Article. 2. 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: Should commit an offense while on a Philippine ship or airship; Should … Continue reading Article. 2. Application of its provisions.

Article. 1. Time when Act takes effect. – This Code shall take effect on January 1, 1932

This article looks pretty simple, right? But is it really only about date? Now, let’s see if it is really that easy. Example  In 1920, A killed B. A was charged for murder. Let’s say in 1920, the penalty for murder was banishment. But, in 1932, when the Revised Penal Code was enacted, the penalty … Continue reading Article. 1. Time when Act takes effect. – This Code shall take effect on January 1, 1932