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Other cases of evasion of service of sentence, A159 Revised Penal Code

1. Concept

Article 159. Other cases of evasion of service of sentence. - The penalty of prision correccional in its minimum period shall be imposed upon the convict who, having been granted conditional pardon by the Chief Executive, shall violate any of the conditions of such pardon. However, if the penalty remitted by the granting of such pardon be higher than six years, the convict shall then suffer the unexpired portion of his original sentence. (Act No. 3815, Revised Penal Code)

2. Mode of commission

Elements of the offense:

1) The offender is a convict;

2) He has been granted conditional pardon by the Chief Executive; and

3) He violates any of the conditions of such pardon.

References

⦁ Title 3 – Crimes Against Public Order, Book 2, Revised Penal Code
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