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Republic Act No. 8177
AN ACT DESIGNATING DEATH BY LETHAL INJECTION AS THE METHOD OF CARRYING OUT CAPITAL PUNISHMENT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE 81 OF THE REVISED PENAL CODE, AS AMENDED BY SECTION 24 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7659.
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8177
Sec. 2. Persons already sentenced by judgment, which has become final and executory, who are waiting to undergo the death penalty by electrocution or gas poisoning shall be under the coverage of the provisions of this Act upon its effectivity. Their sentences shall be automatically modified for this purpose.
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Sec. 3. Implementing Rules. — The Secretary of Justice in coordination with the Secretary of Health and the Bureau of Corrections shall, within thirty (30) days from the effectivity of this Act, promulgate the rules to implement its provisions.chanrobles virtual law library
Sec. 4. Repealing Clause. — All laws, presidential decrees and issuances, executive orders, rules and regulations or parts thereof inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.chan robles virtual law library
5. Effectivity. — This
Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the
Gazette or in at least two (2) national newspapers of general
whichever comes earlier. Publication shall not be later than ten (10)
after the approval thereof.
Approved: March 20, 1996
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