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Perjury in solemn affirmation, Revised Penal Code

1. Concept

Article 183. …
Any person who, in case of a solemn affirmation made in lieu of an oath, shall commit any of the falsehoods mentioned in this and the three preceding articles of this section, shall suffer the respective penalties provided therein. (Act No. 3815, Revised Penal Code)

2. Mode of commission

Elements of the offense:

1) The offender commits any of the falsehoods mentioned in this and the three preceding articles of this section; and

2) It is done in case of a solemn affirmation made in lieu of an oath.

References

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

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