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Article 330 Revised Penal Code Philippines

Article 330 Revised Penal Code

Article 330 of the Revised Penal Code is about Damage and obstruction to means of communication. It is under Chapter Nine (Malicious Mischief) of Title Ten (Crimes Against Property) of the Code.

Damage and obstruction to means of communication.

The penalty of prision correccional in its medium and maximum periods shall be imposed upon any person who shall damage any railway, telegraph or telephone lines.

If the damage shall result in any derailment of cars, collision or other accident, the penalty of prision mayor shall be imposed, without prejudice to the criminal liability of the offender for the other consequences of his criminal act.

For the purpose of the provisions of the article, the electric wires, traction cables, signal system and other things pertaining to railways, shall be deemed to constitute an integral part of a railway system.

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See also  Article 281 Revised Penal Code Philippines

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