Commission of rebellion

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(Eng. Law) a process of contempt issued on the nonappearance of a defendant, - now abolished.
- Wharton.

See also: Rebellion

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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First, ML facilitates the speedy apprehension of suspected rebels because, after ML is validly proclaimed, the commission of rebellion as a continuing crime in Mindanao becomes a fact that an arresting officer need not prove to make warrantless arrests (Umil vs Ramos, July 9, 1990).
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