B.P. Blg. 71, AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING ARTICLE 310 OF THE REVISED PENAL CODE
BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 71
AN ACT FURTHER AMENDING ARTICLE 310 OF THE REVISED PENAL CODE
Section 1. Article 310 of the Revised Penal Code, as amended, is further amended to read as follows:
“Article 310. Qualified theft. – The crime of theft shall be punished by the penalties next higher by two degrees than those respectively specified in the next preceding article, if committed by a domestic servant, or with grave abuse of confidence, or if the property stolen is motor vehicle, mail matter or large cattle or consists of coconuts taken from the premises of a plantation, fish taken from a fishpond or fishery or if property is taken on the occasion of fire, earthquake, typhoon, volcanic eruption, or any other calamity, vehicular accident or civil disturbance.”
Section 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved, May 1, 1980.