2 months Roxas claims no drastic changes made on GCTA law during his tenure Roxas claims no drastic changes made on GCTA law during his tenure
By Czarina Nicole Ong-Ki Former Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas has maintained that there were no drastic changes made in the provisions of Republic Act No. 10592 regarding the release of inmates during his term. Mar Roxas(KJ ROSALES / MANILA BULLETIN) R.A. 10592 provided that the computation of preventive imprisonment for purpose of immediate release shall be the actual period of detention with good conduct time allowance (GCTA). However, recidivists, habitual delinquents, escapees and persons charged with heinous crimes are excluded from the law. During the terms of Roxas and Senator Leila De Lima who ... more