What are the prohibited acts in the flag code?
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Also to know is, what is RA 8491 all about?
Republic Act No. 8491 otherwise known as the Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines states that reverence and respect shall at all times be accorded the flag, the anthem, and other national symbols which embody the national ideals and which express the principles of sovereignty and national solidarity.
Furthermore, what is Republic No 8491? REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8491. AN ACT PRESCRIBING THE CODE OF THE NATIONAL FLAG, ANTHEM, MOTTO, COAT-OF-ARMS AND OTHER HERALDIC ITEMS AND DEVICES OF THE PHILIPPINES. Be it enacted by the Senate and Home of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: SECTION 1.
Furthermore, what are the provisions of RA 8491?
RA 8491 aims, among others, to promote or sustain “reverence and respect for the Filipino flag, the national anthem and other national symbol, which embody national ideals and traditions.” Thus, under Section 34 of said law, it is stated that it is prohibited to “mutilate, deface, defile, trample on or cast contempt or
What are the penalty imposed for violating RA 8491?
Penalties stated in the code for any person that violates any of the provisions of RA 8491 shall, upon conviction, be punished by a fine of not less than P5,000 but not more than P20,000, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both such fine and imprisonment, at the discretion of the court.