Crimes against personal liberty and security

Title Nine – Crimes Against Personal Liberty and Security

Chapter One: Crimes Against Liberty

Section One. – Illegal Detention

Kidnapping and serious illegal detention

Slight illegal detention

Unlawful arrest

Section Two. – Kidnapping of minors

Kidnapping and failure to return a minor

Inducing a minor to abandon his home

Section Three. – Slavery and Servitude


Exploitation of child labor

Services rendered under compulsion in payment of debt

Chapter Two: Crimes Against Security

Section One. – Abandonment of helpless persons and exploitation of minors.

Abandonment of person in danger and abandonment of one’s own victim

Abandonment of one’s own victim

Abandoning a minor

Abandonment of minor by person entrusted with his custody; indifference of parents

Exploitation of minors

Section Two. – Trespass to dwelling

Qualified trespass to dwelling

Other forms of trespass

Section Three. – Threats and Coercion

Grave threats

Light threats

Other light threats

Grave coercions

Light coercions

Any other coercions

Unjust Vexation

Other similar coercions

Formation, maintenance and prohibition of combination of capital or labor through violence or threats

Chapter Three: Discovery and Revelation of Secrets

Discovering secrets through seizure of correspondence

Revealing secrets with abuse of office

Revelation of industrial secrets


Title 9 – Crimes Against Personal Liberty, Book 2, Revised Penal Code

/Updated: January 18, 2023

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