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1

What is ARTICLE 7 of the RPC?

WHEN LIGHT FELONIES ARE PUNISHABLE – Light felonies are punishable only when they have been consummated, with the exception of those against persons or property.

2

What are Light Felonies?

Infractions of law for the commission of which the penalty of arresto menor or a fine not exceeing 200 pesos or both is provided.

•Only consummated is punished since they involve very light material moral/material damage

•Commission of felonies against persons/property presupposes moral depravity of the offender. Attempted or frustrated must be punishable.

3

What are LIGHT FELONIES punished by the RPC?

1. Slight physical injuries
2. Theft
3. Alteration of boundary marks
4. Malicious mischief
5. Intriguing against honour.

4

What is arresto menor?

Arresto Menor – 1 to 30 day arrest

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What are LIGHT FELONIES punished?

Only consummated is punished since they involve very light material moral/material damage

Commission of felonies against persons/property presupposes moral depravity of the offender. Attempted or frustrated must be punishable.

6

What is PUBLIC CENSURE?

When the fraction commited is too small.
(loitering, jay walking. etc.)

usually, public censure is a penalty in municipal offenses.

Imposition of public censure is within the court's discretion in violation of municipal offenses, the court MAY order public sensure or payment of fine.