8353, the Anti-Rape Law of 1997. - Any public officer who shall knowingly nominate or appoint to any public office any person lacking the legal qualifications therefor, shall suffer the penalty of arresto mayor and a fine not exceeding Two hundred thousand pesos (₱200,000).". Those who shall sell, give away or exhibit films, prints, engravings, sculpture or literature which are offensive to morals.". Any person who shall orally threaten to do another any harm not constituting a felony.". Prolonging performance of duties and powers.— Any public officer who shall continue to exercise the duties and powers of his office, employment or commission, beyond the period provided by law, regulation or special provisions applicable to the case, shall suffer the penalties prisión correccional in its minimum period, special temporary disqualification in its minimum period and a fine not exceeding One hundred thousand pesos (₱100,000).". 356. 151. The penalty of reclusion temporal in its minimum and medium periods, if the amount of the fraud is over Two million four hundred thousand pesos (₱2,400,000) but does not exceed Four million four hundred thousand pesos (₱4,400,000). 299. - The penalty of prisión correccional in its medium and maximum periods and a fine of not more than One million pesos (₱1,000,000) shall be imposed upon: "1. "2. "Any person who shall destroy or damage any useful or ornamental painting of a public nature shall suffer the penalty of arresto menor or a fine not exceeding Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000), or both such fine and imprisonment, in the discretion of the court.". Geronimo Sy says Republic Act 10951 is just 'step one in step ten' in making the local criminal code up to date and in reforming the criminal justice system. 3999, is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. By prisión correccional in its minimum and medium periods, if the value of the damage caused exceeds Two hundred thousand pesos (₱200,000); "2. The penalty of prisión correccional in its maximum period to prisión mayor in its minimum period, if the amount of the fraud is over Two million four hundred thousand pesos (₱2,400,000) but does not exceed Four million four hundred thousand pesos (₱4,400,000), and if such amount exceeds the latter sum, the penalty provided in this paragraph shall be imposed in its maximum period, adding one year for each additional Two million pesos (₱2,000,000); but the total penalty which may be imposed shall not exceed twenty years. "3. 237. 191, S. 1987. 9851, criminalized crimes against international humanitarian law, Republic Act No. ACT No. BOOK ONE . Chapter One, Title Three of the Revised Penal Code is hereby further amended by adding a new article as follows: "Art. 113 og no. "(b) By altering the quality, fineness or weight of anything pertaining to his art or business. 285. Act No. "5. Unlawful arrest. Republic Act No. "(c) Collecting or receiving, directly or indirectly, by way of payment or otherwise things or objects of a nature different from that provided by law. It expressly defines the elements that each crime comprises, and the existence of all these elements have to be proven beyond reasonable doubt in order to secure conviction. Section 47. 201. Article 163 of the same Act, as amended by Republic Act No. 3815 THE REVISED PENAL CODE (as amended) APPENDICES AN ACT REVISING THE PENAL CODE AND OTHER PENAL LAWS Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Legislature assembled and by the authority of the same: Preliminary Article. Possession of prohibited interest by a public officer. "(a) The malefactors shall enter the house or building in which the robbery was committed, by any of the following means: "1. “Piracy on the High Seas” under the Revised Penal Code, as amended, and Presidential Decree No. 480. "When the value of the property taken does not exceed Fifty thousand pesos (₱50,000), the penalty next lower in degree shall be imposed. Presidential Decree No. 11 and House Bill No. Other similar coercions; (Compulsory purchase of merchandise and payment of wages by means of tokens. 1. (7) Piracy on the high seas under the Revised Penal Code, as amended and Presidential Decree No. By arresto mayor when the offender has inflicted physical injuries which shall incapacitate the offended party for labor from one (1) days to nine (9) days, or shall require medical attendance during the same period. - For cases pending before the courts upon the effectivity of this Act where trial has already started, the courts hearing such cases shall not lose jurisdiction over the same by virtue of this Act. (Bill Status Information, Cabinet Bill 47 of 193 rd Diet Session, House of Representatives, Japan, website (in Japanese). Article 149 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. 272 shall take effect thirty (30) days following its publication in the Official Gazzette) 48. “(15) Bribery under Articles 210, 211 and 211-A of the Revised Penal Code, as amended, and Corruption of Public Officers under Article 212 of the Revised Penal Code, as amended; “(16) Frauds and Illegal Exactions and Transactions under Articles 213, 214, 215 and 216 of the Revised Penal Code, as amended; - The penalty of prisión correccional in its medium and maximum periods and a fine not to exceed One million pesos (₱1,000,000) shall be imposed upon any person who shall make or introduce into the Philippines any stamps, dies, marks, or other instruments or implements intended to be used in the commission of the offenses of counterfeiting or falsification mentioned in the preceding section of this Chapter. Article 242 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. Dueling, if causing injury, will be treated as if it's a normal crime (as serious physical injuries or assault), Republic Act No. Article 320 of the Revised Penal Code shall read as … 114-116 and Arts 134-142. Malversation of public funds or property.— Presumption of malversation. Disturbance of proceedings - The penalty of arresto mayor or a fine from Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000) to Two hundred thousand pesos (₱200,000) shall be imposed upon any person who disturbs the meetings of Congress or of any of its committees or subcommittees. Section 3. 37, 6767 (september 11, 2017); manila bulletin, business mirror, september 1, 2017 [ republic act no. Suspension from public office, from the right to follow a profession or calling, and that of perpetual special disqualification from the right of suffrage, if the duration of said imprisonment shall exceed eighteen months. Article 182 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. [4], With the abolition of the death penalty in 2006, the highest penalty currently possible under the Revised Penal Code is reclusion perpetua, which ranges from 20 years and 1 day to 40 years' imprisonment. Article 236 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. Other light threats. "Any person who shall defraud another by means of false pretenses or fraudulent acts as defined in paragraph 2(d) hereof shall be punished by: "1st The penalty of reclusion temporal in its maximum period, if the amount of fraud is over Four million four hundred thousand pesos (₱4,400,000) but does not exceed Eight million eight hundred thousand pesos (₱8,800,000). THE PENAL CODE ACT. a Penalty is Based and the Fines Imposed Under the Revised Penal Code, Amending for the Purpose Act No. Section 27. 149. - This law shall be known as "The Revised Penal Code." Prohibited publication of acts referred to in the course of official proceedings. Article 271 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. 8177 An Act Designating Death by Lethal Injection as the Method of Carrying Out Capital Punishment, Amending for the Purpose Article 81 of the Revised Penal Code, As Amended by Section 24 of Republic Act No. Usurpation of legislative powers. 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. Any physician or surgeon who, in connection with the practice of his profession, shall issue a false certificate; and, "2. Any person who shall knowingly introduce in evidence in any judicial proceeding or to the damage of another or who, with the intent to cause such damage, shall use any of the false documents embraced in the next preceding article, or in any of the foregoing subdivisions of this article, shall be punished by the penalty next lower in degree.". Featured on the World Wide Web by The Law Firm of Chan Robles & Associates - Philippines. 10168, otherwise known as the Terrorism Financing Prevention and Suppression Act of 2012 16. Article 215 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. Article 244 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. Robbery in an uninhabited place or in a private building. 26. The same penalty shall be imposed upon any person who shall induce disobedience to summons or refusal to be sworn by any such body or official.". - Any public officer who shall remove, destroy or conceal documents or papers officially entrusted to him, shall suffer: "1. 3815, Otherwise Known As The Revised Penal Code, As Amended,", the following Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) are hereby promulgated: RULE I GENERAL PROVISIONS Section 1. Qualified trespass to dwelling. 3815, otherwise known as "The Revised Penal Code" is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. Libel by means of writings or similar means. Article 243 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. - The penalties of arresto mayor in tits medium period to prisión correccional in its minimum period, perpetual special disqualification and a fine not exceeding Two hundred thousand pesos (₱200,000), shall be imposed upon a public officer who, upon demand from competent authority, shall fail to lend his cooperation towards the administration of justice or other public service, if such failure shall result in serious damage to the public interest, or to a third party; otherwise, arresto mayor in its medium and maximum periods and a fine not exceeding One hundred thousand pesos (₱100,000) shall be imposed.". Preliminary Article — This law shall be known as "The Revised Penal Code." Counterfeiting or using any handwriting, signature or rubric; "2. Coup D′ÉTAT. 4103, as amended by Act No. Revised Penal Code", as Amended Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippine Congress Assembled: Section 1. Section 80. AN ACT REVISING THE PENAL CODE AND OTHER PENAL LAWS. 749, granted immunity to givers of bribes, Presidential Decree No. Section 24. Saving of certain laws. Section 18. 14 H. No. Article 335 of the Revised Penal Code, as amended by Section 11 of Republic Act No. By taking such furniture or objects away to be broken or forced upon outside the place of the robbery. 3. Section 8. - Any person guilty of theft shall be punished by: "1. BOOK ONE. "(b) Failing voluntarily to issue a receipt, as provided by law, for any sum of money collected by him officially. The penalty of prisión correccional, if the defendant shall have been sentenced to any other afflictive penalty; and. Article 154 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. 2. Imprudence and negligence. Destroying or damaging statues, public monuments or paintings. 228. 215. Arresto mayor in its medium period to prisión correccional in its minimum period, if the value of the property stolen is over Five thousand pesos (₱5,000) but does not exceed Twenty thousand pesos (₱20,000). - Any person who shall forge, import or utter, in connivance with the forgers or importers, any instrument payable to order or other document of credit not payable to bearer, shall suffer the penalties of prisión correccional in its medium and maximum periods and a fine not exceeding one million two hundred thousand pesos (₱1,200,000).". 3815, as amended) by Philippines (Republic)., 1968, [Central Book Supply, inc.] edition, in English - 4th ed. 328. No. 2017. The penalty of reclusion temporal in its maximum period, if the amount involved is more than Four million four hundred thousand pesos (₱4,400,000) but does not exceed Eight million eight hundred thousand pesos (₱8,800,000). Article 170 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: "Art. 243. 181. - 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.". 191, S. 1987. "Any person who conceals his true name and other personal circumstances shall be punished by arresto menor or a fine not to exceed Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000).". Chapter II—Territorial application of the Code. "3. The Revised Penal Code: Book One. Any private individual who shall commit any of the falsifications enumerated in the next preceding article in any public or official document or letter of exchange or any other kind of commercial document; "2. 353, 362. 4. Section 48. [4] Prior to the 1997 amendments, rape had been classified as a crime against chastity and was defined as "having carnal knowledge of a woman" under enumerated circumstances that indicated lack of consent. Less serious physical injuries. 2. PRELIMINARY ARTICLE. - 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.