Pangilinan Law - updates

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Duterte still unaware of 2013 amendment to Pangilinan law

Oct 20, 2017 - 10:41 AM

The President still does not have his facts right when it comes to the amended Juvenile Justice Act of 2006. It's unclear if Duterte was told about the amendment but ignored or forgot about it.

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, in his speech during the 43rd Philippine Business Conference (PBC) and Expo concluding ceremony at the Manila Hotel on October 19, 2017, reiterates his vow to eliminate corruption in government, purge the country of illegal drugs and deal with the enemies of the state. ROBINSON NIÑAL JR./PRESIDENTIAL PHOTO

FACT CHECK: Duterte misinformed that child offenders can just 'go home'

Apr 04, 2017 - 8:30 AM

The President s remarks before the boy scouts show he wasn t aware the Pangilinan Law was amended in 2013 allowing child offenders aged 12 to 15 to be detained in youth centers

CRIMINAL LIABILITY. President Rodrigo Duterte pushes for lowering minimum age of criminal responsibility before 4- to 10-year-old kids. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

Duterte talks to kids about 'generations' of criminals

Apr 03, 2017 - 6:12 PM

The President blasts the Pangilinan Law which puts the age of criminal responsibility at 15 and pushes for lowering it to 9

President Rodrigo Duterte President during his formal investiture as Chief Scout of the Boy Scout of the Philippines at the Malacanang Palace in Manila on Monday. Photo by Lito Boras/Rappler

Alvarez to Pangilinan, Aquino: Bill seeks to rehabilitate child offenders

Jul 09, 2016 - 3:44 PM

Davao del Norte 1st District Representative Bebot Alvarez says House Bill No 2 seeks to prevent the exploitation of young Filipinos by criminal syndicates

CLARIFICATION. Davao del Norte 1st District Representative Bebot Alvarez defends his bill after Senators Francis Pangilinan and Bam Aquino issued warnings against it.

Congressmen want 9-year-old kids charged for crimes

Jul 06, 2016 - 4:24 PM

UPDATED Davao del Norte 1st district s Pantaleon Alvarez and Capiz 2nd district s Fredenil Castro file an accompanying bill seeking to restore the death penalty

YOUNGER CRIMINALS? Two lawmakers are pushing to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 to 9 years old. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP