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THE REVISED PENAL CODE BOOK I by Justice Luis Reyes; The nineteenth edition of this book incorporates revisions to the Revised Penal Code effected by R.A. No. 10592 (Amending Articles 29, 94, 98, and 99 of the R.P.C.), R.A. No. 10159 (Amending Article 39 of the R.P.C.), R.A. 10158 (An Act Decriminalizing Vagrancy), R.A. No. 10067 (Philippine Competition Act), and R.A. No. 10655 (An Act repealing the Crime of Premature Marriage). Includes amendments to the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 as brought about by R.A. 10707 as well as pertinent provisions of R.A. No. 9995 (Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism Act of 2009), R.A. No. 10364 (Expanded Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2012), and R.A. No. 10883 The New Anti-Carnapping Act of 2016). Aside from the relevant rulings of the Supreme Court as of December 2015, this edition also replaces with Supreme Court decisions several Court of Appeals decisions which were cited in previous editions due to lack of jurisprudence from the Supreme Court at the time. December 2015, this edition also replaces with Supreme Court decisions several Court of Appeals decisions which were cited in previous editions due to lack of jurisprudence from the Supreme Court at the time.
UPDATES IN CRIMINAL LAW by Modesto A. Ticman, Jr.; This third edition includes significant decisions of the Philippine Supreme Court in criminal cases promulgated as recent as February 2016. Also includes a number of relevant legislative enactments, among which are R.A. Nos. 10158, 10159, and 10592, all of which have introduced substantial amendments to the Revised Penal Code; Republic Act No. 10591, otherwise known as the “Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act”; and Republic Act No. 10707, which amended several provisions of the Probation Law (P.D. No. 968). Table of Content BOOK ONE Preliminary Consideration Felonies Criminal Liability Consummated, Frustrated, and Attempted Felonies Conspiracy Justifying Circumstances Exempting Circumstances Aggravating Circumstances Alternative Circumstances Persons Criminally Liable Penalties in General Extinction of Criminal Liability Civil Liability Book Two Special Laws Probation Law (P.D. No. 968) Indeterminate Property Code (R.A. No. 4103) Intellectual Property Code (R.A. No. 8293) Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (R.A. No. 9165) Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act (R.A. No. 3019) Anti-Plunder Law (R.A. No. 7080) Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act (R.A. No. 10591) Anti-Fencing Law (P.D. No. 1612) Anti – Carnapping Law (R.A. No. 6539) Anti-Piracy Law and Anti-Highway Robbery (P.D. No. 532) Anti-Cattle Rustling Law (P.D. No. 533) Illegal Recruitment (under R.A. No. 8042) Bouncing Checks Law (B.P. Blg. 22) Appendices
NOTES AND CASES ON SPECIAL PENAL LAWS by Atty. Leonor D. Boado This sequel to the Notes and Cases on the Revised Penal Code is made necessary by the ever-increasing number of special penal statutes. Also, recent cases have been decided by the Supreme Court that an update of this book is imperative.; This sequel to the Notes and Cases on the Revised Penal Code is made necessary by the ever-increasing number of special penal statutes. Also, recent cases have been decided by the Supreme Court that an update of this book is imperative. Man has really become more prolific in committing crimes of every conceivable form and nature. Indeed, special laws dealing with new crimes and extraordinary forms of criminality have abounded such that a more focused volume is desirable. Consequently, a new style of writing is necessary to prevent this volume from becoming so thick that it will be inconvenient for the readers to carry it. To make the book as handy as possible, common abbreviations are adopted, such as those of government agencies. TABLE OF CONTENTS • Introduction • Relationship Between Special Penal Laws and the Revised Penal Code • Jurisdictional Rules and Principles • Special Laws Affecting Penalties • Special Penal Laws • B.P. Blg. 22 – An Act Penalizing the Making or Drawing and Issuance of a Check without Sufficient Funds or Credit • Administrative Circular No. 13-2001 • R.A. No. 8042 – Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipino Act of 1995 • P.D. No. 1689 – Increasing the Penalty for Certain Forms of Swindling or Estafa • P.D. No. 1612 – Anti-Fencing Law of 1979 • P.D. No. 1613 – Amending the Law on Arson • R.A. No. 6539 – Anti-Carnapping Law • P.D. No. 533 – The Anti-Cattle Rustling Law of 1974 • P.D. No. 532 – Anti-Piracy and Anti-Highway Robbery Law of 1974 • R.A. No. 8293 – Intellectual Property Code • R.A. No. 7080 – Plunder Law • R.A. No. 3019 – Anti-Graft Law • R.A. No. 1379 – Forfeiture of Property Found to have Been Unlawfully Acquired • R.A. No. 6713 – Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards For Public Officials and Employees • P.D. No. 46 – Making it Punishable for Public Officials and Employees to Receive, and for Private Persons to Give Gifts on any Occasion, including Christmas • P.D. No. 1445 – State Audit Code of the Philippines • R.A. No. 7653 – The New Central Bank Act • R.A. No. 7438 – Custodial Investigation • R.A. No. 6235 – Anti-Hijacking Law • R.A. No. 9165 – Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 • R.A. No. 6085 – Regulating the Use of Aliases • B.P. Blg. 881 – Omnibus Election Code • R.A. No. 75 – Immunities, Rights, and Privileges of duly Accredited Foreign Diplomatic and Consular Agents in the Philippines • P.D. No. 1829 – Obstruction of Justice • R.A. 10586 — Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act of 2013 • R.A. No. 9160 – Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001 • Rules and Regulations Implementing the Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001"