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Anti-Hazing Law (RA 8049)

Anti-Hazing Law (RA 8049)

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REPUBLICACTNO.8049ANACTREGULATINGHAZINGANDOTHERFORMSOFINITIATIONRITESINFRATERNITIES,SORORITIES,ANDOTHERORGANIZATIONSANDPROVIDINGPENALTIESTHEREFORSection1.Hazing,asusedinthisAct,isaninitiationriteorpracticeasaprerequisiteforadmissionintomembershipinafraternity,sororityororganizationbyplacingtherecruit,neophyteorapplicantinsomeembarrassingorhumiliatingsituationssuchasforcinghimtodomenial,silly,foolishandothersimilartasksoractivitiesorotherwisesubjectinghimtophysicalorpsychologicalsufferingorinjury.Theterm"organization"shallincludeanyclubortheArmedForcesofthePhilippines,PhilippineNationalPolice,PhilippineMilitaryAcademy,orofficerandcadetcorpoftheCitizen'sMilitaryTrainingandCitizen'sArmyTraining.Thephysical,mentalandpsychologicaltestingandtrainingprocedureandpracticestodetermineandenhancethephysical,mentalandpsychologicalfitnessofprospectiveregularmembersoftheArmedForcesofthePhilippinesandthePhilippineNationalPoliceasapprovednytheSecretaryofNationalDefenseandtheNationalPoliceCommissiondulyrecommendedbytheChiefofStaff,ArmedForcesofthePhilippinesandtheDirectorGeneralofthePhilippineNationalPoliceshallnotbeconsideredashazingforthepurposesofthisAct.Sec.2.Nohazingorinitiationritesinanyformormannerbyafraternity,sororityororganizationshallbeallowedwithoutpriorwrittennoticetotheschoolauthoritiesorheadoforganizationseven(7)daysbeforetheconductofsuchinitiation.Thewrittennoticeshallindicatetheperiodoftheinitiationactivitieswhichshallnotexceedthree(3)days,shallincludethenamesofthosetobesubjectedtosuchactivities,andshallfurthercontainanundertakingthatnophysicalviolencebeemployedbyanybodyduringsuchinitiationrites.Sec.3.Theheadoftheschoolororganizationortheirrepresentativesmustassignatleasttwo(2)representativesoftheschoolororganization,asthecasemaybe,tobepresentduringtheinitiation.Itisthedutyofsuchrepresentativetoseetoitthatnophysicalharmofanykindshallbeinflicteduponarecruit,neophyteorapplicant.
 
Sec.4.Ifthepersonsubjectedtohazingorotherformsofinitiationritessuffersanyphysicalinjuryordiesasaresultthereof,theofficersandmembersofthefraternity,sororityororganizationwhoactuallyparticipatedintheinflictionofphysicalharmshallbeliableasprincipals.Thepersonorpersonswhoparticipatedinthehazingshallsuffer:1.Thepenaltyofreclusionperpetua(lifeimprisonment)ifdeath,rape,sodomyormutilationresultstherefrom.2.Thepenaltyofreclusiontemporalinitsmaximumperiod(17years,4monthsand1dayto20years)ifinconsequenceofthehazingthevictimshallbecomeinsane,imbecile,impotentorblind.3.Thepenaltyofreclusiontemporalinitsmediumperiod(14years,8monthsandonedayto17yearsand4months)ifinconsequenceofthehazingthevictimshallhavelosttheuseofspeechorthepowertohearortosmell,orshallhavelostaneye,ahand,afoot,anarmoralegorshallhavelosttheuseofanysuchmembershallhavebecomeincapacitatedfortheactivityorworkinwhichhewashabituallyengaged.4.Thepenaltyofreclusiontemporalinitsminimumperiod(12yearsandonedayto14yearsand8months)ifinconsequenceofthehazingthevictimshallbecomedeformedorshallhavelostanyotherpartofhisbody,orshallhavelosttheusethereof,orshallhavebeenillorincapacitatedfortheperformanceontheactivityorworkinwhichhewashabituallyengagedforaperiodofmorethanninety(90)days.5.Thepenaltyofprisonmayorinitsmaximumperiod(10yearsandonedayto12years)ifinconsequenceofthehazingthevictimshallhavebeenillorincapacitatedfortheperformanceontheactivityorworkinwhichhewashabituallyengagedforaperiodofmorethanthirty(30)days.6.Thepenaltyofprisonmayorinitsmediumperiod(8yearsandonedayto10years)ifinconsequenceofthehazingthevictimshallhavebeenillorincapacitatedfortheperformanceontheactivityorworkinwhichhewashabituallyengagedforaperiodoften(10)daysormore,orthattheinjurysustainedshallrequiremedicalassistanceforthesameperiod.
 
7.Thepenaltyofprisonmayorinitsminimumperiod(6yearsandonedayto8years)ifinconsequenceofthehazingthevictimshallhavebeenillorincapacitatedfortheperformanceontheactivityorworkinwhichhewashabituallyengagedfromone(1)tonine(9)days,orthattheinjurysustainedshallrequiremedicalassistanceforthesameperiod.8.Thepenaltyofprisoncorreccionalinitsmaximumperiod(4years,2monthsandonedayto6years)ifinconsequenceofthehazingthevictimsustainedphysicalinjurieswhichdonotpreventhimfromengaginginhishabitualactivityorworknorrequiremedicalattendance.Theresponsibleofficialsoftheschoolorofthepolice,militaryorcitizen'sarmytrainingorganization,mayimposetheappropriateadministrativesanctionsonthepersonorthepersonschargedunderthisprovisionevenbeforetheirconviction.Themaximumpenaltyhereinprovidedshallbeimposedinanyofthefollowinginstances:(a)whentherecruitmentisaccompaniedbyforce,violence,threat,intimidationordeceitonthepersonoftherecruitwhorefusestojoin;(b)whentherecruit,neophyteorapplicantinitiallyconsentstojoinbutuponlearningthathazingwillbecommittedonhisperson,ispreventedfromquitting;(c)whentherecruit,neophyteorapplicanthavingundergonehazingispreventedfromreportingtheunlawfulacttohisparentsorguardians,totheproperschoolauthorities,ortothepoliceauthorities,throughforce,violence,threatorintimidation;(d)whenthehazingiscommittedoutsideoftheschoolorinstitution;or(e)whenthevictimisbelowtwelve(12)yearsofageatthetimeofthehazing.

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