Section 53 – Enforcement

(1) For the enforcement of the corporate fine, the provisions on the enforcement of the financial penalty (Vollstreckung der Geldstrafe) shall apply mutatis mutandis. If the corporate fine cannot be collected or if enforcement is not carried out in accordance with Section 459c (2) of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the enforcement authority shall file an application for the opening of insolvency proceedings against the assets of the corporation. In case of universal succession according to Section 6, enforcement may be initiated or continued against the legal successor or successors in title.

(2) For the enforcement of the warning with a deferred corporate fine, the regulations for the enforcement of warnings with deferral of the penalty (Verwarnung mit Strafvorbehalt) shall apply accordingly.

(3) The order for public announcement of the conviction shall be executed ex officio. Otherwise, Section 463c of the Code of Criminal Procedure shall apply accordingly.