Estafa by postdating a check
“Light felonies are those infractions of law or the commission of which the penalty of A fine, whether imposed as a single or as an alternative penalty, shall be considered an afflictive penalty, if it exceeds One million two hundred thousand (₱1,200,000); a correctional penalty, if it does not exceed One million two hundred thousand pesos (₱1,200,000) but is not less than Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000); and a light penalty, if it be less than Forty thousand pesos (₱40,000).” Section 3.
“Less gave felonies are those which the law punishes with penalties which in their maximum period are correctional in accordance with abovementioned article.
Any person who shall maliciously publish or cause to be published any official resolution or document without proper authority or before they have been published officially; or “4.
Any person who within any town or public place, shall discharge any firearm, rocket, firecracker, or other explosives calculated to cause alarm or danger; “2.
“The words ‘obligation or security of the Philippines’ shall mean all bonds, certificates of indebtedness, national bank notes, coupons, Philippine notes, treasury notes, fractional notes, certificates of deposit, bills, checks, or drafts for money, drawn by or upon authorized officers of the Philippines, and other representatives of value, of whatever denomination, which have been or may be issued under any act of Congress. By in its maximum period and a fine not to exceed one million pesos (₱1,000,000), if the falsified or altered documents is a circulating note issued by any banking association duly authorized by law to issue the same. By in its minimum period and a fine not to exceed Four hundred thousand pesos (₱400,000), when the forged or altered document is a circulating note or bill issued by a foreign bank duly authorized therefor.” Section 23.
Article 167 of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows: “Art. Any person who shall forge, import or utter, in connivance with the forgers or importers, any instrument payable to order or other document of credit not payable to bearer, shall suffer the penalties of in its medium and maximum periods and a fine not exceeding one million two hundred thousand pesos (₱1,200,000).” Section 24.
Grave felonies are those to which the law attaches the capital punishment or penalties which in any of their periods are afflictive, in accordance with Article 25 of this Code.
5513 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Seventeenth Congress First Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fifth day of July, two thousand sixteen.