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Illegal possession and use of false treasury or bank notes and other instruments of credit, A168 Revised Penal Code

1. Concept

Article 168. Illegal possession and use of false treasury or bank notes and other instruments of credit. - Unless the act be one of those coming under the provisions of any of the preceding articles, any person who shall knowingly use or have in his possession, with intent to use any of the false or falsified instruments referred to in this section, shall suffer the penalty next lower in degree than that prescribed in said articles. (Act No. 3815, Revised Penal Code)

2. Mode of commission

Elements of the offense:

1) The offender knowingly uses or have in his possession, with intent to use any of the false or falsified instruments referred to in this section; and,

2) Such acts do not fall under one of those coming under the provisions of any of the preceding articles.

References

⦁ Title 4 – Crimes Against Public Interest, Book 2, Revised Penal Code
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