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SOURCE: Press and Public Affairs Bureau


House approves measure imposing stiffer penalties against child abusers on final reading
18-February-2020, 11:48:26 AM

To deter the exploitation of child abuse and further promote the best interest of the child, the House of Representatives under the leadership of Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano, recently approved on Third and Final Reading House Bill No. 137 or an act imposing stiffer penalties for child abuse, exploitation, and discrimination and amending for the purpose Republic Act No. 7610, otherwise known as the “Special Protection of Children Against Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act.”... Read More