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…

Civil liability, A100-113 Revised Penal Code
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Civil liability, A100-113 Revised Penal Code

1. Person civilly liable for felonies a. Civil liability of a person guilty of felony Article 100. Civil liability of a person guilty of felony. – Every person criminally liable for a felony is also civilly liable. (Revised Penal Code) b. Rules regarding civil liability in certain cases Article 101. Rules regarding civil liability in…

Application of penalties re mitigating and aggravating circumstances, habitual delinquency, A62-77 Revised Penal Code
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Application of penalties re mitigating and aggravating circumstances, habitual delinquency, A62-77 Revised Penal Code

Preliminary The provisions herein are subject to common provisions. See: Common provisions re application of penalties, A73-77 Revised Penal Code 1. Application of penalties re mitigating and aggravating circumstances, habitual delinquency Mitigating or aggravating circumstances and habitual delinquency shall be taken into account for the purpose of diminishing or increasing the penalty in conformity with…

Inherent accessory penalties, A40-45 Revised Penal Code
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Inherent accessory penalties, A40-45 Revised Penal Code

1. Inherent accessory penalties The following are the provisions on penalties in which other accessory penalties are inherent. a. Death Article 40. Death; Its accessory penalties. – … NB: R.A. 9346 (2006) prohibited the imposition of the death penalty. b. Reclusion perpetua and reclusion temporal Article 41. Reclusion perpetua and reclusion temporal; Their accessory penalties….

Effects of penalties, A30-39 Revised Penal Code
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Effects of penalties, A30-39 Revised Penal Code

1. Effects of penalties The following are the provisions for the effects of penalties. a. Perpetual or temporary absolute disqualification Article 30. Effects of the penalties of perpetual or temporary absolute disqualification. – The penalties of perpetual or temporary absolute disqualification for public office shall produce the following effects: 1. The deprivation of the public…

Computation of penalties, A28-29 Revised Penal Code

Computation of penalties, A28-29 Revised Penal Code

1. Computation of penalties The following are the provisions for the computation of penalties. a. In prison Article 28. Computation of penalties. – If the offender shall be in prison, the term of the duration of the temporary penalties shall be computed from the day on which the judgment of conviction shall have become final….