1. Duration of Penalties
The following are the duration of penalties.
a. Reclusion perpetua
Article 27. Reclusion perpetua. - Any person sentenced to any of the perpetual penalties shall be pardoned after undergoing the penalty for thirty years, unless such person by reason of his conduct or some other serious cause shall be considered by the Chief Executive as unworthy of pardon.
b. Reclusion temporal
Reclusion temporal. - The penalty of reclusion temporal shall be from twelve years and one day to twenty years.
PenaltyDurationReclusion temporal12 years and 1 day to 20 years
c. Prision mayor
Prision mayor and temporary disqualification. - The duration of the penalties of prision mayor and temporary disqualification shall be from six years and one day to twelve years, except when the penalty of disqualification is imposed as an accessory penalty, in which case its duration shall be that of the principal penalty.
PenaltyDurationPrision mayor6 years and 1 day to 12 years Exception: If penalty of disqualification is imposed as an accessory penalty, duration is that of principal penalty.
d. Prison correccional
Prision correccional, suspension, and destierro. - The duration of the penalties of prision correccional, suspension and destierro shall be from six months and one day to six years, except when suspension is imposed as an accessory penalty, in which case, its duration shall be that of the pri...
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