1. Concept and legal basis
|Art. 271. Inducing a minor to abandon his home. – The penalty of prisión correccional and a fine not exceeding One hundred thousand pesos (₱100,000) shall be imposed upon anyone who shall induce a minor to abandon the home of his parents or guardians or the persons entrusted with his custody.|
|If the person committing any of the crimes covered by the two (2) preceding articles shall be the father or the mother of the minor, the penalty shall be arresto mayor or a fine not exceeding Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000), or both. (Act 3815, Revised Penal Code, as amended by R.A. 1051)|
2. Elements of the offense
Elements of the offense:
1) The offender induces a minor; and,
2) The inducement is to abandon the home of his parent or guardians or the persons entrusted with his custody.
⦁ Title 9 – Crimes Against Personal Liberty, Book 2, Revised Penal Code