P.D. No. 1110_a : PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES and CODES : CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 1110-A
PENALIZING ANY ATTEMPT ON, OR CONSPIRACY AGAINST, THE LIFE OF THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES, ANY MEMBER OF HIS CABINET, OR THEIR FAMILIES
WHEREAS, prevailing circumstances require that the Chief Executive of the Republic of the Philippines, the members of the cabinet, and their families, be given ample protection against lawless elements who may attempt on, or conspire against their lives;
WHEREAS, the maintenance of peace and order and national security depends greatly on the security of the lives of our national leaders; and
WHEREAS, as a deterrent, it is necessary to impose a heavier penalty for any attempt on or conspiracy against the life of the Chief Executive, that of any member of his family, or against the life of any member of his cabinet or that of any member of his family.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order and decree:
Section 1. Any person who shall attempt on, or conspire against, the life of the Chief Executive of the Republic of the Philippines, that of any member of his family, or against the life of any member of his cabinet or that of any member of the latter's family, shall suffer the penalty of death.
Sec. 2. Any provision of law, decree, proclamation or executive order inconsistent with this decree is hereby repealed, revised or modified accordingly.
Sec. 3. This Decree shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 29th day of March in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-seven.