Provisional dismissal

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A criminal case shall not be provisionally dismissed except with the express consent of the accused and with notice to the offended party.[1] The provisional dismissal of offenses punishable by imprisonment not exceeding six (6) years or a fine of any amount, or both, shall become permanent one (1) year after issuance of the order without the case having been revived. With respect to offenses punishable by imprisonment of more than six (6) years, their provisional dismissal shall become permanent two (2) years after issuance of the order without the case having been revived.[2]

References

  1. Rules of Court, Rule 117, Sec. 8
  2. Rules of Court, Rule 117, Sec. 8
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