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Article 9 Revised Penal Code Philippines

Article 9 Revised Penal Code

Article 9 of the Revised Penal Code is about Grave felonies, less grave felonies and light felonies. It is under Chapter One (Felonies) of Title One (Felonies and Circumstances Which Affect Criminal Liability) of the Code.

Grave felonies, less grave felonies and light felonies.

Grave felonies are those to which the law attaches the capital punishment or penalties which in any of their periods are afflictive, in accordance with Art. 25 of this Code.

Less grave felonies are those which the law punishes with penalties which in their maximum period are correctional, in accordance with the above-mentioned Art..

Light felonies are those infractions of law for the commission of which a penalty of arrest menor or a fine not exceeding 200 pesos or both; is provided.


See also: Article 8 Revised Penal Code

See also  Article 326 Revised Penal Code Philippines

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