Category Archives: Acts of Lasciviousness

Definition and penalty of lascivious conduct

It is undisputed that at the time of the commission of the sexual abuse, VVV was ten (10) years old. This calls for the application of R.A. No. 7610, or “The Special Protection of Children Against Child Abuse, Exploitation and … Continue reading

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Acts of lasciviousness defined and its elements enumerated

Appellant was charged with violation of Article 336 of the Revised Penal Code, as amended, in relation to Section 5(b), Article III of Republic Act No. 7610. These provisions state: Art. 336. Acts of lasciviousness. — Any person who shall … Continue reading

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The elements of the crime of acts lasciviousness

The elements of the crime of acts lasciviousness are: (1) that the offender commits any act of lasciviousness or lewdness; (2) that it is done: (a) by using force and intimidation or (b) when the offended party is deprived of … Continue reading

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Definition of children and child abuse

Section 3 of RA 7610 provides as follows:  “SEC. 3. Definition of Terms. — (a)           “Children” refers to person below eighteen (18) years of age or those over but are unable to fully take care of themselves or protect themselves … Continue reading

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