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SPECIAL

PENAL LAWS
Outline
Atty. A. B. Sawadjaan Jr.

- Distinguish between Mala in se and mala prohibita


I. ACT 3326 - PERIOD OF PRESCRIPTION FOR SPECIAL PENAL LAWS
Periods of Prescription
Panaguiton vs. DOJ; G.R. No. 167571; November 25, 2008
II. RA 8294 ILLEGAL/UNLAWFUL POSSESSION, MANUFACTURE,
DEALING IN ACQUISITION OR DISPOSITION OF FIREARMS,
AMMUNITION OR EXPLOSIVES, AND IMPOSING STIFFER PENALTIES
FOR CERTAIN VIOLATIONS
Definition
Elements
Sayco vs. People; G.R. No. 159703; March 3, 2008
Agote vs. Lorenzo; G.R. No. 142675; July 22, 2005
People vs. Rodolfo dele Rosa; G.R. No. 84857; January 16, 1998
People vs. Walpan Ladjaalam; G.R. No. 136149, Sept. 19, 2000
III. PD 1613 LAW ON ARSON
Destructive Arson
Special Aggravating Circumstances in Arson
Prima Facie evidence of Arson
People vs Carlito De Leon; G.R. No. 180762 , March 4, 2009
People vs Ferdinand Baluntong; G.R. No. 182061, March 15, 2010
IV. RA 9165 THE COMPREHENSIVE DANGEROUS DRUGS ACT OF 2002
Definition
Elements
Crimes Punishable
Maximum Penalty
Other Crimes Covered
People vs Roger Villanueva; GR 172116, 30 October 2006
People vs Romeo Del Mundo; GR 169141, 06 December 2006
People vs Alvin Pringas; GR 175928, 31 August 2007
People vs Edwin Partoza; GR 182418, 08 May 2009
People vs Armando Compacion; GR 124442, 20 July 2001
V. BP 22 BOUNCING CHECK LAW
Definition
Elements
BP 22 vs Art 315 (RTC) or Estafa
Difference
Elements
Evidences Required
Penalties
Valid Defenses

Other Crimes Covered


Lozano vs Martinez, 18 December 1986
Vallarta vs CA, 29 May 1987
Eduardo R. Vaca vs. CA, G.R. No. 131714, November 16, 1998
Rosa Lim vs PP, G.R. No. 130038, September 18, 2000
VI. PD 1689 SYNDICATED ESTAFA
Definition
Elements
People vs. Priscilla Balasa et al; G.R. No. 106357 Sept. 3, 1998
VII. RA 9372 - HUMAN SECURITY ACT
Terrorism
Surveillance of Suspects and Interception and Recording of Communications
Formal Application for Judicial Authorization
Proscription of Terrorist Organizations, Association, or Group of Persons
Period of Detention Without Judicial Warrant of Arrest
Period of Detention in the Event of an Actual or Imminent Terrorist Attack
Judicial Authorization Required to Examine Bank Deposits
Damages for Unproven Charge of Terrorism
VIII. RA 9262 VIOLENCE AGAINS WOMEN AND CHILDREN
Definition
Kinds of Violence
Cycle of Violence
Acts Punishable
Who May File Protection for Protection Orders
Kinds of Protection Orders
Venue
Prescriptive Period
People vs Marivic Genosa; G.R. No. 135981; January 15, 2004
IX. RA 7610 CHILD ABUSE
Definition
Child abuse
Circumstances which gravely threaten or endanger children
Child prostitution
Attempt to commit child prostitution
Child trafficking
Attempt to commit child trafficking
Other acts of child abuse
People vs Optana; GR 133922, 12 February 2001
People vs Navarette; GR 147913, 31 January 2007
X. RA 9208 TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS
Definition
Acts of Trafficking in Persons
Qualified Trafficking in Persons
Prosecution of Cases
Venue

XI. RA 3019 GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES


Corrupt Practices of Public Officers
Prima facie evidence
Villa vs. Sandiganbayan; GR No. 87186 24 April 1992
Peligrino vs. People; GR NO. 136266, 13 August 2001
Mendoza-Ong vs. Sandiganbayan; GR No. 146368, 23 October 2003
Velasco vs. Sandiganbayan; GR No. 160991, 28 February 2005
Corando vs. Sandiganbayan; GR No. 94955, 18 August 1993
Caunan vs. Sandiganbayan; GR No. 181999, 02 September 2009
Edgar Teves vs. Sandiganbayan; GR No. 154182, 17 December 2004
Bolastig vs. Sandiganbayan; 235 SCRA 103
XII. RA 7080 PLUNDER
Definition of the crime of plunder
nature of the crime of plunder
meaning of the words combination or series
Rule of evidence
meaning of the word pattern
Prescription of crime
Sandiganbayan decision on the case of Former President Joseph
Estrada
XIII. RA 7877 SEXUAL HARASSMENT
Definition
Elements of Relationship
Prohibited Acts
Duty of Employer
Liability of Employer
Prescription of Crime
Aquino vs Hon. Ernesto Acosta; A.M. No. CTA-01-1, April 2, 2002
Dr. Rico Jacutin vs People; G.R. No. 140604, March 6, 2002
XIV. PD 1829 OBSTRUCTION OF JUSTICE
Prohibited Acts
XV. RA 1612 ANTI - FENCING
Definition
Duty to Procure Clearance or Permit
Presumption
Norma Dizon-Pamintuan vs People; G.R. No. 111426 July 11, 1994
XVI. RA 6539 ANTI - CARNAPPING
Definition
Registration Requirements
Clearance Requirements
XVII. PD 532 PIRACY AND HIGHWAY ROBBERY
Definition
Elements
Piracy vs Highway Robbery

XVIII. PD 533 CATTLE RUSTLING


Definition
Duty of Owner/raiser
Permit and clearance Requirements
Presumption