Section 324. Misappropriation

The penalty for misappropriation shall be applied to any person who with intent to obtain an illicit gain for himself/herself or others illegally
  1. a.
    sells, consumes or otherwise appropriates an item of moveable property or monetary claim which is in his/her possession, but which belongs to another person, or
  2. b.
    takes steps in relation to money he/she has collected for someone else, or which is otherwise entrusted to him/her.
An act which falls within the scope of sections 385 or 386 is not subject to punishment pursuant to this section.
The penalty for misappropriation is a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years.