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Application of penalties and graduation, A46-66 Revised Penal Code

Preliminary

The provisions herein are subject to common provisions. See: Common provisions re application of penalties, A73-77 Revised Penal Code

1. Offenders

NB: There are exceptions to the application of rules A50 to A57

Article 60. Exception to the rules established in Articles 50 to 57. - The provisions contained in Articles 50 to 57, inclusive, of this Code shall not be applicable to cases in which the law expressly prescribes the penalty provided for a frustrated or attempted felony, or to be imposed upon accomplices or accessories.

(Revised Penal Code)

a. Principals

The following are the application of penalties for the principal offenders of a crime.

Article 46. Penalty to be imposed upon principals in general. - The penalty prescribed by law for the commission of a felony shall be imposed upon the principals in the commission of such felony.

Whenever the law prescribes a penalty for a felony is general terms, it shall be understood as applicable to the consummated felony.

Article 50. Penalty to be imposed upon principals of a frustrated crime. - The penalty next lower in degree than that prescribed by law for the consummated felony shall be imposed upon the principal in a frustrated felony.

Article 51. Penalty to be imposed upon principals of attempted crimes. - A penalty lower by two degrees than that prescribed by law for the consummated felony shall be imposed upon the principals in an attempt to commit a felony.

(Revised Penal...

 



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