Indeterminate Sentence Law, Act No. 4103: Explainer

Indeterminate Sentence Law, Act No. 4103: Explainer

SECTION 1. Hereafter, in imposing a prison sentence for an offense punished by acts of the Philippine Legislature, otherwise than by the Revised Penal Code, the court shall order the accused to be imprisoned for a minimum term, which shall not be less than the minimum term of imprisonment provided by law for the offense,…

People v. Temporada (2008)

People v. Temporada (2008)

Majority Opinion: Ynares-Santiago, J. • The antecedents, as found by the appellate court, are as follows: From September 2001 to January 2002, accused Rosemarie “Baby” Robles, Bernadette Miranda, Nenita Catacotan and Jojo Resco and appellant Beth Temporada, all employees of the Alternative Travel and Tours Corporation (ATTC), recruited and promised overseas employment, for a fee,…

Exploitation of child labor, A273 Revised Penal Code
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Exploitation of child labor, A273 Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Exploitation of child labor – under the Revised Penal Code, refers to the crime of retaining a minor for service against the minor’s will under the pretext of reimbursing the offender of a debt incurred by an ascendant, guardian or person entrusted with the custody of a minor a. Legal basis Article 273….

Anti-Piracy and Anti-Highway Robbery Law of 1974, PD 532: Explainer

Anti-Piracy and Anti-Highway Robbery Law of 1974, PD 532: Explainer

1. Concept and legal basis a. Legal basis Presidential Decree No. 532 is known as the Anti-Piracy and Anti-Highway Robbery Law of 1974 (P.D. 532). 2. Crimes Under P.D. 532, the following are the crimes: 1) Piracy; and 2) Highway robbery / Brigandage. NB: Aiding pirates or highway robbers/brigands, or abetting piracy or highway robbery/brigandage…

Other deceits, A318 Revised Penal Code
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Other deceits, A318 Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Other deceits – refers to the crime of deceit other than those in the Articles 315 to 317 of the RPC. a. Legal basis Art. 318. Other deceits. – The penalty of arresto mayor and a fine of not less than the amount of the damage caused and not more than twice such…

Swindling a minor, A317 Revised Penal Code
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Swindling a minor, A317 Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Swindling a minor – under the Revised Penal Code, refers to the crime of committing fraud against a minor under the Revised Penal Code. a. Legal basis Article 317. Swindling a minor. – Any person who taking advantage of the inexperience or emotions or feelings of a minor, to his detriment, shall induce…

Other forms of swindling, A316 Revised Penal Code
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Other forms of swindling, A316 Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Other forms of swindling –under the Revised Penal Code, refers to specific forms of swindling under Article 316. a. Legal basis Article 316. Other forms of swindling. – The penalty of arresto mayor in its minimum and medium period and a fine of not less than the value of the damage caused and…

Swindling (estafa), A315 Revised Penal Code
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Swindling (estafa), A315 Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Swindling or estafa – refers to the crime of fraud through certain means. a. Legal basis Art. 315. Swindling (estafa). – Any person who shall defraud another by any of the means mentioned hereinbelow shall be punished by: 1st. The penalty of prisión correccional in its maximum period to prisión mayor in its…