De Lima laments denial of time allowance for reformed convicts

MANILA, Philippines --- Sen. Leila De Lima on Sunday lamented how corruption and abuse deprived reformed convicts the opportunity to earn time allowances based on good conduct. De Lima made the remark following the revision of the implementing rules and regulationS (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10592 --- the law that increases the time slashed from the prison term of convicts for good behavior. READ:DOJ, DILG complete, sign revised IRR of GCTA law "I hope in my heart that the new IRR is meant to be a temporary solution to prevent irreversible damage caused by the 'GCTA-for-sale' fiasco that hounded this administration," De Lima said in a statement. "It is very unfortunate that corrupti...

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