Title I – Rights and Obligations between Husband and Wife (Book 1, Civil Code)

Title I – Rights and Obligations between Husband and Wife (Book 1, Civil Code)

Article 109. The husband and wife are obliged to live together, observe mutual respect and fidelity, and render mutual help and support. (56a) Article 110. The husband shall fix the residence of the family. But the court may exempt the wife from living with the husband if he should live abroad unless in the service…

Title 3 – Marriage (Book 1, Civil Code)

Title 3 – Marriage (Book 1, Civil Code)

Chapter 1: Requisites of Marriage Article 52. Marriage is not a mere contract but an inviolable social institution. Its nature, consequences and incidents are governed by law and not subject to stipulation, except that the marriage settlements may to a certain extent fix the property relations during the marriage. (n) Article 53. No marriage shall…

Title 2 – Citizenship and Domicile (Book 1, Civil Code)

Title 2 – Citizenship and Domicile (Book 1, Civil Code)

Article 48. The following are citizens of the Philippines: (1) Those who were citizens of the Philippines at the time of the adoption of the Constitution of the Philippines; (2) Those born in the Philippines of foreign parents who, before the adoption of said Constitution, had been elected to public office in the Philippines; (3)…

R.A. 10158: Amends A202 Revised Penal Code

R.A. 10158: Amends A202 Revised Penal Code

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY Legislation R.A. 10158 Amendments — Short Title — Approved March 27, 2012 Promulgated — Published — Effective — Repeals — Amends Article 202, Revised Penal Code REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10158 AN ACT DECRIMINALIZING VAGRANCY, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE ARTICLE 202 OF ACT NO. 3815, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE REVISED PENAL CODE…

Crimes and Penalties, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Crimes and Penalties, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

BOOK TWO CRIMES AND PENALTIES Title One: Crimes Against National Security and the Law of Nations Title Two: Crimes Against the Fundamental Laws of the State Title Three: Crimes Against Public Order Title Four: Crimes Against Public Interest Title Five: Crimes Relative to Opium and Other Prohibited Drugs Title Six: Crimes Against Public Morals Title…

Title 15 – Final Provisions, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Title 15 – Final Provisions, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Article 366. Application of laws enacted prior to this Code. – Without prejudice to the provisions contained in Article 22 of this Code, felonies and misdemeanors, committed prior to the date of effectiveness of this Code shall be punished in accordance with the Code or Acts in force at the time of their commission. Article…

Title 14 – Quasi-Offenses, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Title 14 – Quasi-Offenses, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Sole Chapter: Criminal Negligence Art. 365. Imprudence and negligence.— Any person who, by reckless imprudence, shall commit any act which, had it been intentional, would constitute a grave felony, shall suffer the penalty of arresto mayor in its maximum period to prisión correccional in its medium period; if it would have constituted a less grave…