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[ Acts No. 4002, December 05, 1932 ]

AN ACT TO PUNISH MINORS FOR DISRESPECT AND DISOBEDIENCE TO THEIR PARENTS, GUARDIANS OR PERSONS HAVING CHARGE OF THEM.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Legislature assembled and by the authority of the same:

SECTION 1. Any minor guilty of disrespect and disobedience to his parents, guardians or persons having charge of such minor shall be punished by arresto menor in its minimum degree.

If he be less than eighteen years of age, the provisions of article eighty of Act Numbered Thirty-eight hundred and fifteen, known as the Revised Penal Code, shall be observed.

SEC. 2. No action shall be instituted for violation of this Act except upon a complaint signed and filed by the aggrieved parents, guardians or persons having charge of the minor.

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect on its approval.

Approved, December 5, 1932.

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