Article 30. Article 152. Consummated, frustrated, and attempted felonies. 7. False testimony favorable to the defendant. 3. When the imbecile or an insane person has committed an act which the law defines as a felony (delito), the court shall order his confinement in one of the hospitals or asylums established for persons thus afflicted, which he shall not be permitted to leave without first obtaining the permission of the same court. - Grave felonies are those to which the law attaches the capital punishment or penalties which in any of their periods are afflictive, in accordance with article 25 of this Code. Any property possessed under any contract or by any combination mentioned in the preceding paragraphs, and being the subject thereof, shall be forfeited to the Government of the Philippines. - The penalty of prision mayor shall be imposed upon any person who shall use force, intimidation, threats, or fraud to prevent any member of the National Assembly (Congress of the Philippines) from attending the meetings of the Assembly (Congress) or of any of its committees or subcommittees, constitutional commissions or committees or divisions thereof, from expressing his opinions or casting his vote; and the penalty of prision correccional shall be imposed upon any public officer or employee who shall, while the Assembly (Congress) is in regular or special session, arrest or search any member thereof, except in case such member has committed a crime punishable under this Code by a penalty higher than prision mayor. Usurpation of authority, rank, title, and improper use of names, uniforms and insignia, Article 177. The act is criminalized by Philippine law. When such minor is adjudged to be criminally irresponsible, the court, in conformity with the provisions of this and the preceding paragraph, shall commit him to the care and custody of his family who shall be charged with his surveillance and education; otherwise, he shall be committed to the care of some institution or person mentioned in said article 80. NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, and in the interest of national security as well as of public safety and order, do hereby decree and order as part of the law of the land the following amendment to article 125 of the Revised Penal Code, as amended.” 18. The Revised Penal Code consists of two books, namely: Book. When there are neither aggravating nor mitigating circumstances, they shall impose the penalty prescribed by law in its medium period. Article 70. 5. Any person who, in case of a solemn affirmation made in lieu of an oath, shall commit any of the falsehoods mentioned in this and the three preceding articles of this section, shall suffer the respective penalties provided therein. The penalty of arresto mayor, if the defendant shall have been sentenced to a correctional penalty or a fine, or shall have been acquitted. The crime of libel or other similar offenses shall prescribe in one year. Such allowances once granted shall not be revoked. Article 5. Article 63. Stay in Touch. Accessories who are exempt from criminal liability. If the offense be committed in the nighttime, or if any papers or effects not constituting evidence of a crime be not returned immediately after the search made by the offender, the penalty shall be prision correccional in its medium and maximum periods. Scope. - Their accessory penalties. The same penalty shall be inflicted in case of mutiny on the high seas or in Philippine waters. Penalties common to the three preceding classes: Perpetual or temporary absolute disqualification, Article 52. Article 96. That the wrong done in the commission of the crime be deliberately augmented by causing other wrong not necessary for its commission. Manufacturing, importing and possession of instruments or implements intended for the commission of falsification. The regulations shall make provision for the separation of the sexes in different institutions, or at least into different departments, and also for the correction and reform of the convicts. Commission of another crime during service of penalty imposed for another previous offense - Penalty. By prision mayor, if such correspondence be carried on in ciphers or conventional signs; and. By any person committing a felony (delito) although the wrongful act done be different from that which he intended. - In all cases in which the law prescribes a single indivisible penalty, it shall be applied by the courts regardless of any mitigating or aggravating circumstances that may have attended the commission of the deed. - The commutation of the original sentence for another of a different length and nature shall have the legal effect of substituting the latter in the place of the former. Arresto menor. Act No. 3815, As Amended, Otherwise Known as The Revised Penal Code of the Philippines and Other Special Laws on Crimes (2013). 2. 3. When there are neither mitigating nor aggravating circumstances in the commission of the deed, the lesser penalty shall be applied. - The penalty of prision correccional in its minimum period shall be imposed upon public officers or employees who have failed to resist a rebellion by all the means in their power, or shall continue to discharge the duties of their offices under the control of the rebels or shall accept appointment to office under them. COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. The penalty of reclusion temporal, if the defendant in said case shall have been sentenced to death; 2. Effects of bond to keep the peace. BOOK ONE. Article 136. Indemnification, Article 197. (As amended by Republic Act No. While being public officers or employees, should commit an offense in the exercise of their functions; or. 6 Explanatory Note of House Bill No. Act No. - The penalties of perpetual or temporary special disqualification for public office, profession or calling shall produce the following effects: 1. 264) (Restored by E.O. Revised Penal Code (Title VII) CRIMES COMMITTED BY PUBLIC OFFICERS Chapter One PRELIMINARY PROVISIONS Art 203. Who Are Public Officers. - The following do not incur any criminal liability: 1. Prision mayor and temporary disqualification. When both mitigating and aggravating circumstances attended the commission of the act, the courts shall reasonably allow them to offset one another in consideration of their number and importance, for the purpose of applying the penalty in accordance with the preceding rules, according to the result of such compensation. - Penal laws shall have a retroactive effect insofar as they favor the person guilty of a felony, who is not a habitual criminal, as this term is defined in rule 5 of article 62 of this Code, although at the time of the publication of such laws a final sentence has been pronounced and the convict is serving the same. "Opium" embraces every kind, class, and character of opium, whether crude or prepared; the ashes or refuse of the same; narcotic preparations thereof or therefrom; morphine or any alkaloid of opium, preparation in which opium, morphine or any alkaloid of opium, enter as an ingredient, and also opium leaves or wrappings of opium leaves, whether prepared or not for their use. Should forge or counterfeit any coin or currency note of the Philippine Islands or obligations and securities issued by the Government of the Philippine Islands; 3. 8. Death - Its accessory penalties. 2. The transcript shall also be forwarded within ten (10) days after the filing thereof by the stenographic reporter. Article 165. Mala in se vs. mala prohibita 2. The same penalty shall be imposed upon any ecclesiastical minister who shall commit any of the offenses enumerated in the preceding paragraphs of this article, with respect to any record or document of such character that its falsification may affect the civil status of persons. - Civil interdiction shall deprive the offender during the time of his sentence of the rights of parental authority, or guardianship, either as to the person or property of any ward, of marital authority, of the right to manage his property and of the right to dispose of such property by any act or any conveyance inter vivos. Amending the Law Prescribing the Duties and Qualifications of Legal Staff in the Office of the Secretary of Justice (Republic Act No. 2. - Crimes punishable by death, reclusion perpetua or reclusion temporal shall prescribe in twenty years. - The penalty of arresto menor shall be served in the municipal jail, or in the house of the defendant himself under the surveillance of an officer of the law, when the court so provides in its decision, taking into consideration the health of the offender and other reasons which may seem satisfactory to it. - Mitigating or aggravating circumstances and habitual delinquency shall be taken into account for the purpose of diminishing or increasing the penalty in conformity with the following rules: 1. In cases falling within subdivisions 5 and 6 of article 12, the persons using violence or causing the fears shall be primarily liable and secondarily, or, if there be no such persons, those doing the act shall be liable, saving always to the latter that part of their property exempt from execution. Making any alteration or intercalation in a genuine document which changes its meaning; 7. In cases falling within subdivision 4 of article 11, the persons for whose benefit the harm has been prevented shall be civilly liable in proportion to the benefit which they may have received. First enacted in 1930, it remains in effect today, despite several amendments thereto. - The penalty of prision correccional in its minimum period or a fine ranging from 200 to 6,000 pesos, or both, shall be imposed upon: 1. (Restored by E.O. 3019 - THE ANTI-GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT, REPUBLIC ACT NO. - The subsidiary liability established in the next preceding article shall also apply to employers, teachers, persons, and corporations engaged in any kind of industry for felonies committed by their servants, pupils, workmen, apprentices, or employees in the discharge of their duties. - The penalty of arresto menor or a fine not exceeding P200 pesos shall be imposed upon: 1. Civil liability of a person guilty of felony. (As amended by EO No. Whenever the law prescribes a penalty for a felony in general terms, it shall be understood as applicable to the consummated felony. Anyone who acts in defense of his person or rights, provided that the following circumstances concur; Second. Suspension of sentence of minor delinquents. The circumstances which consist in the material execution of the act, or in the means employed to accomplish it, shall serve to aggravate or mitigate the liability of those persons only who had knowledge of them at the time of the execution of the act or their cooperation therein. ), Crimes Relative to Opium and Other Prohibited Drugs. For the purpose of this article, any race held in the same day at the same place shall be held punishable as a separate offense, and if the same be committed by any partnership, corporation or association, the president and the directors or managers thereof shall be deemed to be principals in the offense if they have consented to or knowingly tolerated its commission. 3. 4202, approved June 19, 1965). Prescription of crime. 7. – This Act shall be known as “The Anti … - The death sentence shall not be inflicted upon a woman while she is pregnant or within one (1) year after delivery, nor upon any person over seventy years of age. - The penalty of prision correccional in its maximum period and a fine not exceeding 6,000 pesos shall be imposed upon any person who, without proper authority therefor alters any bill, resolution, or ordinance enacted or approved or pending approval by either House of the Legislature or any provincial board or municipal council. Article 100. When light felonies are punishable. - In imposing fines the courts may fix any amount within the limits established by law; in fixing the amount in each case attention shall be given, not only to the mitigating and aggravating circumstances, but more particularly to the wealth or means of the culprit. Death and reclusion perpetua, in twenty years; 2. Article 42. Act No. Prision correccional, suspension, and destierro. Revised Penal Code Book I by Rex Bookstore Inc. Article 58. Article 190. - Every person criminally liable for a felony is also civilly liable. Article 170. Article 196. Perpetual or temporary absolute disqualification, Any person who shall affix, apply, annex, or use in connection with any goods or services or any container or containers for goods, a false designation of origin, or any false description or representation, and shall sell such goods or services. Aggravating circumstances. Article 188. ), Crimes against legislative bodies and similar bodies, Article 143. A penalty shall not be executed in any other form than that prescribed by law, nor with any other circumstances or incidents than those expressly authorized thereby. Revised Penal Code TITLE II CRIMES AGAINST THE FUNDAMENTAL LAWS OF THE STATE Chapter One ARBITRARY DETENTION OR EXPULSION, VIOLATION OF DWELLING, PROHIBITION, INTERRUPTION, AND DISSOLUTION OF PEACEFUL MEETINGS AND CRIMES AGAINST RELIGIOUS WORSHIP Section One. Falsification by public officer, employee or notary or ecclesiastic minister. Article 39. Article 14. - How made. Penalty to be imposed upon principals of attempted crimes. 8293 - AN ACT PRESCRIBING THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CODE AND ESTABLISHING THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OFFICE, PROVIDING FOR ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, REPUBLIC ACT NO. Article 113. Article 49. Unlawful use of means of publication and unlawful utterances. - The period of prescription shall commence to run from the day on which the crime is discovered by the offended party, the authorities, or their agents, and shall be interrupted by the filing of the complaint or information, and shall commence to run again when such proceedings terminate without the accused being convicted or acquitted, or are unjustifiably stopped for any reason not imputable to him. Articles 256, 258 and 259 of the Revised Penal Code of the Philippines mandate imprisonment for women who undergo abortion, as well as for any person who assists in the procedure. Within the limits of each period, the courts shall determine the extent of the penalty according to the number and nature of the aggravating and mitigating circumstances and the greater or lesser extent of the evil produced by the crime. When and how penalties prescribe. 214, prom. The alternative circumstance of relationship shall be taken into consideration when the offended party is the spouse, ascendant, descendant, legitimate, natural, or adopted brother or sister, or relative by affinity in the same degrees of the offender. In all cases where the death penalty is imposed by the trial court, the records shall be forwarded to the Supreme Court for automatic review and judgment by the court en banc, within twenty (20) days but not earlier than fifteen (15) days after the promulgation of the judgment or notice of denial of any motion for new trial or reconsideration. The maximum penalty shall be imposed if the offense was committed by any person who belongs to an organized/syndicated crime group. 873, June 12, 1985.). Article 86. When in the commission of the deed there is present only one aggravating circumstance, the greater penalty shall be applied. If the person under sentence so desires, he shall be anaesthetized at the moment of the execution. Such illness of the offender as would diminish the exercise of the will-power of the offender without however depriving him of consciousness of his acts. 3, Republic Act No. Aggravating circumstances which in themselves constitute a crime specially punishable by law or which are included by the law in defining a crime and prescribing the penalty therefor shall not be taken into account for the purpose of increasing the penalty. Article 181. A pardon shall in no case exempt the culprit from the payment of the civil indemnity imposed upon him by the sentence. 2. ), Article 144. Importation and disposition of falsely marked articles or merchandise made of gold, silver, or other precious metals or their alloys. - In applying the provisions of the preceding and other articles of this Code, any person directly vested with jurisdiction, whether as an individual or as a member of some court or governmental corporation, board, or commission, shall be deemed a person in authority. – This Act shall be known as “The Anti-Rape Law of 1997.” Sec. Penalty to be imposed upon the principals when the crime committed is different from that intended. 52.). - The penalty of prision correccional shall be inflicted upon any person who: 1. Article 153. 386); 5. Article 106. - In cases in which the penalty prescribed by law is not composed of three periods, the courts shall apply the rules contained in the foregoing articles, dividing into three equal portions of time included in the penalty prescribed, and forming one period of each of the three portions. Importation and sale of prohibited drugs. By the death of the convict, as to the personal penalties; and as to pecuniary penalties, liability therefor is extinguished only when the death of the offender occurs before final judgment. - Every penalty imposed for the commission of a felony shall carry with it the forfeiture of the proceeds of the crime and the instruments or tools with which it was committed. Any person who within any town or public place, shall discharge any firearm, rocket, firecracker, or other explosives calculated to cause alarm or danger; 2. The Revised Penal Code of the Philippines AN ACT REVISING THE PENAL CODE AND OTHER PENAL LAWS. To prevent the promulgation or execution of any law or the holding of any popular election; 2. Making untruthful statements in a narration of facts; 6. Article 114. Article 189. ), Article 145. Being in possession, by reason of the public office he holds, of the articles, data, or information referred to in the preceding paragraph, discloses their contents to a representative of a foreign nation. Article 115. A conspiracy exists when two or more persons come to an agreement concerning the commission of a felony and decide to commit it. Extinction of civil liability. Misprision of treason. Reclusion temporal, - Acts and omissions punishable by law are felonies (delitos). In applying the provisions of articles 148 and 151 of this Code, teachers, professors and persons charged with the supervision of public or duly recognized private schools, colleges and universities, and lawyers in the actual performance of their professional duties or on the occasion of such performance, shall be deemed persons in authority. Perpetual or temporary special disqualification, - How committed. ACT No. We just share the information for a better world. How criminal liability is totally extinguished. 5. 4. Arresto mayor, 3 Dated 28 July 2020. General principles 1. The file extension - PDF and ranks to the Documents category. 5. 2. Any person other than those referred to in subsections (b) and (c) who, in any manner shall directly, or indirectly take part in any game of monte, jueteng or any other form of lottery, policy, banking, or percentage game, dog races, or any other game or scheme the result of which depends wholly or chiefly upon chance or hazard; or wherein wagers consisting of money, articles of value or representative of value are made; or in the exploitation or use of any other mechanical invention or contrivance to determine by chance the loser or winner of money or any object or representative of value. That advantage be taken by the offender of his public position. ), Penalties in which other accessory penalties are inherent. Moreover, the offender shall not be permitted to hold any public office during the period of his disqualification. Violation of parliamentary immunity. About Us That the offender is deaf and dumb, blind or otherwise suffering some physical defect which thus restricts his means of action, defense, or communication with his fellow beings. - Any person who promotes, maintains or heads a rebellion or insurrection shall suffer the penalty of reclusion perpetua. 6085 - AN ACT AMENDING COMMONWEALTH ACT NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED FORTY-TWO REGULATING THE USE OF ALIASES, REPUBLIC ACT NO. Article 120. Article 192. 5465, April 21, 1969. 21. - When the culprit has to serve two or more penalties, he shall serve them simultaneously if the nature of the penalties will so permit; otherwise, the following rules shall be observed: In the imposition of the penalties, the order of their respective severity shall be followed so that they may be executed successively or as nearly as may be possible, should a pardon have been granted as to the penalty or penalties first imposed, or should they have been served out. - The following are criminally liable for grave and less grave felonies: The following are criminally liable for light felonies: Article 17. the Revised Penal Code outside the Philippine territory. The commitment of a minor to any of the institutions mentioned in article 80 and for the purposes specified therein. - The penalties provided for in article 124 shall be imposed upon any public officer or employee who delays for the period of time specified therein the performance of any judicial or executive order for the release of a prisoner or detention prisoner, or unduly delays the service of the notice of such order to said prisoner or the proceedings upon any petition for the liberation of such person. Act No. No. - Whenever a minor of either sex, under sixteen years of age at the date of the commission of a grave or less grave felony, is accused thereof, the court, after hearing the evidence in the proper proceedings, instead of pronouncing judgment of conviction, shall suspend all further proceedings and shall commit such minor to the custody or care of a public or private, benevolent or charitable institution, established under the law for the care, correction or education of orphaned, homeless, defective, and delinquent children, or to the custody or care of any other responsible person in any other place subject to visitation and supervision by the Director of Public Welfare or any of his agents or representatives, if there be any, or otherwise by the superintendent of public schools or his representatives, subject to such conditions as are prescribed hereinbelow until such minor shall have reached his majority or for such less period as the court may deem proper. 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