Aggravating circumstances, A14 Revised Penal Code
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Aggravating circumstances, A14 Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Aggravating circumstances – refers to circumstances which increases the criminal penalties for the offense/crime committed by the accused. a. Legal basis Article 14. Aggravating circumstances. – The following are aggravating circumstances: 1. That advantage be taken by the offender of his public position. 2. That the crime be committed in contempt or with…

Insult or disrespect, A14(3) Revised Penal Code
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Insult or disrespect, A14(3) Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Insult or disrespect, as an aggravating circumstance under the Revised Penal Code – refers to the circumstance when the offender committed the crime with insult or completely disrespected the offended party on account of his/her rank, age, or sex. a. Legal basis Article 14. Aggravating circumstances. – The following are aggravating circumstances: 3….

Public position, A14(1) Revised Penal Code
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Public position, A14(1) Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Public position, as an aggravating circumstance under the Revised Penal Code – refers to the circumstance when the offender took advantage of his being a public officer or employee in the commission of the crime. a. Legal basis Article 14. Aggravating circumstances. – The following are aggravating circumstances: 1. That advantage be taken…

Dwelling, A14(3) Revised Penal Code
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Dwelling, A14(3) Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Dwelling, as an aggravating circumstance under the Revised Penal Code – refers to the circumstance when the offender commits the crime in the dwelling of the victim. a. Legal basis Article 14. Aggravating circumstances. – The following are aggravating circumstances: 3. That the act be committed… in the dwelling of the offended party,…

Abuse of confidence, A14(4) Revised Penal Code
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Abuse of confidence, A14(4) Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Abuse of confidence, as an aggravating circumstance under the Revised Penal Code – refers to the circumstance when the offender commits the crime by abusing the trust and confidence response on the offender. a. Legal basis Article 14. Aggravating circumstances. – The following are aggravating circumstances: 4. That the act be committed with…

Chief Executive’s palace or presence, A14 Revised Penal Code
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Chief Executive’s palace or presence, A14 Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Chief Executive’s palace or presence, as an aggravating circumstance under the Revised Penal Code – refers to the circumstance when the offender committed the crime in such a place.. a. Legal basis Article 14. Aggravating circumstances. – The following are aggravating circumstances: 5. That the crime be committed in the palace of the…

Public authorities discharging duties, A14(5) Revised Penal Code
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Public authorities discharging duties, A14(5) Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Where public authorities are engaged in the discharge of their duties, as an aggravating circumstance under the Revised Penal Code – refers to the circumstance when the offender committed the crime in such a place. a. Legal basis Article 14. Aggravating circumstances. – The following are aggravating circumstances: 5. That the crime be…

Place dedicated to religious worship, A14(5) Revised Penal Code
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Place dedicated to religious worship, A14(5) Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Place dedicated to religious worship, as an aggravating circumstance under the Revised Penal Code – refers to the circumstance when the offender commits the crime in a place dedicated to religious worship. a. Legal basis Article 14. Aggravating circumstances. – The following are aggravating circumstances: 5. That the crime be committed in… a…

Nighttime (nocturnity), A14(6) Revised Penal Code
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Nighttime (nocturnity), A14(6) Revised Penal Code

1. Concept Nighttime (nocturnity), as an aggravating circumstance under the Revised Penal Code – refers to the circumstance when the offender specifically sought out the nighttime to take advantage of it in committing the crime. a. Legal basis Article 14. Aggravating circumstances. – The following are aggravating circumstances: 6. That the crime be committed in…