Practice Relating to Rule 100. Fair Trial Guarantees
Section M. Right to appeal
The Philippines’ Revised Rules of Criminal Procedure (2000), in the rule dealing with the rights of the accused at trial, states:
In all criminal prosecutions, the accused shall be entitled to the following rights:
(i) To appeal in all cases allowed and in the manner prescribed by law.
The Philippines’ Rule on Juveniles in Conflict with the Law (2002) states:
Sec. 26. Duty of the Family Court to Protect the Rights of the Juvenile. – In all criminal proceedings in the Family Court, the judge shall ensure the protection of the following rights of the juvenile in conflict with the law:
i) To appeal in all cases allowed and in the manner prescribed by law.