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.

Art. 76. Legal period of duration of divisible penalties.

The legal period of duration of divisible penalties shall be considered as divided into three parts, forming three periods, the minimum, the medium, and the maximum in the manner shown in the following table: TABLE SHOWING THE DURATION OF DIVISIBLE PENALTIES AND THE TIME INCLUDED IN EACH OF THEIR PERIODS Penalties Time included in the … Continue reading Art. 76. Legal period of duration of divisible penalties.

Art. 75. Increasing or reducing the penalty of fine by one or more degrees.

Whenever it may be necessary to increase or reduce the penalty of fine by one or more degrees, it shall be increased or reduced, respectively, for each degree, by one-fourth of the maximum amount prescribed by law, without however, changing the minimum. The same rules shall be observed with regard of fines that do not … Continue reading Art. 75. Increasing or reducing the penalty of fine by one or more degrees.