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SPECIAL PENAL LAWS

Judge Oscar Pimentel 2nd Semester 2012-2013 SPL RA 9346 - AN ACT PROHIBITING THE IMPOSITION OF DEATH PENALTY IN THE PHILIPPINES. RA 9262 - AN ACT DEFINING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING FOR PROTECTIVE MEASURES FOR VICTIMS, PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFORE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RA 9344 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE JUVENILE JUSTICE AND WELFARE SYSTEM, CREATING THE JUVENILE JUSTICE AND WELFARE COUNCIL UNDER THE DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES PD 603 - THE CHILD AND YOUTH WELFARE CODE RA 8294 - AN ACT AMENDING THE PROVISIONS OF PD NO. 1866, AS AMENDED, ENTITLED "CODIFYING THE LAWS ON ILLEGAL/UNLAWFUL POSSESSION, MANUFACTURE, DEALING IN, ACQUISITION OR DISPOSITION OF FIREARMS, AMMUNITION OR EXPLOSIVES OR INSTRUMENTS USED IN THE MANUFACTURE OF FIREARMS, AMMUNITION OR EXPLOSIVES, AND IMPOSING STIFFER PENALTIES FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS THEREOF, AND FOR RELEVANT PURPOSES." RA 9165 - AN ACT INSTITUTING THE COMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 2002, REPEALING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6425, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 1972, AS AMENDED, PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES PD 1829 - PENALIZING OBSTRUCTION OF APPREHENSION AND PROSECUTION OF CRIMINAL OFFENDERS Act 4103 - AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR AN INDETERMINATE SENTENCE AND PAROLE FOR ALL PERSONS CONVICTED OF CERTAIN AKA Prohibition on the Imposition of Death Penalty Anti-VAWC LINK http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra2006/ra_9346_2006.html http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra2004/ra_9262_2004.html

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Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra2006/ra_9344_2006.html

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Child and Youth Welfare Code Illegal Possession of Firearms, Ammunition, Pacts of Firearms, Explosives, Manufacture, etc, amending PD 1866

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/p resdecs/pd1974/pd_603_1974.html http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra1997/ra_8294_1997.html

Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (N.B. Section 98 thereof in relation to Art.10 of the RPC)

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra2002/ra_9165_2002.html

Obstruction of Justice

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/p resdecs/pd1981/pd_1829_1981.ht ml http://www.chanrobles.com/actno 4103.htm#.UM0sHOSshPE

Indeterminate Sentence Law

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CRIMES BY THE COURTS OF THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS; TO CREATE A BOARD OF INDETERMINATE SENTENCE AND TO PROVIDE FUNDS THEREFOR; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. PD 968 - ESTABLISHING A PROBATION SYSTEM, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES PD 532 - ANTI-PIRACY AND ANTIHIGHWAY ROBBERY LAW OF 1974 PD 6235 - AN ACT PROHIBITING CERTAIN ACTS INIMICAL TO CIVIL AVIATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RA 9372 - AN ACT TO SECURE THE STATE AND PROTECT OUR PEOPLE FROM TERRORISM RA 9745 - AN ACT PENALIZING TORTURE AND OTHER CRUEL, INHUMAN AND DEGRADING TREATMENT OR PUNISHMENT AND PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFOR RA 9184 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE MODERNIZATION, STANDARIZATION AND REGULATION OF THE PROCUREMENT ACTIVITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES CA 142 - AN ACT TO REGULATE THE USE OF ALIASES RA 3019 - ANTI-GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT RA 7080 - AN ACT DEFINING AND PENALIZING THE CRIME OF PLUNDER RA 9775 - AN ACT DEFINING THE CRIME OF CHILD PORNOGRAPHY, PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RA 8049 - AN ACT REGULATING HAZING AND OTHER FORMS OF INITIATION RITES IN FRATERNITIES, SORORITIES, AND OTHER ORGANIZATIONS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR RA 7610 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR STRONGER DETERRENCE AND SPECIAL PROTECTION AGAINST CHILD ABUSE, EXPLOITATION AND DISCRIMINATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RA 4200 - AN ACT TO PROHIBIT

Probation Law, as amended

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/p resdecs/pd1976/pd_968_1976.html

Anti-Piracy and Anti-Highway Robbery Anti-Hijacking Law

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/p resdecs/pd1974/pd_532_1974.html http://www.himpapawid.com/airlaws/ra-6235 http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra2007/ra_9372_2007.html http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra2009/ra_9745_2009.html

Human Security Act Anti-Torture Act

The New Public Bidding Law/ Government Procurement Act

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra2003/ra_9184_2003.html

Anti-Alias Law Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act Anti-Plunder Act Anti-Child Pornography Act

http://philippinelaw.info/statutes/ ca142.html http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra1960/ra_3019_1960.html http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra1991/ra_7080_1991.html http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra2009/ra_9775_2009.html

Anti-Hazing Act

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra1995/ra_8049_1995.html

Special Protection of Children Against Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination, as amended

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra1992/ra_7610_1992.html

Anti-Wire Tapping Act

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r

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AND PENALIZE WIRE TAPPING AND OTHER RELATED VIOLATIONS OF THE PRIVACY OF COMMUNICATION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. RA 9208 - AN ACT TO INSTITUTE POLICIES TO ELIMINATE TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS ESPECIALLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN, ESTABLISHING THE NECESSARY INSTITUTIONAL MECHANISMS FOR THE PROTECTION AND SUPPORT OF TRAFFICKED PERSONS, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR ITS VIOLATIONS, AND FOR OTHER PD 1612 - ANTI-FENCING LAW OF 1979 BP 22 - AN ACT PENALIZING THE MAKING OR DRAWING AND ISSUANCE OF A CHECK WITHOUT SUFFICIENT FUNDS OR CREDIT AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. AC-SC No. 12-2000 - PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF B.P. BLG. 22 AC-SC - 13- 2001 - CLARIFICATION OF ADMINISTRATIVE CIRCULAR NO. 12-2000 ON THE PENALTY FOR VIOLATION OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 22, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE BOUNCING CHECKS LAW. RA 6539 - AN ACT PREVENTING AND PENALIZING CARNAPPING PD 1613 - AMENDING THE LAW ON ARSON RA 9995 - AN ACT DEFINING AND PENALIZING THE CRIME OF PHOTO AND VIDEO VOYEURISM, PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RA 7877 - AN ACT DECLARING SEXUAL HARASSMENT UNLAWFUL IN THE EMPLOYMENT, EDUACATION OR TRAINING ENVIRONMENT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RA 7832 - AN ACT PENALIZING THE PILFERAGE OF ELECTRICITY AND THEFT OF ELECTRIC POWER TRANSMISSION LINES/MATERIALS, RATIONALIZING SYSTEM LOSSES BY PHASING OUT PILFERAGE LOSSES AS A COMPONENT THEREOF, AND FOR OTHER

epacts/ra1965/ra_4200_1965.html

Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra2003/ra_9208_2003.html

Anti-Fencing Law Bouncing Checks Law

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/p resdecs/pd1979/pd_1612_1979.ht ml http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/b ataspam/bp1979/bp_22_1979.html

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http://www.chanrobles.com/scadm inistrativecircularno122000.htm#.UM0vIOSshPE http://www.lawphil.net/courts/sup reme/ac/ac_13_2001.html

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Anti-Carnapping Act as amended by RA 7659 Anti-Arson Law Anti-Photo and Voyeurism Act of 2009

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra1972/ra_6539_1972.html http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/p resdecs/pd1979/pd_1613_1979.ht ml http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra2010/ra_9995_2010.html

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Anti-Sexual Harassment Law

http://www1.umn.edu/humanrts/r esearch/Philippines/RA%207877% 20-%20AntiSexual%20Harassment%20Law.pdf http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra1994/ra_7832_1994.html

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Theft of Electricity and Electrical Transmission Lines

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PURPOSES RA 8484 - AN ACT REGULATING THE ISSUANCE AND USE OF ACCESS DEVICES, PROHIBITING FRAUDULENT ACTS COMMITTED RELATIVE THERETO, PROVIDING PENALTIES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES RA 7438 - AN ACT DEFINING CERTAIN RIGHTS OF PERSON ARRESTED, DETAINED OR UNDER CUSTODIAL INVESTIGATION AS WELL AS THE DUTIES OF THE ARRESTING, DETAINING AND INVESTIGATING OFFICERS, AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF AC-SC-08-2008 - GUIDELINES IN THE OBSERVANCE OF A RULE OF PREFERENCE IN THE IMPOSITION OF PENALTIES IN LIBEL CASES. PD 704 - REVISING AND CONSOLIDATING ALL LAWS AND DECREES AFFECTING FISHING AND FISHERIES PD 705 - REVISING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 389, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE FORESTRY REFORM CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES

Access Device Law

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra1998/ra_8484_1998.html

Miranda Rights Law

http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/r epacts/ra1992/ra_7438_1992.html

Observance of a Rule of Preference in the Imposition of Penalties in Libel Cases Fisheries Code of the Philippines

http://sc.judiciary.gov.ph/circulars /2008/jan/admin%20circ%20082008_libel.pdf http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/p resdecs/pd1974/pd_704_1974.html http://www.lawphil.net/statutes/p resdecs/pd1975/pd_705_1975.html

Forest Code of the Philippines