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Vagrants And Prostitutes

ART. 202

Who are considered VAGRANTS:
1. Those who have no apparent means of subsistence and who have the physical
   ability to work yet neglect to apply themselves to some useful calling;
2. Persons found loitering around public and semi-public places without
   visible means of support;
3. Persons tramping or wandering around the country or the streets with no
   visible means of support;
4. Idle or dissolute persons lodging in houses of ill-fame;
5. Ruffians or pimps and those who habitually associate with prostitutes
   (may include even the rich); and
6. Persons found loitering in inhabited or uninhabited places belonging to
   others, without any lawful or justifiable reason, provided the act does
   not fall within any otherarticle of the RPC

PROSTITUTES - women who habitually(not just 1 man) indulge in sexual
intercourse or lascivious conduct for money or profit (If a man indulges
in the same conduct, the crime committed is vagrancy.)

DISSOLUTE – lax, unrestrained, immoral (includes maintainer of house of prostitution)

RUFFIANS – brutal, violent, lawless

Any person found wandering in an estate belonging to another whether public
or private without any lawful purpose also commits vagrancy, unless his acts
constitutes some other crime in the Revised Penal Code.

If fenced and with prohibition of entry - Trespass to dwelling

If fenced and entered to hunt/fish - Attempted theft

If not fenced and with no prohibition of entry - Vagrancy

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