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Article 153 Revised Penal Code Philippines

Article 153 Revised Penal Code

Article 153 of the Revised Penal Code is about Tumults and other disturbance of public orders; Tumultuous disturbance or interruption liable to cause disturbance. It is under Chapter Five (Public Disorders) of Title Three (Crimes Against Public Order) of the Code.

Tumults and other disturbance of public orders; Tumultuous disturbance or interruption liable to cause disturbance

The penalty of arresto mayor in its medium period to prision correccional in its minimum period and a fine not exceeding 1,000 pesos shall be imposed upon any person who shall cause any serious disturbance in a public place, office, or establishment, or shall interrupt or disturb public performances, functions or gatherings, or peaceful meetings, if the act is not included in the provisions of Articles 131 and 132.

The penalty next higher in degree shall be imposed upon persons causing any disturbance or interruption of a tumultuous character.

The disturbance or interruption shall be deemed to be tumultuous if caused by more than three persons who are armed or provided with means of violence.

The penalty of arresto mayor shall be imposed upon any person who in any meeting, association, or public place, shall make any outcry tending to incite rebellion or sedition or in such place shall display placards or emblems which provoke a disturbance of the public order.

The penalty of arresto menor and a fine not to exceed P200 pesos shall be imposed upon these persons who in violation of the provisions contained in the last clause of Article 85, shall bury with pomp the body of a person who has been legally executed.

See also  Article 12 Revised Penal Code Philippines

See also: Article 152 Revised Penal Code

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