Imposition of Fines

ART. 66

1. The court can fix any amount of the fine within the limits established by law.

2. Court must consider the following in imposing the fines:
a. mitigating and aggravating circumstances
b. more particularly, the wealth and means of the culprit

3. The following may also be considered by the court:
a. the gravity of the crime committed
b. the heinousness of its perpetration
c. the magnitude of its effects on the offender’s victims.