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RULE 127 - PROVISIONAL REMEDIES IN CRIMINAL CASES

 
Section  1.  Availability  of  provisional  remedies.  –  The  provisional remedies  in  civil  actions,  insofar  as  they  are  applicable,  may  be availed of in connection with the civil action deemed instituted with the criminal action.
 
Sec. 2. Attachment. – When the civil action is properly instituted in the criminal action as provided in Rule 111, the offended party may have  the  property  of  the  accused  attached  as  security  for  the satisfaction  of  any  judgment  that  may  be  recovered  from  the accused in the following cases:
 
(a) When the accused is about to abscond from the Philippines;
 
(b)  When  the  criminal  action  is  based  on  a  claim  for  money  or property embezzled or fraudulently misapplied or converted to the use of the accused who is a public officer, officer of a corporation, attorney,  factor,  broker,  agent  or  clerk,  in  the  course  of  his employment as such, or by any other person in a fiduciary capacity, or for a willful violation of duty;

(c)  When the accused has  concealed, removed, or disposed of his property, or is about to do so; and
 
(d) When the accused resides outside the Philippines.

 

WHEN  CAN  THE  OFFENDED  PARTY  HAVE  THE  PROPERTY  OF  THE ACCUSED  ATTACH  WHEN  A  CIVIL  ACTION  IS  INSTITUTED  WITH THE CRIMINAL ACTION?

>     When the accused is about to abscond from the Philippines;
>     When  the  criminal  action  is  based  on  a  claim  for  money  or property embezzled or fraudulently misapplied or converted to the use of the accused who is a public officer, officer of a corporation, attorney,  factor,  broker,  agent  or  clerk,  in  the  course  of  his employment  as  such,  or  by  any  other  person  in  a  fiduciary capacity, or for a willful violation of duty;
>     When  the  accused  has  concealed,  removed,  or  disposed  of  his property, or is about to do so; and 

>     When the accused resides outside the Philippines. 


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