Category Archives: Definitions

Definition of Cottage Industry

Section 11 of R.A. No. 3470, approved on June 16, 1962, defined cottage industry as an “economic activity in a small scale which is carried on mainly in the homes or in other places for profit and which is mainly … Continue reading

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The glaring absence of maliciousness in the assailed portion of the news article subject of this case negates the existence of probable cause that libel has been committed by the accused

Libel is defined as a public and malicious imputation of a crime, or of a vice or defect, real or imaginary, or any act, omission, condition, status or circumstance tending to discredit or cause the dishonor or contempt of a … Continue reading

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Definition and elements of libel

Libel is defined as a public and malicious imputation of a crime, or of a vice or defect, real or imaginary, or any act, omission, condition, status or circumstance tending to discredit or cause the dishonor or contempt of a … Continue reading

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Definition and admissibility of admission

Finally, as to whether respondent’s assent to the initial partition agreement serves as an admission against interest, in that the respondent is deemed to have admitted the existence of co-ownership between him and petitioner, we rule in the negative. An … Continue reading

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Article 13(b) of the Labor Code, defines “recruitment and placement”; what constitute illegal recruitment?

Article 13(b) of the Labor Code, defines “recruitment and placement” as referring: xxx to any act of canvassing, enlisting, contracting, transporting, utilizing, hiring, or procuring workers, and includes referrals, contract services, promising or advertising for employment, locally or abroad, whether … Continue reading

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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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The meaning and scope of equal protection; when the classification of the subjects of legislation valid?

In City of Manila v. Laguio, Jr.,[17] this Court expounded the meaning and scope of equal protection, thus: Equal protection requires that all persons or things similarly situated should be treated alike, both as to rights conferred and responsibilities imposed. … Continue reading

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