Tumults and other disturbance of public orders; Tumultuous disturbance or interruption liable to cause disturbance, A153 Revised Penal Code

1. Concept

Art. 153. Tumults and other disturbances of public order; Tumultuous disturbance or interruption liable to cause disturbance - The penalty of arresto mayor in its medium period to prisión correccional in its minimum period and a fine not exceeding Two hundred thousand pesos (₱200,000) shall be imposed upon any person who shall cause any serious disturbance in a public place, office, or establishment, or shall interrupt or disturb public performances, functions or gatherings, or peaceful meetings, if the act is not included in the provisions of Article 131 and 132.The penalty next higher in degree shall be imposed upon persons causing any disturbance or interruption of a tumultuous character.The disturbance or interruption shall be deemed to be tumultuous if caused by more three (3) persons who are armed or provided with means of violence.The penalty of arresto mayor shall be imposed upon any person who in any meeting, association, or public place, shall make any outcry tending to incite rebellion or sedition or in such place shall display placards or emblems which provoke a disturbance of the public order.The penalty of arresto mayor and a fine not to exceed Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000) shall be imposed upon these person who in violation of the provisions contained in the last clause of Article 85, shall bury with pomp the body of a person who has been legally executed. (Act No. 3815, Revised Penal Code)

2. Mode of commission

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