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Republic Act No. 0010

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Republic of the Philippines
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 0010
AN ACT PENALIZING USURPATION OF PUBLIC AUTHORITY




Section 1.[edit]

Any person who, with or without pretense of official position, shall perform any act pertaining to the Government, or to any person in authority or public officer, without being lawfully entitled to do so, shall be punished with imprisonment for not less than two years nor more than ten years.

Section 2.[edit]

This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: August 5, 1946

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