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Article 265 Revised Penal Code Philippines

Article 265 Revised Penal Code

Article 265 of the Revised Penal Code is about Less serious physical injuries. It is under Chapter Two (Physical Injuries) of Title Eight (Crimes Against Persons) of the Code.

Less serious physical injuries

Any person who shall inflict upon another physical injuries not described in the preceding articles, but which shall incapacitate the offended party for labor for ten days or more, or shall require medical assistance for the same period, shall be guilty of less serious physical injuries and shall suffer the penalty of arresto mayor.

Whenever less serious physical injuries shall have been inflicted with the manifest intent to kill or offend the injured person, or under circumstances adding ignominy to the offense in addition to the penalty of arresto mayor, a fine not exceeding 500 pesos shall be imposed.

Any less serious physical injuries inflicted upon the offender’s parents, ascendants, guardians, curators, teachers, or persons of rank, or persons in authority, shall be punished by prision correccional in its minimum and medium periods, provided that, in the case of persons in authority, the deed does not constitute the crime of assault upon such person.

See also: Article 264 Revised Penal Code

See also  Article 274 Revised Penal Code Philippines

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