Article III: - Page 3 of 3

Bill of Rights

(The 1987 Constitution of the Republic of the Philippines)

Section 20

No person shall be imprisoned for debt or non-payment of a poll tax.

Section 21

No person shall be twice put in jeopardy of punishment for the same offense.  If an act is punished by a law and an ordinance, conviction or acquittal under either shall constitute a bar to another prosecution for the same act.

Section 22

No ex post facto law or bill of attainder shall be enacted.

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