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Special Penal Laws Syllabus BOOK I 1.

RA 9346 - An Act Prohibiting The Imposition Of Death Penalty In The Philippines RA 8177 - An Act Designating Death By Lethal Injection As The Method Of Carrying Out Capital Punishment, Amending For The Purpose Article 81 Of The Revised Penal Code, As Amended By Section 24 Of Republic Act No. 7659 RA 7659 - An Act To Impose The Death Penalty On Certain Heinous Crimes, Amending For That Purpose The Revised Penal Laws, As Amended, Other Special Penal Laws, And For Other Purposes 2. RA 9262 - Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004 (VAWC) Provision on battered woman syndrome as a defense 3. RA 9344 - Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 Upgraded the age of criminal liability Discernment Child-in-conflict with the law PD 603 - The Child And Youth Welfare Code 4. PD 1866 - 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 8294 - An Act Amending The Provisions Of Presidential Decree 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 10591 Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act Compare RA 10591 with PD 1866, as amended by RA 8294 5. RA 9165 - Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 6. PD 1829 - Penalizing Obstruction Of Apprehension And Prosecution Of Criminal Offenders Compare with Art. 20 of RPC 7. Act No. 4103 Indeterminate Sentence Law 8. (?) PD 968 Probation Law, as amended 9. Act No. 3326 - An Act To Establish Periods Of Prescription For Violations Penalized By Special Acts And Municipal Ordinances And To Provide When Prescription Shall Begin To Run

BOOK II 1. PD 532 - Anti-Piracy and Anti-Highway Robbery Law of 1974 Compare with Arts. 122 & 123 of RPC 2. RA 6235 Anti-Hijacking Law 3. RA 9372 Human Security Act of 2007 4. RA 9745 - Anti-Torture Act of 2009 Compare with Art. 235 of RPC 5. RA 9194 - Anti-Money Laundering Act Of 2001 6. RA 9165 - Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 & IRR 7. RA 10158 An Act Decriminalizing Vagrancy Compare with Art. 202 of RPC 8. RA 3019 - Anti-Graft And Corrupt Practices Act Compare with Title 7 of RPC (Crimes committed by public officers) 9. RA 7080 An Act Defining And Penalizing The Crime Of Plunder 10. RA 9775 - Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009 11. RA 8049 - An Act Regulating Hazing And Other Forms Of Initiation Rites In Fraternities, Sororities, And Other Organizations And Providing Penalties Therefor 12. RA 7610 - Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act 13. RA 4200 Anti-Wiretapping Act 14. RA 9208 - Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003 15. PD 1612 - Anti-Fencing Law Of 1979 Compare with title 10 of RPC (Crimes against property) 16. Admin Circular 08-2008 - Guidelines In The Observance Of A Rule Of Preference In The Imposition Of Penalties In Libel Cases 17. BP 22 Bouncing Checks Law Compare with Title 10 Chapter 6 (Swindling and other deceits)