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Selling of false or mutilated coin, without connivance, A165 Revised Penal Code

1. Concept

Article 165. Selling of false or mutilated coin, without connivance. - The person who knowingly, although without the connivance mentioned in the preceding articles, shall possess false or mutilated coin with intent to utter the same, or shall actually utter such coin, shall suffer a penalty lower by one degree than that prescribed in said articles. (Act No. 3815, Revised Penal Code)

2. Mode of commission

Elements of the offense:

1) The offender knowingly possesses false or mutilated coin with intent to utter the same, or shall actually utter such coin; and,

2) He commits the acts without the connivance mentioned in the preceding articles.

Section 3 – Forging treasury or bank notes, obligations and securities; importing and uttering false or forged notes, obligations and securities.

The forgery referred to in this section may be committed by any of the following means:

1) By giving to a treasury or bank note or any instrument, payable to bearer or order mentioned therein, the appearance of a true genuine document.

2) By erasing, substituting, counterfeiting or altering by any means the figures, letters, words or signs contained therein. (Article 169, Act No. 3815, Revised Penal Code)

References

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