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NEW PERJURY LAW HAS STIFFER PENALTY — GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon welcomed the enactment into law of a measure increasing the penalties for those people who are found to commit perjury or make false testimony under oath before the court or other legal proceedings. Gordon, who chairs the Senate justice and human rights committee, hailed the signing of Republic Act (RA) 11594 which […]

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IMPOSE HIGHER PENALTIES FOR PERJURY – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon, chairman of the Blue Ribbon Committee, expressed confidence that the proposed higher penalties for the crime of perjury will deter persons from imputing or incriminating other individuals. During the amendment period for Senate Bill No. 1354 which seeks to give more teeth to the Revised Penal Code provisions for perjury and false […]

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INCREASE PENALTY FOR PERJURY – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon said the Committee on Justice and Human Rights, which he chairs, has approved bills proposing to increase the penalty for the crime of perjury to ensure that the justice system will be respected and no one will mock it. During the committee hearing conducted recently, Gordon pointed out that offenders are not […]

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AUDIO RECORD OF GCTA BUYING MAY LEAD TO PERJURY CASE – GORDON

Senator Dick Gordon, Chairman of the Senate Committees on Accountability of Public Officers and Investigations (Blue Ribbon), and Justice and Human Rights said the recorded telephone conversation between Yolanda Camilon, witness on the alleged good conduct time allowance (GCTA) for sale racket at the New Bilibid Prison (NBP), and Correctional Officer III Veronica Buño could […]