Libelous remarks, A362 Revised Penal Code

1. Libelous remarks

Article 362. Libelous remarks. – Libelous remarks or comments connected with the matter privileged under the provisions of Article 354, if made with malice, shall not exempt the author thereof nor the editor or managing editor of a newspaper from criminal liability.

(Revised Penal Code)

a. If made with malice

For libelous remarks/comments were made with malice in relation to privileged matter under Article 354 of the RPC, the author/editor/managing editor of a newspaper are NOT exempt from criminal liability.

• For related discussions, see: Libel, A353-355 Revised Penal Code


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/Updated: November 6, 2023

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