Title 13 – Crimes Against Honor, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Title 13 – Crimes Against Honor, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Chapter One: Libel Section One. – Definitions, forms, and punishment of this crime. Article 353. Definition of libel. – A libel is public and malicious imputation of a crime, or of a vice or defect, real or imaginary, or any act, omission, condition, status, or circumstance tending to cause the dishonor, discredit, or contempt of…

Title 12 – Crimes Against the Civil Status of Persons, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Title 12 – Crimes Against the Civil Status of Persons, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Chapter One: Simulation of Births and Usurpation of Civil Status Art. 347. Simulation of births, substitution of one child for another and concealment or abandonment of a legitimate child. – The simulation of births and the substitution of one child for another shall be punished by prisiĆ³n mayor and a fine of not exceeding Two…

Title 11 – Crimes Against Chastity, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Title 11 – Crimes Against Chastity, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Chapter One: Adultery and Concubinage Article 333. Who are guilty of adultery. – Adultery is committed by any married woman who shall have sexual intercourse with a man not her husband and by the man who has carnal knowledge of her knowing her to be married, even if the marriage be subsequently declared void. Adultery…

Title 10 – Crimes Against Property, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Title 10 – Crimes Against Property, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Chapter One: Robbery in General Article 293. Who are guilty of robbery. – Any person who, with intent to gain, shall take any personal property belonging to another, by means of violence or intimidation of any person, or using force upon anything shall be guilty of robbery. Section One. – Robbery with violence or intimidation…

Title 9 – Crimes Against Personal Liberty and Security, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Title 9 – Crimes Against Personal Liberty and Security, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Chapter One: Crimes Against Liberty Section One. – Illegal Detention Article 267. Kidnapping and serious illegal detention. – Any private individual who shall kidnap or detain another, or in any other manner deprive him of his liberty, shall suffer the penalty of reclusion perpetua to death: 1. If the kidnapping or detention shall have lasted…

Title 8 – Crimes Against Persons, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Title 8 – Crimes Against Persons, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Chapter One: Destruction of Life Section One. – Parricide, murder, homicide Article 246. Parricide. – Any person who shall kill his father, mother, or child, whether legitimate or illegitimate, or any of his ascendants, or descendants, or his spouse, shall be guilty of parricide and shall be punished by the penalty of reclusion perpetua to…

Title 7 – Crimes Committed by Public Officers, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Title 7 – Crimes Committed by Public Officers, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Chapter One: Preliminary Provisions Article 203. Who are public officers. – For the purpose of applying the provisions of this and the preceding titles of this book, any person who, by direct provision of the law, popular election or appointment by competent authority, shall take part in the performance of public functions in the Government…

Title 6 – Crimes Against Public Morals, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Title 6 – Crimes Against Public Morals, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Chapter One: Gambling and Betting Article 195. What acts are punishable in gambling. – (a) The penalty of arresto mayor or a fine not exceeding two hundred pesos, and, in case of recidivism, the penalty of arresto mayor or a fine ranging from two hundred or six thousand pesos, shall be imposed upon: 1. Any…

Title 5 – Crimes Relative to Opium and Other Prohibited Drugs, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Title 5 – Crimes Relative to Opium and Other Prohibited Drugs, Book Two, Revised Penal Code

Article 190. Possession, preparation and use of prohibited drugs and maintenance of opium dens. – The penalty of arresto mayor in its medium period to prision correccional in its minimum period and a fine ranging from 300 to 1,000 pesos shall be imposed upon: 1. Anyone who unless lawfully authorized shall possess, prepare, administer, or…

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

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

Chapter One: Forgeries Section One. – Forging the seal of the Government of the Philippine Islands, the signature or stamp of the Chief Executive. Article 161. Counterfeiting the great seal of the Government of the Philippine Islands, forging the signature or stamp of the Chief Executive. – The penalty of reclusion temporal shall be imposed…