Section 251. Coercion

A penalty of a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years shall be applied to any person who by criminal or other wrongful conduct or by threatening with such conduct forces a person to perform, submit to or omit to do an act.
Any person who by threatening to make an accusation or to make a report to the police about a criminal act or to put forward harmful information or a defamatory allegation illegally forces a person to perform, submit to or omit to do an act, shall be subject to a penalty of a fine or imprisonment for a term not exceeding one year.