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Aleezah Gertrude Regado

CRIMINAL LAW NOTES


INTRODUCTION

CRIMINAL LAW

Branch or division of law which defines


crimes, treats of their nature and provides for
their punishment.
KEYWORDS: Define, Treats,Provide
Punishment

CRIME

An act committed or omitted in violation of


public law forbidding or commanding it.

SOURCES OF PHILIPPINE CRIMINAL LAW

1.) RPC and its amendments


2.) Special Penal Laws passed by PH
commission
3.) Penal and Presidential Decrees issued
during martial law

NO COMMON LAW CRIMES IN PHILIPPINES

Body of principles, usages, and rules of


action which do not rest for their authority
upon any express or positive