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Article 151 Revised Penal Code Philippines

Article 151 Revised Penal Code

Article 151 of the Revised Penal Code is about Resistance and disobedience to a person in authority or the agents of such person. It is under Chapter Four (Assault Upon, And Resistance And Disobedience To, Persons In Authority And Their Agents) of Title Three (Crimes Against Public Order) of the Code.

Resistance and disobedience to a person in authority or the agents of such person

The penalty of arresto mayor and a fine not exceeding 500 pesos shall be imposed upon any person who not being included in the provisions of the preceding articles shall resist or seriously disobey any person in authority, or the agents of such person, while engaged in the performance of official duties.

When the disobedience to an agent of a person in authority is not of a serious nature, the penalty of arresto menor or a fine ranging from 10 to P100 pesos shall be imposed upon the offender.


See also: Article 150 Revised Penal Code

See also  Article 131 Revised Penal Code Philippines

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