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Article 2 Revised Penal Code Philippines

Article 2 Revised Penal Code

Article 2 of the Revised Penal Code is about Application of its provisions. It is under the Date of Effectiveness and Application of the Provisions of the Code.

Application of its provisions

Except as provided in the treaties and laws of preferential application, the provisions of this Code shall be enforced not only within the Philippine Archipelago, including its atmosphere, its interior waters and maritime zone, but also outside of its jurisdiction, against those who:

1. Should commit an offense while on a Philippine ship or airship

2. Should forge or counterfeit any coin or currency note of the Philippine Islands or obligations and securities issued by the Government of the Philippine Islands;

3. Should be liable for acts connected with the introduction into these islands of the obligations and securities mentioned in the presiding number;

4. While being public officers or employees, should commit an offense in the exercise of their functions; or

5. Should commit any of the crimes against national security and the law of nations, defined in Title One of Book Two of this Code.

See also: Article 1 Revised Penal Code

See also  Article 1 Revised Penal Code Philippines

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