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RA 4200 Anti-Wiretapping Law



It shall be unlawful for any person, not being authorized by all the parties to any private communication or spoken word,to tap any wire or cable, or by using any other device or arrangement, to secretly overhear, intercept, or record such communication or spoken word by
using a device commonly known as a dictaphone or dictagraph or dictaphone or walkie-talkie
or tape recorder, or however otherwise described


It shall also be unlawful for any person, be he a participant or not in the act
or acts penalized in the next preceding sentence, to knowingly possess any tape
record, wire record, disc record, or any other such record, or copies thereof,
of any communication or spoken word secured either before or after the effective date of
this Act in the manner prohibited by this law; or to replay the same for any
other person or persons; or to communicate the contents thereof, either verbally or in
writing, or to furnish transcriptions thereof, whether complete or partial, to any other person:

Provided, That the use of such record or any copies thereof as evidence in any civil,
criminal investigation or trial of offenses shall not be covered by this prohibition.


Any person who willfully or knowingly does or who shall aid, permit, or cause to be
done any of the acts declared to be unlawful in the preceding section or who violates
the provisions of the following section or of any order issued there under, or aids,
permits, or causes such violation shall, upon conviction thereof, be punished by 
imprisonment for not less than six months or more than six years and with the
accessory penalty of perpetual absolute disqualification from public office if the
offender be a public official at the time of the commission of the offense, and, if the
offender is an alien he shall be subject to deportation proceedings.

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