[In the news] Senators disagree on lowering age of criminal liability -CNN Philippines

Senators disagree on lowering age of criminal liability

Senators are divided on the move to lower the age of criminal liability, even as Senate President Tito Sotto maintained that majority of the upper chamber’s members are in favor of the move.

Sotto said senators would only have to discuss the minimum age it would be lowered to.

“But the important thing is that we all agreed that it should be lower and they should be held accountable,” Sotto told reporters Monday after the House Justice panel passed a bill lowering the age of criminal responsibility to nine from 15 years old.

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