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When the offender is a minor under 18 years, the penalty next lower than that prescribed by law shall be imposed, but always in the proper period

the law prescribing the death penalty when rape is committed against a child below seven (7) years old[141]applies. The following, however, calls for the reduction of the penalty: (1) the prohibition against the imposition of the penalty of death in … Continue reading

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