Article 357 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. The Revised Penal Code contains the general penal laws of the Philippines. Any physician or surgeon who, in connection with the practice of his profession, shall issue a false certificate; and, "2. Deprive the offender perpetually or during the term of the sentence, according to the nature of said penalty, of the right to vote in any popular election for any public office or to be elected to such office. (Mar. - Any public officer who, by reason of the duties of his office, is accountable for public funds or property, shall appropriate the same, or shall take or misappropriate or shall consent, through abandonment or negligence, shall permit any other person to take such public funds or property, wholly or partially, or shall otherwise be guilty of the misappropriation or malversation of such funds or property, shall suffer: "1. Art. Section 62. No. 218. By arresto mayor in its minimum and medium periods, if such value is over Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000) but does not exceed Two hundred thousand pesos (₱200,000); and, "3. Revelation of secrets by an officer. 151. This policy brief provides the rationale for amending Articles 202 and 341 of the Revised Penal Code on Prostitution and White Slave Trade. Repealed by Executive Order No. Section 89. If any wall, roof, floor or outside door or window has been broken. 10168, otherwise known as the Terrorism Financing Prevention and Suppression Act of 2012 16. Section 4. "6. 3815, Otherwise Known as "The Revised Penal Code", as Amended. 14 H. No. 285. Falsification by public officer, employee or notary or ecclesiastic minister. "3rd. Constitutional Commissions or committees or divisions thereof, or of any provincial board or city or municipal council or board, or in the presence of any such bodies should behave in such manner as to interrupt its proceedings or to impair the respect due it.". Section 82. "The words ‘obligation or security of the Philippines’ shall mean all bonds, certificates of indebtedness, national bank notes, coupons, Philippine notes, treasury notes, fractional notes, certificates of deposit, bills, checks, or drafts for money, drawn by or upon authorized officers of the Philippines, and other representatives of value, of whatever denomination, which have been or may be issued under any act of Congress. SOURCES OF PHILIPPINE CRIMINAL LAW 1. 259. Article 136 of the same Act, as amended by Republic Act No. "2. Apart from the crimes penalized in the Revised Penal Code, several other pieces of criminal legislation have been passed, penalizing acts such as illegal possession and trafficking of dangerous drugs, money laundering, and illegal possession of firearms.These laws are called “Special Penal Laws” and they form part of Philippine Criminal Laws. Sy helped craft RA 10951 which updates fines under the nearly-90-year-old Revised Penal Code. - The penalty of arresto mayor or a fine not exceeding Two hundred thousand pesos (₱200,000), or both, shall be imposed upon any person who, having been elected by popular election to a public office, shall refuse without legal motive to be sworn in or to discharge the duties of said office.". Section 6. The definition was further expanded from mere "carnal knowledge of a woman" and now included "an act of sexual assault by inserting his penis into other person's mouth or anal orifice, or any instrument or object, into the genital or anal orifice of another person." Article 226 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. - The penalty of arresto mayor and a fine not exceeding One hundred thousand pesos (₱100,000) shall be imposed upon any manager, employee or servant who, in such capacity, shall learn the secrets of his principal or master and shall reveal such secrets.". 7890, is hereby further amended to read as follows: "Art. Section 60. Abortion practiced by a physician or midwife and dispensing of abortives. The Revised Penal Code criminalizes a whole class of acts that are generally accepted as criminal, such as the taking of a life whether through murder or homicide, rape, robbery and theft, and treason. - Any person guilty of theft shall be punished by: "1. Section 67. "The provisions contained in the two (2) preceding paragraphs shall not prevent the imposition of the penalty provided for the act committed, when the same shall constitute a more serious offense.". Betrayal of trust by an attorney or solicitor.— Revelation of Secrets. "2nd. Falsification of legislative documents. The Revised penal code (Act no. Imprudence and negligence. Article 356 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. Section 8. Section 95. Any person who, in the heat of anger, shall orally threaten another with some harm not constituting a crime, and who by subsequent acts shows that he did not persist in the idea involved in his threat: Provided, That the circumstances of the offense shall not bring it within the provisions of Article 282 of this Code. Article 201 of the same Act, as amended by Presidential Decree Nos. Imprudence and negligence.— Any person who, by reckless imprudence, shall commit any act which, had it been intentional, would constitute a grave felony, shall suffer the penalty of arresto mayor in its maximum period to prisión correccional in its medium period; if it would have constituted a less grave felony, the penalty of arresto mayor in its minimum and medium periods shall be imposed; if it would have constituted a light felony, the penalty of arresto menor in its maximum period shall be imposed. 6968, is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. Bv arresto mayor if such value does not exceed the abovementioned amount but is over Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000); and, "3. "8. Article 320 of the Revised Penal Code shall read as … ACT No. Any person who shall print, publish, or distribute or cause to be printed, published, or distributed books, pamphlets, periodicals, or leaflets which do not bear the real printer’s name, or which are classified as anonymous.". “Piracy on the High Seas” under the Revised Penal Code, as amended, and Presidential Decree No. - The penally of prisión correccional in its maximum period and a fine not exceeding Four hundred thousand pesos (₱400,000) shall be imposed upon any person who, without taking any direct part in the crime of sedition, should incite others to the accomplishment of any of the acts which constitute sedition by means of speeches, proclamations, writings, emblems, cartoons, banners, or other representations tending to the same end, or upon any person or persons who shall utter seditious words or speeches, write, publish, or circulate scurrilous libels against the Government, or any of the duly constituted authorities thereof, or which tend to disturb or obstruct any lawful officer in executing the functions of his office, or which tend to instigate others to cabal and meet together for unlawful purposes or which suggest or incite rebellious conspiracies or riots, or which lead or tend to stir up the people against the lawful authorities or to disturb the peace of the community, the safety and order of the Government, or who shall knowingly conceal such evil practices.". - The penalty of prisión correccional in its minimum and medium periods and a fine not exceeding One hundred thousand pesos (₱100,000) shall be imposed upon: "1. Other similar coercions; (Compulsory purchase of merchandise and payment of wages by means of tokens. - This Act shall take effect within fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation. 1790, is hereby further amended to read as follows: "Art. 6 and 50, all of the Revised Penal Code, as amended. In this case, the offender shall be punished by the maximum period of the penalty. - The penalty of arresto mayor and a fine not exceeding One hundred thousand pesos (₱100,000) shall be imposed upon any person who, in any case other than those authorized by law, or without reasonable ground therefor, shall arrest or detain another for the purpose of delivering him to the proper authorities.". Section 100. Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fourth day of July, two thousand seventeen. Section 39. Revised Penal Code", as Amended Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippine Congress Assembled: Section 1. "Any other coercions or unjust vexations shall be punished by arresto menor or a fine ranging from One thousand pesos (₱1,000) to not more than Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000), or both.". Corporal punishment is abolished and accordingly, all references to corporal punishment in the Penal Code Act in this Act referred to as the principal Act, are repealed. Formation, maintenance and prohibition of combination of capital or labor through violence or threats. First enacted in 1930, it remains in effect today, despite several amendments thereto. [3] Under the amendments, rape was reclassified as a crime against persons. 3815, and some Philippine criminal laws have been enacted outside of the Revised Penal Code as separate Republic Acts. Article 228 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. - Any person who shall inflict upon another physical injuries not described in the preceding articles, but which shall incapacitate the offended party for labor for ten (10) days or more, or shall require medical assistance for the same period, shall be guilty of less serious physical injuries and shall suffer the penalty of arresto mayor. "2. Revised Penal Code by Philippines., unknown edition, The Revised Penal Code: Act no. Article 231 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. 328. Article 242 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. 3815 as Amended) History of the Revise Penal Code – (US vs. Tamparong, 31 Phil. [3], Several provisions of the Revised Penal Code have also been amended through Republic Acts. Under Article 266-B of the Revised Penal Code, as amended, whenever rape by sexual intercourse is committed with the use of a deadly weapon, the penalty shall be reclusion perpetua to death. Through an opening not intended for entrance or egress. By prisión mayor in its minimum period and a fine not to exceed Four hundred thousand pesos (₱400,000), when the forged or altered document is a circulating note or bill issued by a foreign bank duly authorized therefor.". "This provision is applicable to experts, arbitrators and private accountants who, in like manner, shall take part in any contract or transaction connected with the estate or property in appraisal, distribution or adjudication of which they shall have acted, and to guardians and executors with respect to the property belonging to their wards or estate.". - This law shall be known as "The Revised Penal Code." "Any person found guilty of any of the offenses covered by this article shall be punished by arresto menor or a fine not exceeding Twenty thousand pesos (₱20,000), and in case of recidivism, by arresto mayor in its medium period to prisión correccional in its minimum period or a fine ranging from Twenty thousand pesos (₱20,000) to Two hundred thousand pesos (₱200,000), or both, in the discretion of the court.". Code of Virginia. The main thrust of the law is to increase the amount or value of property or damage upon which the penalty is based resulting in wide-ranging impacts in the classification of penalties, scale of penalties, and in the jurisdiction of courts. "Less gave felonies are those which the law punishes with penalties which in their maximum period are correctional in accordance with abovementioned article. The Revised Penal Code contains the general penal laws of the Philippines. - Any public officer who shall remove, destroy or conceal documents or papers officially entrusted to him, shall suffer: "1. Disobeying request for disqualification. 114. Abandoning a minor. Section 43. "3. 180. 11 and House Bill No. Article 149 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. - Any executive officer who shall address any order or suggestion to any judicial authority with respect to any case or business coming within the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of justice shall suffer the penalty of arresto mayor and a fine not exceeding One hundred thousand pesos (₱100,000).". The Revised Penal Code itself was enacted as Act No. - Any private person who shall enter the dwelling of another against the latter’s will shall be punished by arresto mayor and a fine not exceeding Two hundred thousand pesos (₱200,000). Section 68. 272 shall take effect thirty (30) days following its publication in the Official Gazzette) 48. By arresto menor or a fine not exceeding Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000) and censure when the offender has caused physical injuries which do not prevent the offended party from engaging in his habitual work nor require medical assistance. 3815, otherwise known as “the revised penal code”, as amended "(c) By removing, concealing or destroying, in whole or in part, any court record, office files, document or any other papers.". 202. an act adjusting the amount or the value of property and damage on which a penalty is based, and the fines imposed under the revised penal code, amending for the purpose act no. If offender publicly use a fictitious name for the purpose of concealing a crime, evading the execution of a judgment or causing damage, If offender conceals his true name and other personal circumstances, if the defendant shall have been sentenced to, If the defendant shall have been sentenced to any other afflictive penalty, If the defendant shall have been sentenced to a correctional penalty or a fine, or shall have been acquitted, False testimony favorable to the defendants, If the prosecution is for a felony punishable by an afflictive penalty, If amount is less than one million pesos or cannot be estimated, False testimony in other cases and perjury in solemn affirmation. Section 63. "3. Section 37. Article 182 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. Preliminary Article. 291. 278. Article 239 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. Making and importing and uttering false coins - Any person who make, imports, or utters false coins, in connivance with counterfeiters, or importers, shall suffer: 1. 331. 329. Swindling (estafa). "3. Article 180 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. Any person who by means of printing, lithography, or any other means of publication shall publish or cause to be published as news any false news which may endanger the public order, or cause damage to the interest or credit of the State; "2. Section 59. | Page 1 of 12 Special Penal Laws; Indeterminate Sentence Law (Act No. The Cabinet of Ministers on Monday (14) approved the proposal made by Minister of Justice Ali Sabry to amend the fines stipulated in the Penal Code, The Morning learnt. Article 271 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. 209. 2. Intercalating any instrument or note relative to the issuance thereof in a protocol, registry, or official book. - Any person who shall cause damage to obstruct the performance of public functions, or using any poisonous or corrosive substance; or spreading any infection or contagion among cattle; or who causes damage to the property of the National Museum or National Library, or to any archive or registry, waterworks, road, promenade, or any other thing used in common by the public, shall be punished: "1. 10951 amending RA No. 243. "(b) Failing voluntarily to issue a receipt, as provided by law, for any sum of money collected by him officially. "The provisions contained in this article shall not be applicable: "1. "When the value of the property taken does not exceed Fifty thousand pesos (₱50,000), the penalty next lower in degree shall be imposed. 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