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Article 199 Revised Penal Code Philippines

Article 199 Revised Penal Code

Article 199 of the Revised Penal Code is about Illegal cockfighting. It is under Chapter One (Gambling And Betting) of Title Six (Crimes Against Public Morals) of the Code.

Illegal cockfighting

The penalty of arresto menor or a fine not exceeding 200 pesos, or both, in the discretion of the court, shall be imposed upon:

1. Any person who directly or indirectly participates in cockfights, by betting money or other valuable things, or who organizes cockfights at which bets are made, on a day other than those permitted by law.

2. Any person who directly or indirectly participates in cockfights, at a place other than a licensed cockpit.


See also: Article 198 Revised Penal Code

See also  Article 288 Revised Penal Code Philippines

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