Three fewer pardons: the Supreme Court considers the disqualifications of Vila, Borràs and Mundó for the ‘procés’ fulfilled

The court imposed on them in October 2019 one year and eight months without accessing public office or being candidates for a crime of disobedience.

Meritxell Borrs, Santi Vila and Carles Mund, during the trial of the procs in the Supreme Court.

The Supreme Court has declared this Friday the disqualification penalties imposed in the trial of the procs to the ex counselors Carles Mund, Meritxell Borrs Y Santi Vila. From now on, all three can once again run for office or hold public office.

The records communicated by the court that held the oral hearing, presided over by the magistrate Manuel Marchena, they point out that last Wednesday they completed the 20 months of special disqualification that was imposed on them for the crime of disobedience to judicial decisions.

None of the three still have a penalty to serve, so everything indicates that the Government will not have to rule on their pardons. Only the part of the sentence that remains to be served is pardonable, so the files on his grace measures processed at the Ministry of Justice should be archived.

Their cases were the least compromised for the Government. Mund, Borrs and Vila were the only ones of the 12 defendants who were not given prison terms for embezzlement or sedition. His disqualification reached any state, regional or local public office, as well as the exercise of government functions in the same areas.

His sentence was closer to those imposed by the sovereignist consultation of 9-N, in 2014, than to those of prison suffered by his teammates on the bench. In that illegal consultation that anticipated the procs Only disqualifications were imposed, among them the former president Artur Mas.

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Along with the disqualification, the three were sentenced to pay a fine: 48,400 in the case of Vila and 35,600 euros in that of Borrs and Mund. The fines have been paid according to legal sources. The difference corresponds to the fact that they are compensated for the time they had spent subject to precautionary measures such as imprisonment, periodic appearances or the withdrawal of their passport.

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