• Capital Punishment
    party to the U.N. International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (whose Article 6.5 also states that "Sentence of death shall not be imposed for crimes committed by persons below eighteen years of age..."). In Japan, the minimum age for the death penalty is 18 as mandated by the...
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  • Blahblah
    Persons and Family Relations Reviewer Vena V. Verga PERSONS AND FAMILY RELATIONS REVIEWER CIVIL CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES (R.A. 386) Art 1. This Act shall be known as the Civil Code of the Philippines E.O. 48 of March 20, 1947 Roxas Code Commission Dr. George Bacobo (chairman) Prohibitory Laws...
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  • Divorce Bill in the Philippines
    known as the Family Code of the Philippines, is hereby amended to read as follows:             "TITLE II [LEGAL SEPARATION] DIVORCE."             SEC. 2. Articles 55 to 67 of the same Code are hereby amended to read as follows:             "Art. 55. A petition for [legal separation] DIVORCE may be...
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  • Comparative Analysis of the Family Code and Code of Muslim Personal Laws on Marriage, Legal Separation and Islamic Divorce in the Philippines
    civil contract but a social institution. Its nature, consequences and incidents are governed by this Code and the Shari'a and not subject to stipulation, except that 3 Familly Code of the Philippines, Article I Andres C. Soguilon JD-1 Page 3 Comparative Analysis of the Family Code...
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  • Succession Bar
    Philippine law, pursuant to Article 1039 and the second paragraph of Article 16, both of the Civil Code. Article 1039, Civil Code, provides that capacity to succeed shall be governed by the "law of the nation" of the decedent, i.e.. his national law. Article 16 provides in paragraph two that the amount of...
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  • Capital Punishment
    of China (excluding Hong Kong and Macau) · Europe · India · Iran · Iraq · Japan · New Zealand ·Pakistan· Philippines · Russia · Singapore · Taiwan · United Kingdom · United States Execution for drug-related offences Main article: Capital punishment for drug trafficking Some countries that retain...
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  • Kent
    of sari-sari store in Rosario, Cavite, for the main reason of informal financiers exist because of the strong demand for them. The judicial or extra judicial impose under and subject to the provision of article 1169 of civil code stipulates that in the absence of any written contract between the...
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  • Capital Punishment
    Macau) · Europe · India · Iran · Iraq · Japan · New Zealand ·Pakistan· Philippines · Russia · Singapore · Taiwan · United Kingdom · United States Execution for drug-related offences Main article: Capital punishment for drug trafficking Some countries that retain the death penalty for murder and...
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  • Family Code of the Philippines
    personally before the local civil registrar, the marriage may 8 9 FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES be solemnized without necessity of a marriage license. (72a) Art. 29. In the cases provided for in the two preceding articles, the solemnizing officer shall state in an affidavit executed before...
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  • Divorce Bill
    period, starting from 1917 (under Act No. 2710 enacted by the Philippine Legislature), and during the Japanese occupation (under Executive Order No. 141) and after, until 1950. It was only on August 30, 1950, when the New Civil Code took effect, that divorce was disallowed under Philippine law. Only...
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  • Philippine Family Law
    girl, mother. She stinks but she doesn't talk back." Crimes were defined and penalized by Spain's Codigo Penal, the precursor of our Revised Penal Code. But the more pervasive and encompassing was the Codigo Civil, which took effect 1889 in Spain and was enforced throughout the Philippine islands...
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  • Case
    Appeals’ Ruling              The Court of Appeals found no conflict between Article 370 of the Civil Code[9] and Section 5(d) of RA 8239.[10] The Court of Appeals held that for passport application and issuance purposes, RA 8239 limits the instances when a married woman applicant may exercise the...
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  • Treatise
    greater number. Private rights, as always, must yield to public interest, national security, and public policy. References: 1987 Philippine Constitution: Article III, V. New Civil Code: Article 32. Aberca v. Ver, 160 SCRA 590, 601 (15 April 1988). Cojuangco v. CA, G.R. 119398, 2 July 1999...
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  • Intellectual Property
    quasi-delict, which falls under Article 2176 of the Civil Code. In addition, DOLE states that if there were no actionable wrongs committed under Philippine law, the courts a quo should have dismissed the civil cases on the ground that the Amended Joint-Complaints of NAVIDA, et al., and ABELLA, et al...
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  • Decriminalizing Libel
    against decriminalizing libel and Corresponding Rebuttals 14 VI. Conclusion 18 VII. Bibliography 20 VIII. Appendix 22 I. Definition of Libel The Revised Penal code of the Republic of the Philippines defined libel in Title 13 Chapter 1 in Article 353 as: “A public and...
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  • Sample Demand Letter Legal
    TWENTY CENTAVOS ( PHP 78, 180.20). Hereto attached is the summary of expenses incurred for your perusal. Article 1173 of the Civil Code of the Philippines defines negligence as “the omission of that degree of diligence which is required by the nature of the obligation and corresponding to the...
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  • Breach
    incurred for breach of promise to marry, but he is liable for violation of Article 21 of the Civil Code of the Philippines, to wit: 3. JUANA IS ENTITLED FOR DAMAGES ARISING FROM SOURCES OTHER THAN THE BREACH OF PROMISE. As stated in the preceding argument, this is not a case of mere...
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  • Family Code of the Philippines Faqs
    Filipino spouse, which divorce is void because divorce is not allowed in the Philippines, and a Filipino citizen is governed by his nationality law which follows him wherever he goes. (Article 15, Civil Code). 2.  To a divorce obtained by a former Filipino citizen who had been naturalized in another country after his naturalization....
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  • Course syllabus of Politics and Governance
    of the people to improve the supreme law of the land based on a dynamic society. 4 Midterm Examination 1 H. Articles of Civil Liberties 1. Article III: Bill of Rights 2. Article IV. Citizenship 3. Article V. Suffrage 4. Article XIII. Human Rights 5. Article...
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  • Philippine Civil Code: Obligations - General Provisions
    BA 161 Obligations and Contracts Midterm Summary: Title I – OBLIGATIONS Chapter 1: General Provisions Definition Article 1156. An obligation is a juridical necessity to give, to do, or not to do. (n) Sources of obligation Article 1157. Obligations arise from (1) Law; (2) Contracts...
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