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Department of Justice NATIONAL PROSECUTION SERVICE The 2000 BAIL BOND GUIDE

VIOLATION OF THE REVISED PENAL CODE

   

AMOUNT OF

 

FELONY/OFFENSE

PENALTY

BAIL

ABANDONMENT

 

Of person in danger and abandonment of one's own victim (Art. 275)

 

Bail Not

Arresto mayor

Required

Of child under seven years of age under custody of offender (Art. 276, 1st Par.)

Arresto mayor and fine not exceeding

Bail Not

P500.00

Required

When death of the minor results from such abandonment (Art. 276, 2nd Par. 1st phrase)

Prision correctional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

If the life of the minor shall have been in danger only (Art. 276, 2nd Par., 2nd phrase)

Prision correctional minimum and medium

P10,000.00

Abandonment of minor by person entrusted with his custody (Art. 277, 1st Par.)

Arresto mayor and fine not exceeding

Bail Not

P500.00

Required

Neglect by parents of their duty to give proper education to their children (Art. 277, 2nd Par.)

Arresto mayor and fine not exceeding

Bail Not

P500.00

Required

ABDUCTION

 

Forcible (Art. 342)

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

- Attempted

Prision correctional

P12,000.00

Forcible abduction with simple rape (Sexual Intercourse) (Art. 342 in rel. to Arts. 266-A, Par. 1 and 266-B 1st Par.)

Reclusion Perpetua

No Bail

Forcible abduction with rape (Sexual Intercourse) qualified by any of the circumstances under Art. 266-B, 2nd, 3rd & 4th Pars. (Art. 342 in rel. to Art. 266-B 2nd, 3rd, 4th Pars.)

Death

No Bail

Forcible abduction with rape (Sexual Intercourse) qualified by any of the circumstances under Art. 266-B, 5th & 6th Pars.

Death

No Bail

Forcible abduction with rape under Art. 266-A

Reclusion Temporal

P200,000.00

Par. 2 (committed by inserting penis into another's mouth, or anal oriface; or any instrument or object, into the genital or anal oriface of another person (Art. 342 in rel. to Art. 266-A Par. 2 and Art. 266- B, 7th Par.)

Maximum

 

Forcible abduction with rape under Art. 266-A Par.

   

2

with any one of the 10 qualifying circumstances

in Art. 266-B, 6th Par. (Art. 342 in rel. to Art. 266-A Par. 2 and Art. 266- B, 6th and 12th Pars.)

Reclusion Temporal Maximum

P200,000.00

Forcible abduction with rape under Art. 266-A Par.

   

2

with the use of a deadly weapon or by two or

more persons (Art. 342 in rel. to Art. 266-A Par. 2 and Art. 266- B, 8th Par.)

Reclusion Temporal Maximum

P200,000.00

 

Reclusion Temporal Maximum

P200,000.00

Forcible abduction with rape under Art. 266-A, Par. 2, where the victim has become insane.

   

(Art. 342 in rel. to Art. 266-A Par. 2 and Art. 266- B, 9th Par.)

   

Forcible abduction with attempted rape with homicide under Art. 266-A, Par. 2 (Art. 342 in rel. to Art. 266-A Par. 2 and Art. 266- B, 10th Par.)

Reclusion Perpetua

No Bail

Forcible abduction with rape with homicide under Art. 266-A, Par. 2 (Art. 342 in rel. to Art. 266-A Par. 2 and Art. 266- B, 11th Par.)

Reclusion Perpetua

No Bail

Consented Abduction (Art. 343)

Prision correctional minimum and medium

P10,000.00

   

Bail Not

- Frustrated

Arresto mayor medium and maximum

Required

   

Bail Not

- Attempted

Arresto mayor minimum

Required

ABORTION

Intentional abortion (Art. 256)

If offender shall use violence on the pregnant woman (Art. 256, No. 1)

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

If without using violence, offender shall act without the consent of the woman (Art. 256, No.

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

2)

If the woman shall have consented (Art. 256, No.

   

3)

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

If the woman shall practice abortion upon herself or shall consent that another should do so (Art. 258, 1st Par.)

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

If the woman committed abortion upon herself to conceal her dishonor (Art. 258, 2nd Par.)

Prision correccional minimum and medium

P10,000.00

If crime be committed by parents of pregnant woman or either of them with the woman's consent to conceal her dishonor (Art. 258, 3rd Par.)

Prision correctional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

Abortion practiced by a physician or midwife and dispensing of abortives (Art. 259)

 

With the use of violence (Art. 259, 1st Par., in relation to Art. 256, No. 1)

Reclusion temporal maximum

P40,000.00

Without violence but without consent of the woman (Art. 259, 1st Par. in relation to Art. 256, No. 2)

Prision mayor maximum

P24,000.00

If the woman shall have consented (art. 259, 1st Par. in relation to Art. 256, No. 3)

Maximum period of prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

Dispensation of abortive by a pharmacist without the proper prescription from a physician (Art. 259, 2nd Par.)

Arresto mayor and fine not exceeding

Bail Not

P1,000.00

Required

Unintentional Abortion (Art. 257)

Prision correccional minimum and medium

P10,000.00

FELONY/OFFENSE

PENALTY

AMOUNT OF

BAIL

ACTS OF LASCIVIOUSNESS (Art. 336)

When the victim is under 12 years of age (Art.

Reclusion temporal medium

P36,000.00

336, as amended by Sec. 5, Par. 2 (b) RA 7610)

   

Against the will of the victim when victim is 12 years of age or over

-

Prision correccional

P12,000.00

   

Bail Not

-

With consent of offended woman (Art. 339)

Arresto mayor

Required

ADULTERY (Art. 333)

-

If committed while being abandoned with

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

 

justification by offended party (Art. 333, 3rd Par.)

P6,000.00

ALARMS AND SCANDALS (Art. 155)

 

Arresto menor or fine not exceeding

Bail Not

P200.00

Required

ARREST, Unlawful (Art. 269)

 

Arresto mayor and fine not exceeding

Bail Not

P500.00

Required

ARSON, Destructive (Art. 320 as amended by RA 7659)

 

Resulting in death

Death

No Bail

Under other qualifying circumstances

Reclusion perpetua to death

No Bail

- Frustrated

Reclusion temporal

P200,000.00

- Attempted

Prision Mayor

P120,000.00

ARSON, under other circumstances mentioned in PD 1613. (see PD 1613)

 

ASSAULTS, Direct (Art. 148)

-

If committed with a weapon or when offender is

   

public officer or employee or when the offender lays hands upon a person in authority (1st sentence)

a

Prision correccional medium and maximum and fine not exceeding P1,000.00

P12,000.00

If

committed without the above attendant

Prision correccional minimum and fine not exceeding P500.00

 

circumstances (2nd sentence)

P6,000.00

Direct Assault with Murder (Arts. 148 and 248 in relation to Art. 48)

Death

No Bail

Direct Assault with Frustrated Murder

Reclusion temporal maximum

P200,000.00

Direct Assault with Attempted Murder

Prision mayor maximum

P120,000.00

Direct Assault with Homicide (Arts. 148 and 249 in relation to Art. 48)

Reclusion temporal maximum

P40,000.00

- Direct Assault with Frustrated Homicide

Prision mayor maximum

P24,000.00

- Direct Assault with Attempted Homicide

Prision correctional maximum

P12,000.00

Direct Assault with serious physical injuries (Arts. 148, 1st sentence and 263, No. 2 in relation to Art. 48)

Maximum period of prision correccional medium and maximum and fine of

P12,000.00

P1,000.00

Direct Assault with serious physical injuries (Arts. 148, 2nd sentence and 263, No. 2 in relation to Art. 48)

Maximum period of prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

Direct Assault with serious physical injuries (Art. 148, 1st sentence and Art. 263, No. 3 in relation to Art. 48)

Maximum period of prision correccional medium and maximum and fine of

P12,000.00

P1,000.00

Direct Assault with serious physical injuries (Art. 148, 2nd sentence and Art. 263, No. 3 in relation to Art. 48)

Maximum period of prision correccional minimum and

P10,000.00

Direct Assault with serious physical injuries (Art.

Maximum period of prision correccional

P12,000.00

148, 1st sentence and Art. 263, No. 4, 1st Par. in relation to Art. 48)

medium and maximum and fine of

 

P1,000.00

Direct Assault with serious physical injuries (Art. 148, 2nd sentence and Art. 263 No. 4, 1st par. in relation to Art. 48)

Maximum period of prision correccional minimum and fine of P500.00

P6,000.00

Direct Assault with serious physical injuries committed with any of the attendant circumstances of parricide or murder, and the injured person becomes insane, imbecile, impotent or blind Art. 148 and 263 2nd Par. 1st phrase in relation to Art. 48, RPC)

Maximum period of reclusion temporal medium and maximum

P40,000.00

Direct Assault with serious physical injuries committed with any of the attendant circumstances of parricide or murder and the injured person losses use of speech, or power to hear or to smell, or shall have lost an eye, a hand, a foot, an arm or a leg, or shall have lost the use of any such member, or shall have become incapacitated for the work in which he was theretofore habitually engaged. (Arts. 148 and 263 2nd Par. 2nd phrase, in rel. to Art. 48, RPC)

Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum

P16,000.00

Direct Assault with serious physical injuries committed with any of the attendant circumstances of parricide or murder and the injured person shall have become deformed, or shall have lost any other part of his body, or shall have lost the use thereof, or have become incapacitated for work for a period of more than 90 days. (Art. 148 1st sentence and Art. 263, 2nd Par. 3rd phrase in rel. to Art. 48, RPC)

Maximum period of prision correccional medium and maximum and fine of

P12,000.00

P1,000.00

If committed under Art. 148, 2nd sentence in relation to Art. 363 2nd Par., 3rd phrase

-

Maximum period of prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

 

FELONY/OFFENSE

PENALTY

AMOUNT OF BAIL

ASSEMBLIES, Illegal (Art. 146)

 

- Organizers or leaders or illegal assembly

Prision correccional maximum to prision mayor medium

P20,000.00

- Persons present at illegal assembly, if armed

   

with licensed firearms, bolos, knives or other

Prision correccional

P12,000.00

deadly weapons

-

Persons present at illegal assembly, if not armed

Arresto mayor

Bail Not Required

ASSOCIATIONS, Illegal (Art. 147)

 

-

Founders, directors and presidents

Prision correccional minimum and medium and fine not exceeding

P10,000.00

 

P1,000.00

Members

Arresto Mayor

Bail Not Required

ATTORNEY, betrayal of trust by an; revelation of secrets (Art. 209)

Prision correccional minimum and/or fine from P200.00 to P1,000.00

P6,000.00

AUCTIONS, machinations in public (Art. 185)

Prision correccional minimum and fine of 10% to 50% of the value of the thing auctioned

P6,000.00

BIGAMY (Art. 349)

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

BOUNDARIES or Landmarks, Altering of (Art. 313)

Arresto menor and/or fine not exceeding P100.00

Bail Not Required

BRIBERY

Direct bribery (Art. 210)

Prision mayor minimum and medium and fine not less than 3x the value of gift, in addition to the penalty corresponding to the crime agreed upon, if committed

 

-

If public officer agrees to perform an act

constituting a crime and the same has been committed (1st Par.)

P20,000.00

-

If public officer agrees to perform an act not

Prision mayor minimum and medium and fine not less than twice the value of the gift

 

constituting a crime and the same has not been accomplished (2nd Par., 1st phrase)

P10,000.00

-

If public officer refrains from doing something

Prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum and fine not less than 3x the value of the gift

 

which it was his official duty to do (Art. 210, 3rd Par.)

P16,000.00

Indirect Bribery (Art. 211)

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

Qualified Bribery (Art. 211-A as amended by Sec. 4 R.A. 7659)

 

-

If any public official is entrusted with law

   

enforcement and he refrains from arresting or prosecuting an offender who has committed a crime punishable by reclusion perpetua and/or death in consideration of any offer, promise, gift or present

Same penalty for the offense not prosecuted

No Bail

If it is the public officer who asks for or demands such gifts or present

-

Death

No Bail

BRIGANDAGE (Art. 306, as amended by P.D. 532)

-

If kidnapping for ransom or extortion, or

   

murder, or homicide or rape is committed as a result or on the occasion thereof (Sec. 3(b), 3rd sentence, PD 532)

Death

No Bail

-

If physical injuries or other crimes are

   

committed during or on the occasion of the commission thereof (Sec. 3(b), 2nd sentence, PD

Reclusion temporal medium and maximum

P40,000.00

532)

-

If none of the above attendant circumstances

   

are present (Sec. 3(b), 1st sentence, PD 532)

Reclusion temporal minimum

P30,000.00

Aiding highway robbers/brigands or abetting highway robbery/brigandage (Art. 307, as amended by Sec. 4. P.D.

532)

-

If the principal has committed kidnapping for

   

ransom or extortion, murder or homicide or rape as a result or on the occasion thereof

Reclusion perpetua

No Bail

-If the principal has committed physical injuries or other crimes are committed during or on the occasion of the highway robbery/brigandage

Prision mayor maximum to reclusion temporal minimum

P30,000.00

-

If the principal has committed

   

brigandage/highway robbery without the above

Prision mayor maximum

P24,000.00

attendant circumstances

COERCION

Grave coercion (Art. 286, 1st Par. as amended by R.A. 7890)

-

Prision correccional and fine not exceeding P6,000.00

P12,000.00

-

Prision mayor and fine not exceeding

P24,000.00

If the coercion be committed in violation of the exercise of the right of suffrage or to compel

P7,500.00

 

another to perform any religious act or to prevent him from exercising such right or from doing such act (Art. 286, 2nd Par., as amended by RA 7890)

   

Light coercion (Art. 287, 1st Par.)

Arresto mayor minimum and fine equivalent to the value of the thing seized but not less P75.00

Bail Not Required

Other coercions or unjust vexations (Art. 287, 2nd Par.)

Arresto menor and/or fine from P5.00 to P200.00

Bail Not Required

Other similar coercions (Compulsory purchase of merchandise and payment of wages by means of tokens) (Art. 288)

Arresto mayor and/or fine from P200.00 to P500.00

Bail Not Required

Formation, maintenance and prohibition of combination of capital or labor etc. through violence or threats (Art. 289)

Arresto mayor and fine not exceeding

 

P300.00

Bail Not Required

COINS. (Making, importing and uttering false coins, in connivance with counterfeiters or importers) (Art. 163)

-

If the counterfeited coin can be silver of the

Philippines or coin of the Central Bank of the Philippines of ten centavo denominations or above (Art. 163, Par. 1)

Prision mayor minimum and medium and fine not exceeding P10,000.00

P20,000.00

-

If the counterfeited coin can be any of the minor

   

coinage of the Philippines or of the Central Bank of the Philippines below ten-centavo denomination (Art. 163, Par. 2)

Prision correccional minimum and medium and fine not exceeding

P2,000.00

P10,000.00

If the counterfeited coin is currency of a foreign country (Art. 163, Par. 3)

-

Prision correccional minimum and fine not exceeding P1,000.00

P6,000.00

Mutilation, defacement or destruction of coins (Art. 164 as amended by PD 247)

Not more than 5 years and/or fine not exceeding P20,000.00

P10,000.00

Importation or utterance of mutilated coins in connivance with mutilators or importers (Art.

-

Prision correccional minimum and fine not exceeding P2,000.00

P6,000.00

164)

Possessing with intent to utter, uttering or selling false or mutilated coins without connivance with mutilators or importers (Art. 165)

- Under Art. 163, Par. 1

Prision correccional medium and maximum and fine not exceeding

P12,000.00

P7,500.00

- Under Art. 163, Par. 2

Arresto mayor medium and maximum and fine not exceeding P1,500.00

Bail Not Required

- Under Art. 163, Par. 3

Arresto mayor maximum and fine not exceeding P750.00

Bail Not Required

- Under Art. 163, Par. 3

Arresto mayor maximum and fine not exceeding P750.00

Bail Not Required

- Under Art. 164 as amended by PD 247

Not more than 3 years and 4 months and/or fine not exceeding P15,000.00

P8,000.00

Commission of another crime during service of penalty imposed for another previous offense. (Art. 160)

Maximum period of penalty for new felony committed

Bail corresponding to the penalty of new felony

COMMUNICATION, Damage and obstruction to means of (Art. 330)

Damaging any railway, telegraph or telephone lines (1st Par.)

-

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

If the damage shall result in any derailments of cars, collisions or other accident (2nd Par.)

-

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

CONCEALING TRUE NAME AND OTHER PERSONAL CIRCUMSTANCES OR USING FICTITIOUS NAME (Art.

178)

-

For the purpose of concealing a crime, evading

the execution of judgement causing damage (Par.

1)

Arresto mayor and fine not exceeding

P500.00

Bail Not Required

-

Simple concealment (Par. 2)

Arresto menor or fine not exceeding

 

Bail Not Required

P200.00

CONCUBINAGE (Art. 334)

- For husband (1st Par.)

Prision correccional minimum and medium

P10,000.00

- For concubine (2nd Par.)

Destierro

Bail Not Required

CONGRESS

Act tending to prevent the meeting of Congress and similar bodies (Art. 143)

Prision correccional and/or fine from P200.00 to P2,000.00

P12,000.00

Disturbance of proceeding (Art. 144)

Arresto mayor or fine from P200.00 to

 

P1,000.00

Bail Not Required

Violation of Parliamentary Immunity (Art. 145, 1st phrase)

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

Arresting or searching members of the Congress while it is in session (Art. 145, 2nd phrase)

-

Prision correccional

P12,000.00

Disobedience to summons issued by Congress, its committees/subcommittees; by constitutional commissions, its committees/subcommittees or divisions, refusing to be sworn, refusing to answer any legal inquiry, restraining another from attending as a witness and inducing disobedience (Art. 150)

Arresto mayor and/or fine from P200.00 to P1,000.00

Bail Not Required

CORRESPONDENCE WITH HOSTILE COUNTRY (Art. 120)

 

If correspondence has been prohibited by the government (No. 1)

-

Prision correccional

P12,000.00

If correspondence is carried on in ciphers or conventional signs (No. 2)

-

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

If notice or information be given thereby which might be useful to the enemy (No. 3, 1st sentence)

-

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

-

If the offender intended to aid the enemy by

Reclusion temporal to death (death can not be imposed as crime is not included in RA 7659)

 

giving such notice or information (No. 3, 2nd

P40,000.00

sentence)

CORRUPTION OF PUBLIC OFFICIALS (Art. 212)

- Under Arts. 210 and 211

Same penalties as those in Arts. 210 and 211

Same bail as those for public officers in Arts. 210 and 211

- Under Art. 211-A

Same penalties as those in Art. 211-A

No Bail

COUP D'ETAT, REBELLION OR INSURRECTION (Arts. 134 and 134-A, in relation to Art. 135 as amended by RA 6968

DEATH or physical injuries under exceptional circumstances (Art. 247)

Destierro

Bail Not Required

DELAY IN THE DELIVERY OF DETAINED PERSONS TO THE PROPER JUDICIAL AUTHORITIES (Art. 125, as amended by EO 272)

-

If delay has not exceeded three days

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

If delay is more than three days but not more than fifteen days

-

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

If delay is more than fifteen days but not more than six months

-

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

-

If delay has exceeded six months

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

DELAYING RELEASE (Art. 126)

Same penalty as in arbitrary detention (Art. 124)

Same bail as in arbitrary detention

DELIVERY of prisoners from jail (Art. 156)

By means of violence, intimidation or bribery (1st Par. 1st sentence)

-

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

-

By other means (1st Par., 2nd sentence)

Arresto mayor

Bail Not Required

If the escape of the prisoner shall take place outside of said establishment by means of violence, intimidation or bribery (2nd Par. in relation to Par. 1, 1st sentence)

-

Minimum period of arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

If the escape of the prisoner shall take place outside of said establishment by other means (Par. 2 in relation to Par. 1, 2nd sentence)

-

Arresto mayor minimum

Bail Not Required

DESTROYING or damaging statues or any other useful or ornamental public monuments (Art. 331, 1st Par.)

Arresto mayor medium to prision correccional minimum P6,000.00
Arresto mayor medium to prision
correccional minimum
P6,000.00

DESTROYING or damaging any useful or ornamental painting of public nature (2nd Par.)

 

Arresto menor and/or fine not exceeding P200.00

Bail Not Required

DETENTION. Arbitrary (Art. 124)

-

If detention has not exceeded three days (No.

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

 

1)

P6,000.00

If detention has continued for than three days but not more than fifteen days (No. 2)

-

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

If detention has continued for more than fifteen days but not more than six months (No. 3)

-

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

-

If detention has exceeded six months (No. 4)

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

DETENTION. Illegal

Serious illegal detention (Art. 267 as amended by R.A. 7659)

Reclusion perpetua to death

No bail

- Frustrated

Reclusion temporal

P200,000.00

- Attempted

Prision mayor

P120,000.00

If detention was committed for the purpose of extorting ransom (Art. 267, 2nd Par.) or when the victim is killed or dies or is raped or is subjected to torture or dehumanizing acts (Art. 267, last Par.)

Death

No bail

- Frustrated

Reclusion perpetua

No bail

- Attempted

Reclusion temporal

P200,000.00

DETENTION, SLIGHT ILLEGAL (Art. 268)

-

If attendant circumstances enumerated in Art.

   

267 are not present; or anyone who shall furnish the place of detention (1st Par.)

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

-

If offender voluntarily releases the person so

   

kidnapped or detained within three days from the commencement of detention without having attained the purposes intended, and before institution of criminal proceeding against him (2nd Par.)

Prision mayor minimum and medium and fine not exceeding P700.00

P20,000.00

FELONY/OFFENSE

PENALTY

AMOUNT OF BAIL

DISTURBANCES OF PUBLIC ORDERS (Art. 153)

- Serious disturbance or interruptions (1st Par.)

Arresto mayor medium to prision correccional minimum and fine not exceeding P1,000.00

P6,000.00

- If tumultuous in character (2nd Par.)

Prision correccional medium to prision mayor minimum and fine not exceeding

P16,000.00

P1,250.00

- Making any outcry tending to incite rebellion or

   

sedition, or displaying placards or emblems which provoke a disturbance or public order (4th Par.)

Arresto mayor

Bail Not Required

Burying with pomp the body of person who has been legally executed (5th Par., Art. 153)

-

Arresto menor and fine note exceeding

P200.00

   

Bail Not Required

DOMICILE

Violation of Domicile (Art. 128)

Entering any dwelling against the will of the owner, etc. (1st Par.)

Prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

-

If committed at nighttime or if any papers or

   

effects not constituting evidence of a crime be not

Prision correccional medium and maximum

 

P12,000.00

returned immediately after the search (2nd Par.)

-

Searching domicile without witnesses (Art. 130)

Arresto mayor medium and maximum

Bail Not Required

DUEL (Art. 260)

- If accused kills his adversary in a duel (1st Par.)

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

- If accused inflicts physical injuries, he shall

Same as in physical injuries (Arts. 262, 263, 265, 266)

   

suffer the penalty therefor according to the nature of injuries (2nd Par.)

See bail under physical injuries

Combatants in a duel, although no physical injuries have been inflicted (3rd Par.)

-

Arresto Mayor

Bail Not Required

-

Seconds in duel (4th Par.)

One degree lower than the corresponding above penalties

Bail corresponding to the penalty

Challenges to a duel, inciting another to a duel, publicly, scoffing at or decrying another for having refused to accept the challenge (Art. 261)

Prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

ESPIONAGE (Art. 117)

Entering a warship, fort, or naval or military establishment or reservation to obtain any information, plans, photographs, or other data of a confidential nature relative to the defense of the Philippines (No. 1)

-

- If offender is a private person

Prision correccional

P12,000.00

- If offender is a public employee or officer

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

Disclosing to a representative of a foreign nation contents of articles, data, or information of confidential nature referred to in No. 1 which he has in his possession by reason of the public office he holds (No. 2)

-

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

For other forms of espionage, see Commonwealth Act 616

ESTAFA. (Art. 315, No. 1 (a), (b), and (c); No. 2(a), (b), (c) and (e); and No. 3(a), (b) and (c)

- If the amount is over P22,000.00

Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum plus one year for each additional P10,000.00 in excess of P22,000.00, but the total penalty shall not exceed 20 years

See specific amount with corresponding bail below

 

20

years of reclusion temporal

 

- If the amount is P142,000 or over

maximum (Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum plus 12 years)

P40,000.00

- Frustrated

Reclusion temporal medium

P36,000.00

- Attempted

Reclusion temporal minimum

P30,000.00

 

19

years of reclusion temporal

 

If the amount is P132,000.00 or over but less than P142,000

-

maximum (Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum plus 11 years)

P34,000.00

- Frustrated

Reclusion temporal medium

P30,000.00

- Attempted

Reclusion temporal minimum

P24,000.00

 

18

years of reclusion temporal

 

If the amount is P122,000.00 or over but less than P132,000.00

-

maximum (Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum plus 10 years

P32,000.00

- Frustrated

Reclusion temporal medium

P30,000.00

- Attempted

Reclusion temporal minimum

P24,000.00

 

15

years of reclusion temporal medium

 

If the amount is P92,000.00 or over but less than P102,000.00

-

(Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum

P30,000.00

plus 7 years)

- Frustrated

Reclusion temporal minimum

P28,000.00

- Attempted

Prision mayor maximum

P24,000.00

 

14

years of reclusion temporal minimum

 

If the amount is P82,000.00 or over but less than P92,000.00

-

(Maximum period of prision correccional

maximum to prision mayor minimum plus 6 years

P28,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision mayor maximum

P24,000.00

- Attempted

Prision mayor medium

P20,000.00

 

13

years of reclusion temporal minimum

 

If the amount is P72,000.00 or over but less than P82,000.00

-

(Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum plus 5 years

P26,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision mayor maximum

P24,000.00

- Attempted

Prision mayor medium

P20,000.00

 

12

years of prision mayor maximum

 

If the amount is P62,000.00 or over but less than P72,000.00

-

(Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum plus 4 years)

P24,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision mayor medium

P20,000.00

- Attempted

Prision mayor minimum

P16,000.00

 

11

 

- If the amount is P52,000.00 or over but less

 

years of prision mayor maximum

P22,000.00

than P62,000.00

(Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum plus 3 years)

 

- Frustrated

Prision mayor medium

P20,000.00

- Attempted

Prision mayor minimum

P16,000.00

If the amount is P42,000.00 or over but less than P52,000.00

-

10 years of prision mayor medium (Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum plus 2 years)

P20,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision mayor minimum

P16,000.00

- Attempted

Prision correccional maximum

P12,000.00

If the amount is P32,000.00 or over but less than P42,000.00

-

9 years of prision mayor medium (Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum plus 1 year)

P18,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision mayor minimum

P16,000.00

- Attempted

Prision correccional maximum

P12,000.00

If the amount is P22,000.00 or over but less than P32,000.00

-

Maximum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum

P16,000.00

- Frustrated

Medium period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum

P14,000.00

- Attempted

Minimum period of prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum

P12,000.00

If the amount is P12,000.00 or over but less than P22,000.00

-

Prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum

P16,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision correccional minimum and medium

P10,000.00

- Attempted

Arresto mayor medium and maximum

Bail Not Required

If the amount is P6,000.00 or over but but does not exceed P12,000.00

-

Prision correccional minimum and medium

P10,000.00

- Frustrated

Arresto mayor medium and maximum

Bail Not Required

- Attempted

Arresto minimum or destierro maximum

Bail Not Required

If the amount is over P200.00 but does not exceed P6,000.00

-

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

- Frustrated

Arresto mayor minimum and medium

Bail Not Required

- Attempted

Destierro medium and maximum

Bail Not Required

- If the amount does not exceed P200.00

Arresto mayor medium and maximum

Bail Not Required

- Frustrated

Arresto mayor minimum or destierro maximum

Bail Not Required

- Attempted

Destierro minimum and medium

Bail Not Required

ESTAFA (Art. 315, Par. 2(d) as amended by PD 818)

 

- If the amount of fraud exceeds P22,000.00

Reclusion temporal maximum plus 1 year for each additional P10,000.00 in excess of P22,000.00 but the total penalty shall not exceed 30 years

See specified amount with the corresponding bail below

- If the amount of fraud is P32,000.00 or over

Reclusion perpetua

No Bail

- Frustrated

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

-

Attempted

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

If the amount of fraud is over P22,000.00 but not exceed P32,000.00

-

Reclusion temporal maximum

P40,000.00

- Frustrated

Reclusion temporal medium

P36,000.00

- Attempted

Reclusion temporal minimum

P30,000.00

If the amount is over P12,000.00 but does not exceed P22,000.00

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

- Attempted

Prision correccional

P12,000.00

If the amount is over P6,000.00 but does not exceed P12,000.00

Prision mayor maximum

P24,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision mayor medium

P20,000.00

- Attempted

Prision mayor

P16,000.00

If the amount is over P200.00 but does not exceed P6,000.00

Prision mayor medium

P20,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision mayor

P16,000.00

- Attempted

Prision correccional maximum

P12,000.00

If the amount does not exceed P200.00

Prision mayor minimum

P16,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision correccional maximum

P12,000.00

- Attempted

Prision correccional medium

P10,000.00

FELONY/OFFENSE

PENALTY

AMOUNT OF BAIL

OTHER FORMS OF SWINDLING (Art. 316)

 

Arresto mayor minimum and medium and fine not less than the value of damage but not exceeding 3x such value

Bail Not Required

SWINDLING OF MINOR (Art. 317)

 

Arresto mayor and fine not less than 10% but not to exceed 50% of the value of obligation contracted by the minor

Bail Not Required

OTHER DECEITS (Art. 318, 1st Par.)

 

Arresto mayor and fine not less than the value of the damage nor more than twice such value

Bail Not Required

Interpreting dreams, making forecast, telling fortunes for profit or gain (2nd Par.)

-

Arresto menor or fine not exceeding P200.00

Bail Not Required

ESTAFA THRU FALSIFICATION OF PUBLIC, OFFICIAL OR COMMERCIAL DOCUMENTS (Art. 315, in relation to Art. 171, and Art. 48)

If committed by a public officer, employee notary or ecclesiastical minister

 

If the amount of fraud is P72,000.00 or more

Apply the maximum period of the penalty for estafa corresponding to the amount of fraud

Same bail as estafa

- Frustrated

Apply the maximum period of the penalty for frustrated estafa

Same bail as in frustrated estafa

- Attempted

Apply the maximum period of the penalty for attempted estafa

Same bail as in attempted estafa

- If the amount of fraud is less than P72,000.00

Prision mayor maximum and fine of P5,000.00 (maximum penalty for falsification)

P24,000.00

 

Prision mayor medium and fine of

 

- Frustrated

P3,750.00

P20,000.00

 

Prision mayor minimum and fine of

 

- Attempted

P2,500.00

P16,000.00

If committed by a private individual (Art. 315 in relation to Art. 172 and Art. 48)

 

- If the amount of fraud exceeds P12,000.00

Apply the maximum period of the penalty for estafa corresponding to the amount of fraud

Same bail as in estafa

- Frustrated

Apply the medium period of the penalty for estafa corresponding to the amount of fraud

Same bail as in frustrated estfa

- Attempted

Apply the minimum period of the penalty for estafa corresponding to the amount of fraud

Same bail as in attempted estafa

If the amount of fraud is P12,000.00 or less

Maximum period of prision correccional medium and maximum and fine of P5,000.00

P12,000.00

- Frustrated

Medium period of prision correccional medium and maximum and fine of P3,750.00

P10,000.00

- Attempted

Minimum period of prision correccional medium and maximum and fine of P2,500.00

P8,000.00

EVASION OF SERVICE OF SENTENCE (Art. 157)

 

If committed during the term of imprisonment by a final judgment (1st sentence)

-

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

- Frustrated

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

- Attempted

Arresto mayor minimum and medium

Bail Not Required

- If evasion takes place by unlawful entry,

   

breaking doors, windows, gates, walls, roofs or floors, or using picklocks, false keys, disguise, deceit, violence or intimidation or through connivance with other convicts or employees of the penal institution (2nd sentence)

Prision correccional maximum

P12,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision correccional medium

P10,000.00

- Attempted

Prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

- If committed on the occasion of disorders,

1/5 of the time remaining to be served under the original sentence but not to exceed 6 months

 

conflagrations, earthquakes, or other calamities (Art. 158, 1st Par.)

Bail Not Required

Other cases of evasion of service of sentence (Art. 159, 1st sentence)

Prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

-

If penalty remitted by the granting of such

Unexpired portion of the original

Bail corresponding to the

pardon be higher than six years (Art. 159, 2nd sentence)

sentence

unexpired portion of the original sentence

EVASION, Public Officer conniving with or consenting to (Art 223)

If the fugitives shall have been sentenced by final judgment (No. 1)

-

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

-

If the fugitives is only a detention prisoner (No.

   

2)

Prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

Evasion through negligence of public officer (Art.

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

 
 

224)

P6,000.00

Escape of prisoner under custody of a person not a public officer (Art. 225 in relation to Art. 223, No. 1)

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

Escape etc. (Art. 225 in relation to Art. 223, No.

   

2)

Arresto mayor maximum

Bail Not Required

Escape etc. (Art. 225 in relation to Art. 224)

Arresto mayor minimum and medium

Bail Not Required

EXPULSION of a person from the Philippines or compelling a person to change residence (Art. 127)

 

Prision correccional

P12,000.00

FALSE TESTIMONY

False testimony against a defendant (Art. 180)

If defendant in said case has been sentenced to death (No. 1)

-

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

If defendant in said case has been sentenced to reclusion temporal or perpetua (No. 2)

-

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

If defendant has been sentenced to any other afflicted penalty (No. 3)

-

Prision correccional and fine not exceeding P1,000.00

P12,000.00

-

If defendant has been sentenced to a

Arresto mayor and fine not exceeding P1,000.00

 

correccional penalty or a fine, or acquitted (No. 4)

Bail Not Required

False testimony favorable to the defendant (Art. 181)

If prosecution is for a felony punishable by an afflictive penalty (1st clause)

-

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum and fine not exceeding P1,000.00

P6,000.00

If prosecution is for a felony punishable by a penalty lower than afflictive (2nd clause)

-

Arresto mayor

Bail Not Required

False testimony in civil case (Art. 182)

If the amount of controversy shall exceed P5,000.00 (1st clause)

-

Prision correccional minimum and fine not exceeding P6,000.00

P6,000.00

-If the amount of controversy does not exceed P5,000.00 or cannot be estimated (2nd clause)

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum and fine not exceeding P1,000.00

P6,000.00

False testimony made under oath, or in an affidavit, and not included in the provisions of Arts. 180 to 182 (Art. 183, 1st Par.)

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

Perjury in solemn affirmation (Art. 183, 2nd Par.)

-

Same penalty as in Arts. 180-182 and 183 1st Par. which ever is applicable

Same bail as in Art. 180- 182 & 183 1st Par. whichever is applicable

Offering false testimony in evidence (Art. 184)

Same penalty as in Arts. 180-183 whichever is applicable

Same bail as in Arts. 180-183 whichever is applicable

   

AMOUNT OF

FELONY/OFFENSE

PENALTY

BAIL

FALSIFICATION

Falsification of legislative documents (Art. 170)

Prision correccional maximum and fine not exceeding P6,000.00

P12,000.00

Falsification of documents by public officer employee, notary or ecclesiastical minister (Art.

171)

Prision mayor and fine not exceeding

 

P5,000.00

P24,000.00

Falsification by Private Individual (Art. 172

Of any public, official, or commercial documents (No. 1)

-

Prision correccional medium and maximum and fine not exceeding P5,000.00

P12,000.00

-

Of any private document with intent to cause

   

damage or to the damage of a third person Art. 172 (No. 2)

Prision correccional medium and maximum and fine not exceeding P5,00.00

P12,000.00

Use and introduction in evidence of falsified document (Art. 172, last Par.)

-

Arresto mayor maximum to prision corrreccional minimum and fine not exceeding P3,750.00

P6,000.00

Falsification of wireless, cable, telegraph and telephone messages (Art. 173, 1st Par.)

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

-Use of falsified dispatch (2nd Par.)

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

False medical certificates (Art. 174, No. 1) and false certificate of merit or service, good conduct or similar circumstances (No. 2)

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum and fine not exceeding

P6,000.00

P1,000.00

   

Bail Not

-

When committed by a private person (2nd Par.)

Arresto mayor

Required

Using false medical certificate of merit or service, or good conduct or similar circumstances (Art.

175)

 

Bail Not

Arresto mayor

Required

Making or introducing into the Philippines any stamps, dies, marks or other instruments or implements intended for counterfeiting or falsification (Art. 176 1st Par.)

Prision correccional medium and maximum and fine nto exceeding P10,000.00

P12,000.00

Possession of instruments or implements with intent to use them for falsification or counterfeiting (2nd Par.)

-

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

FICTITIOUS NAME, Using (Art. 178)

For the purpose of concealing a crime, evading the execution of judgment, or causing damage (1st Par.)

-

 

Arresto mayor and fine not exceeding

Bail Not

P500.00

Required

   

Bail Not

-

Simple concealment (2nd Par.)

Arresto menor or fine not exceeding P200.00

Required

FIREARMS, Illegal Discharge of (Art. 254)

 

Illegal Possession of Firearms, etc. (see PD 1866)

Prision correccional minimum and medium

P10,000.00

FLIGHT TO ENEMY'S COUNTRY (Art. 121)

 
   

Bail Not

Arresto mayor

Required

FORGERIES

 
 

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

Counterfeiting the great seal of the government or forging the signature or stamp of the Chief

   

Executive (Art. 161)

   

Using forged signature or counterfeit seal or stamp of the Chief Executive (Art. 162)

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

Making or counterfeiting coins (Art. 163)

   

Mutilation of coins (Art. 164 as amended by PD

   

247)

Forging treasury or bank notes or other documents payable to bearer, importing and uttering forged notes and documents in connivance with forgers or importers (Art. 166)

   

-If document is an obligation or security of the Philippines (No. 1)

Reclusion temporal minimum and fine not exceeding P10,000.00

P30,000.00

If the forged or altered document is a circulating note issued by any banking institution (No. 2)

-

Prision mayor maximum and fine not exceeding P2,000.00

P24,000.00

If the falsified or counterfeited document was issued by foreign government (No. 3)

-

Prision mayor medium and fine not exceeding

P5,000.00

 

P20,000.00

If the forged or altered document is a circulating note or bill issued by a foreign bank (No. 4)

-

Prision mayor minimum and fine not exceeding P2,000.00

P16,000.00

Counterfeiting, importing and uttering instruments, payable to order or not payable to bearer in connivance with forgers or importers (Art. 167)

Prision correccional medium and maximum and fine not exceeding P6,000.00

P12,000.00

Illegal possession with intent to use or use of false treasury or bank notes and other instruments or credit without connivance with

   

forgers or importers (Art. 168 in relation to Art.

166

No. 1)

-

If document is an obligation or security of the

Prision mayor maximum and fine not exceeding P7,500.00

 

Philippines (Art. 168 in relation to Art. 166, No. 1)

P24,000.00

If the forged or altered document is a circulating

-

note or bill issued by any banking institution (art.

Prision mayor medium and fine not exceeding

P1,500.00

P20,000.00

168

in relation to Art. 166, No. 2)

If the falsified or counterfeited document was issued by a foreign government (Art. 168 in relation to Art. 166, No. 3)

-

Prision mayor minimum and fine not exceeding P3,750.00

P16,000.00

If the forged or altered document is a circulating note or bill issued by a foreign bank (Art. 168 in relation to Art. 166, No. 4)

Prision correccional maximum and fine not exceeding P1,500.00

P12,000.00

Counterfeiting, importing and uttering instruments payable to order or not payable to bearer (Art. 168 in relation to Art. 167)

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum and fine not exceeding

P6,000.00

P4,500.00

FRAUDS against the treasury or fraud in the collection of taxes, licenses and fees (Art. 213)

 
 

Prision correccional medium to prision mayor minimum and/or fine from P200.00 to

P16,000.00

P10,000.00

FELONY/OFFENSE

PENALTY

AMOUNT OF BAIL

GAMBLING (See PD 1602)

GRAVE SCANDAL (Art. 200)

Arresto mayor and public censure Bail Not Required

Arresto mayor and public censure

Bail Not Required

HABITUAL Deliquency (Art. 62, sub-Par. 5)

 

In addition to the penalty for the last crime committed but the total penalty shall not exceed 30 years

In addition to the bail for the last crime committed but the total amount shall not exceed

P60,000.00

- Upon a third conviction [Sub-Par.5(a)]

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

- Upon a fourth conviction [Sub-Par. 5(b)]

Prision mayor minimum and medium

P20,000.00

Upon a fifth or additional conviction [Sub-Par. 5 (c)]

-

Prision mayor maximum to reclusion temporal minimum

P30,000.00

HOMICIDE (Art. 249)

 
 

Reclusion temporal

P40,000.00

-

Frustrated

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

Homicide where victim is under 12 years of age. See RA 7610

Reclusion perpetua

No Bail

Homicide, reckless imprudence resulting in (Art. 365, See Imprudence)

   

IMMORAL doctrines, obscene publications and exhibitions, and indecent shows (Art. 201 as amended by PDs 960 and 969)

Prision mayor and/or fine from P6,000.00 to

P24,000.00

P12,000.00

IMPORTATION, Sale or disposition of articles or merchandise of gold, silver or other precious metals or their alloys, with stamps, brands, or marks which fail to indicate actual fineness or quality of said metals or their alloys (Art. 187)

 

Prision correccional and/or fine from P200.00 to

P12,000.00

P1,000.00

IMPOSSIBLE CRIME (Art. 59)

 

Arresto mayor or fine from P200.00 to P500.00

Bail Not Required

IMPRUDENCE. Reckless (Art. 365, 1st Par.)

If the act would have constituted a grave felony (1st phrase)

-

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional medium

P10,000.00

If act would have constituted a less grave felony (2nd phrase)

-

Arresto mayor minimum and medium

Bail Not Required

If act would have constituted a light felony (3rd phrase)

-

Arresto menor maximum

Bail Not Required

Reckless imprudence causing damage to property (3rd Par.)

-

Fine ranging from the value of the damage to 3 times such value but in no case be less than P25.00

One fourth (1/4) of the value of the damage but to exceed P30,000.00, except when covered by the rule on summary procedure

-

Reckless imprudence resulting in homicide and

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P30,000.00 (regardless of the number of deceased victims)

with violation of motor vehicle, (6th Par., No. 2)

Failure of offender to lend a hand on the spot to his victim (last Par.)

-

One degree higher than the above penalties

Bail corresponding to the applicable penalty mentioned above

IMPRUDENCE, Simple (Art. 365, 2nd Par.)

If act would have constituted grave felony (1st phrase)

-

Arresto mayor medium and maximum

Bail Not Required

If act would have constituted a less serious felony (2nd phrase)

-

Arresto mayor minimum

Bail Not Required

Simple imprudence causing damage to property (3rd Par.)

-

Fine ranging from the value of the damge to 3 times such value but in no case be less than P25.00

One fourth (1/4) of the value of the damage but to exceed P30,000.00, except when covered by the rule on summary procedure

If act would have constituted a light felony (Art. 365, 4th Par.)

-

Fine not exceeding P200.00 and censure

Bail Not Required

-

Simple imprudence resulting to homicide and

   

with violation of Automobile Law (Art. 365, 6th Par., No. 2)

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P30,000.00

Failure of offender to lend a hand on the spot to his victim (Art. 365, last Par.)

-

One degree higher than the above penalties

Bail corresponding to the penalty

INCRIMINATING INNOCENT PERSON (Art. 363)

 

Arresto mayor

Bail Not Required

INFANTICIDE (Art. 255 as amended by R.A. 7659)

 

If circumstances of parricide/murder be present (1st Par.)

Reclusion perpetua to death

No Bail

- Frustrated

Reclusion temporal

P200,000.00

- Attempted

Prision mayor

P120,000.00

If crime be committed by the mother to conceal her dishonor (2nd Par., 1st phrase)

Prision mayor medium and maximum

P120,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision correccional maximum to prision mayor minimum

P80,000.00

- Attempted

Prision correccional minimum and medium

P50,000.00

If committed by maternal grandparents of child to conceal mother's dishonor (2nd Par., 2nd phrase)

Reclusion temporal

P200,000.00

- Frustrated

Prision mayor

P120,000.00

- Attempted

Prison correccional

P60,000.00

INSOLVENCY, Fraudulent (Art. 314)

- If accused is a merchant

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

- If accused is not a merchant

Prision correccional maximum to prision mayor medium

P20,000.00

INTRIGUING AGAINST HONOR (Art. 364)

 

Arresto menor or fine not exceeding P200.00

Bail Not Required

INVOLUNTARY Servitude (Art. 274)

 

Arresto mayor maximum to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

   

AMOUNT OF

FELONY/OFFENSE

PENALTY

BAIL

JUDGES, crimes committed by

Knowingly rendering unjust judgment (art. 204)

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

   

Bail Not

Unjust judgment thru negligence (Art. 205)

Arresto mayor

Required

   

Bail Not

Unjust interlocutory order (Art. 206)

Arresto mayor minimum

Required

Malicious delay in the administration of justice (Art. 207)

Prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

Usurpation or obstruction by a judge of executive functions (Art. 240)

Arresto mayor medium to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

KIDNAPPING (Art. 267, 1st Par., as amended by R.A. 7659)

 

Reclusion perpetua to death

No Bail

- Frustrated

Reclusion temporal

P200,000.00

- Attempted

Prision mayor

P120,000.00

If kidnapping is for ransom (2nd Par.); or if victim is killed or dies, is raped or tortured (3rd Par.)

Death

No Bail

LIBEL by means of writing or similar means (Art. 355)

 
 

Prision correccional minimum and medium and/or fine from P200.00 to P6,000.00

P10,000.00

Threatening to publish a libel or offering to prevent libelous publication for compensation (Art. 356)

Arresto mayor and/or fine from P200.00 to

Bail Not

P2,000.00

Required

Publishing facts connected with the private life of another and offensive to the honor, virtue and reputation of said person (Art. 357)

Arresto mayor and/or fine from P200.00 to

Bail Not

P2,000.00

Required

MALICIOUS MISCHIEF

Special cases of malicious mischief (Art. 328)

   

-

If value of damage exceeds P1,000.00 (No. 1)

Prision correccional minimum and medium

P10,000.00

If value of damage is over P200.00 but does not exceed P1,000.00 (No. 2)

-

 

Bail Not

Arresto mayor

Required

If value of damage does not exceed P200.00 (No. 3)

-

 

Bail Not

Arresto menor

Required

Other Mischief (Art. 329)

   

Bail Not

-

If value of damage exceeds P1,000.00 (No. 1)

Arresto mayor medium and maximum

Required

If value of damage is over P200.00 but does not exceed P1,000.00 (No. 2)

-

 

Bail Not

Arresto mayor minimum and medium

Required

If the value of damage does not exceed P200.00 or cannot be estimated (No. 3)

-

Arresto menor of fine of not less than the value of the damage and not more than

P200.00

Bail Not

Required

Damage and obstruction to means of communication (Art. 330)

 

Damaging railway, telegraph/telephone lines (1st Par.)

-

Prision correccional medium and maximum

P12,000.00

If damage results in derailment of cars, collision or other accident (2nd Par.)

-

Prision mayor

P24,000.00

Destroying or damaging statues, public monuments or paintings (Art. 331)

 

-Destroying/damaging statues or other useful or ornamental public monument (1st Par.)

Arresto mayor medium to prision correccional minimum

P6,000.00

-Destroying/damaging useful or ornamental painting of a public nature (2nd Par.)

Arresto menor and/or fine not exceeding

Bail Not

P200.00

Required

MALTREATMENT (Art. 266)

 

Arresto menor minimum or fine not exceeding P50.00

Bail Not

Required

Maltreatment of prisoner (Art. 235)

Prision correccional medium to prision mayor minimum

P16,000.00

MALVERSATION (Art. 217)

If the amount involved does not exceed P200.00 (No. 1)