of Criminal Procedure shall apply mutatis mutandis to the sanction proceedings if the opening or conduct of the main proceedings or the main hearing is prevented for a longer period of time by the absence of the sole or all legal representatives of the corporation or by any other obstacle in their person.

(2) Sections 206a and 206b of the Code of Criminal Procedure remain unaffected.