Practice Relating to Rule 91. Corporal Punishment
The Philippines’ Rule on Juveniles in Conflict with the Law (2002) states:
Sec. 4. Definitions.– As used in this Rule,
(q) Corporal punishment is any kind of physical punishment inflicted on the body as distinguished from pecuniary punishment or fine.
Sec. 30. Guiding Principles in Judging the Juvenile.– Subject to the provisions of the Revised Penal Code, as amended, and other special laws, the judgment against a juvenile in conflict with the law shall be guided by the following principles:
3. No corporal punishment shall be imposed.