Art. 82. Notification and execution of the sentence and assistance to the culprit.

The court shall designate a working day for the execution but not the hour thereof; and such designation shall not be communicated to the offender before sunrise of said day, and the execution shall not take place until after the expiration of at least eight hours following the notification, but before sunset. During the interval … Continue reading Art. 82. Notification and execution of the sentence and assistance to the culprit.

Art. 81. When and how the death penalty is to be executed.

The death sentence shall be executed with reference to any other and shall consist in putting the person under sentence to death by electrocution. The death sentence shall be executed under the authority of the Director of Prisons, endeavoring so far as possible to mitigate the sufferings of the person under sentence during electrocution as … Continue reading Art. 81. When and how the death penalty is to be executed.

Art. 79. Suspension of the execution and service of the penalties in case of insanity.

When a convict shall become insane or an imbecile after final sentence has been pronounced, the execution of said sentence shall be suspended only with regard to the personal penalty, the provisions of the second paragraph of circumstance number 1 of Article 12 being observed in the corresponding cases. If at any time the convict … Continue reading Art. 79. Suspension of the execution and service of the penalties in case of insanity.

Art. 77. When the penalty is a complex one composed of three distinct penalties.

In cases in which the law prescribes a penalty composed of three distinct penalties, each one shall form a period; the lightest of them shall be the minimum the next the medium, and the most severe the maximum period. Whenever the penalty prescribed does not have one of the forms specially provided for in this … Continue reading Art. 77. When the penalty is a complex one composed of three distinct penalties.