REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10910 - AN ACT INCREASING THE PRESCRIPTIVE PERIOD FOR VIOLATIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3019, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “ANTI-GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT’, FROM FIFTEEN (15) YEARS TO TWENTY (20) YEARS, AMENDING SECTION II THEREOF
S. No. 2422 H. No. 4146 ; Manila Bulletin and Philippine Star (August 01, 2016)
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10910, July 21, 2016
AN ACT INCREASING THE PRESCRIPTIVE PERIOD FOR VIOLATIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3019, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “ANTI-GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT’, FROM FIFTEEN (15) YEARS TO TWENTY (20) YEARS, AMENDING SECTION II THEREOF
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:chanRoblesvirtualLawlibrary
Section 1. Section 11 of Republic Act No. 3019, as amended, otherwise known as the “Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act”, is hereby further amended to read as follows:
“Sec. 11. Prescription of Offenses. – All offenses punishable under this Act shall prescribe in twenty years.”Sec. 2. Separability Clause. – Should any provision of this Act be declared invalid, the remaining provisions shall continue to be valid and subsisting.
Sec. 3. Repealing Clause. – All laws, executive orders, or administrative orders, rules and regulations or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Act are hereby amended, repealed or modified accordingly.
Sec. 4. Effectivity. – This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.
|(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR. |
Speaker of the House
|(Sgd.) FRANKLIN M. DRILON |
President of the Senate
Senate Bill No. 2422, which was approved by the Senate on May 25, 2015, was adopted as an amendment to House Bill No. 4146 by the House of Representatives on May 23, 2016.
|(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP |
House of Representatives
|(Sgd.) OSCAR G. YABES |
Secretary of the Senate
President of the Philippines
Without the signature of the President
In accordance with Article VI, Section
27 (1) of the Constitution