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REPUBLIC ACT NOS. 10301 - 10400                  

  • Republic Act No. 10349

  • Republic Act No. 10351

  • Republic Act No. 10354

  • Republic Act No. 10355 - AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF JOSE B. LINGAD MEMORIAL GENERAL HOSPITAL IN SAN FERNANDO CITY, PAMPANGA FROM TWO HUNDRED FIFTY (250) TO FIVE HUNDRED (500), UPGRADING ITS SERVICES AND FACILITIES AND PROFESSIONAL HEALTH CARE,

  • Republic Act No. 10356 - AN ACT GRANTING PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP TO JESSIE JOSEPHINE COE LICHAUCO

  • Republic Act No. 10357 - AN ACT DECLARING SEPTEMBER 5 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL WORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE CITY OF NAGA PROVINCE OF CEBU TO BE KNOWN AS THE "CHARTER DAY OF THE CITY OF NAGA"

  • Republic Act No. 10358 - AN ACT DECLARING JULY 7 OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL WORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE CITY OF CARCAR, PROVINCE OF CEBU TO BE KNOWN AS THE "CITY OF CARCAR CHARTER DAY"

  • Republic Act No. 10359 - AN ACT DECLARING MARCH 26 OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL WORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU TO COMMEMORATE THE HISTORIC LIBERATION OF CEBU FROM THE JAPANESE OCCUPATION DURING WORLD WAR II

  • Republic Act No. 10361 - AN ACT INSTITUTING POLICIES FOR THE PROTECTION AND WELFARE OF DOMESTIC WORKERS

  • Republic Act No. 10360 - AN ACT CREATING THE PROVINCE OF DAVAO OCCIDENTAL

  • Republic Act No. 10362 - AN ACT CREATING AN ADDITIONAL REGIONAL TRIAL COURT BRANCH TO BE STATIONED IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF TRENTO, PROVINCE OF AGUSAN DEL SUR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (K) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, AS AMENDED, OTHER

  • Republic Act No. 10363 - AN ACT CREATING SEVEN (7) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED AT THE CITY OF MANDAUE, PROVINCE OF CEBU, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA BILANG 129, OTHERW

  • Republic Act No. 10364 - AN ACT EXPANDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9208, ENTITLED "AN ACT TO INSTITUTE POLICIES TO ELIMINATE TRAFFICKING IN PERSONS ESPECIALLY WOMEN AND CHILDREN, ESTABLISHING THE NECESSARY INSTITUTIONAL MECHANISMS FOR THE PROTECTION AND SUPPORT

  • Republic Act No. 10365 - AN ACT FURTHER STRENGTHENING THE ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING LAW, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9160, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING ACT OF 2001, AS AMENDED

  • Republic Act No. 10366 - AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS TO ESTABLISH PRECINCTS ASSIGNED TO ACCESSIBLE POLLING PLACES EXCLUSIVELY FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES AND SENIOR CITIZENS

  • Republic Act No. 10367 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR MANDATORY BIOMETRICS VOTER REGISTRATION

  • Republic Act No. 10368 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR REPARATION AND RECOGNITION OF VICTIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS DURING THE MARCOS REGIME, DOCUMENTATION OF SAID VIOLATIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • Republic Act No. 10369 - AN ACT RECONSTITUTING THE KALINGA ENGINEERING DISTRICT OFFICE IN THE PROVINCE OF KALINGA INTO TWO (2) REGULAR DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • Republic Act No. 10370 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SEPARATE MUNICIPAL CIRCUIT TRIAL COURT COMPRISING THE MUNICIPALITIES OF BUENAVISTA AND SAN LORENZO IN THE PROVINCE OF GUIMARAS AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • Republic Act No. 10371 - AN ACT CREATING AN ADDITIONAL REGIONAL TRIAL COURT BRANCH TO BE STATIONED IN THE CITY OF SIPALAY, PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (G) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE

  • Republic Act No. 10372 - AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8293, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES", AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • Republic Act No. 10373 - AN ACT GRANTING THE OLONGAPO ELECTRICITY DISTRIBUTION COMPANY, INC. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN A DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF ELECTRIC POWER TO THE END-USERS IN THE CITY OF OLO

  • Republic Act No. 10374 - AN ACT EXTENDING THE LIFE OF THE LAND BANK OF THE PHILIPPINES, FURTHER AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3844. OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "AGRICULTURAL LAND REFORM CODE". AS AMENDED

  • Republic Act No. 10375 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE MOUNTAIN PROVINCE ISABELA ROAD TO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • Republic Act No. 10376 - AN ACT CONDONING THE INTEREST ON THE PAID PRINCIPAL ACCOUNT OF FUEL COMPENSATING CHARGE/INCREMENTAL COST CHARGE (FCC/ICC) OF THE ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE ELECTRIC COOPERATIVE. INC. (ZANECO) PAYABLE AND DUE TO THE NATIONAL POWER CORPOR

  • Republic Act No. 10377 - AN ACT TRANSFERRING THE LOCATION OF THE LA UNION SECOND DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE FROM NAGUILIAN, LA UNION TO AGOO, LA UNION, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9033

  • Republic Act No. 10378 - AN ACT RECOGNIZING THE PRINCIPLE OF RECIPROCITY AS BASIS FOR THE GRANT OF INCOME TAX EXEMPTIONS TO INTERNATIONAL CARRIERS AND RATIONALIZING OTHER TAXES IMPOSED THEREON BY AMENDING SECTIONS 28(A)(3)(a), 109, 118 AND 236 OF THE NAT

  • Republic Act No. 10379 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE MOUNTAIN PROVINCE SECOND DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE IN THE MOUNTAIN PROVINCE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • Republic Act No. 10380 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR LOCAL ABSENTEE VOTING FOR MEDIA

  • Republic Act No. 10381 - AN ACT CREATING THREE (3) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE METROPOLITAN TRIAL COURTS OF THE NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION TO BE STATIONED AT TAGUIG CITY, METRO MANILA, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 27 OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE

  • Republic Act No. 10382 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE TARLAC CITY SAN JOSE VIA TIBAG BURGOS ROAD IN THE CITY OF TARLAC AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN JOSE, PROVINCE OF TARLAC INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • Republic Act No. 10383 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE LANOT LOCTUGAN PANITAN BOUNDARY ROAD IN ROXAS CITY AND THE MUNICIPALITY OF PANITAN, PROVINCE OF CAPIZ INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • Republic Act No. 10384 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE EASTERN LINK CIRCUMFERENTIAL ROAD IN THE CITY OF BAGUIO TRAVERSING LOAKAN ROAD AND COUNTRY CLUB ROAD INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • Republic Act No. 10385 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE GEN. ORDOÑEZ AVENUE TRAVERSING BARANGAY MARIKINA HEIGHTS, BARANGAY CONCEPCION UNO, BARANGAY CONCEPCION DOS AND BARANGAY PARANG IN THE SECOND DISTRICT, CITY OF MARIKINA INTO A NATIONAL ROAD

  • Republic Act No. 10386 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE PURA VICTORIA ROAD IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF PURA AND VICTORIA, PROVINCE OF TARLAC INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • Republic Act No. 10387 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE DELGADO ROAD IN ILOILO CITY INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • Republic Act No. 10388 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) EXTENSION OFFICE LOCATED IN PANIQUI, TARLAC INTO A REGULAR LTO DISTRICT OFFICE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • Republic Act No. 10389 - AN ACT INSTITUTIONALIZING RECOGNIZANCE AS A MODE OF GRANTING THE RELEASE OF AN INDIGENT PERSON IN CUSTODY AS AN ACCUSED IN A CRIMINAL CASE AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • Republic Act No. 10390 - AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7306, ENTITLED "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PEOPLE'S TELEVISION NETWORK, INCORPORATED, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, PROVIDING FOR ITS SOURCES OF FUNDING AND FOR OTHER PURPO

  • Republic Act No. 10391 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) EXTENSION OFFICE LOCATED IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF DAPA, SURIGAO DEL NORTE INTO A REGULAR LTO DISTRICT OFFICE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • Republic Act No. 10392 - AN ACT CREATING AN ADDITIONAL REGIONAL TRIAL COURT BRANCH IN THE SIXTH JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF JANIUAY, PROVINCE OF ILOILO, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (G) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG.

  • Republic Act No. 10393 - AN ACT CREATING FOUR (4) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE ELEVENTH JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED AT THE CITY OF GENERAL SANTOS, PROVINCE OF SOUTH COTABATO, FURTHER AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE BATAS PAMBANSA B

  • Republic Act No. 10394 - AN ACT CONVERTING SEVEN (7) BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT OF PASIG CITY, WHICH ARE LOCATED IN TAGUIG CITY, METRO MANILA, INTO THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT OF TAGUIG CITY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (D) OF B

  • Republic Act No. 10395 - AN ACT STRENGTHENING TRIPARTISM, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE 275 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES"

  • Republic Act No. 10396 - AN ACT STRENGTHENING CONCILIATION-MEDIATION AS A VOLUNTARY MODE OF DISPUTE SETTLEMENT FOR ALL LABOR CASES, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE ARTICLE 228 OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE "LABOR CODE OF TH

  • Republic Act No. 10397 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE MARCOS ALVAREZ PROVINCIAL ROAD IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF BACOOR, PROVINCE OF CAVITE INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • Republic Act No. 10398 - AN ACT DECLARING NOVEMBER TWENTY-FIVE OF EVERY YEAR AS "NATIONAL CONSCIOUSNESS DAY FOR THE ELIMINATION OF VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND CHILDREN"

  • Republic Act No. 10399 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE WESTERN LINK CIRCUMFERENTIAL ROAD TRAVERSING MARCOS HIGHWAY BAGUIO BAUANG ROAD AND KENNON ROAD INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND PROVIDING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • Republic Act No. 10400 - AN ACT CONVERTING THE LAPAZ DEEP SEA WATER PORT ROAD (LOBOC TO PPA) IN ILOILO CITY INTO A NATIONAL ROAD AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10301, November 15, 2012 AN ACT CREATING FOUR (4) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE NINTH JUDICIAL REGION TO BE STATIONED AT ZAMBOANGA CITY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (J) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980?, AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10302, November 15, 2012 AN ACT CREATING AN ADDITIONAL BRANCH OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE PROVINCE OF BATANGAS TO BE STATIONED AT THE CITY OF TANAUAN, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (E) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980?, AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10303, November 15, 2012 AN ACT CREATING A REGIONAL TRIAL COURT BRANCH IN THE PROVINCE OF AURORA TO BE STATIONED AT THE MUNICIPALITY OF CASIGURAN, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (E) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980?, AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10304, November 15, 2012 AN ACT CONVERTING THE ALANGILAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN BARANGAY ALANGILAN, MUNICIPALITY OF SAGAY, PROVINCE OF CAMIGUIN INTO AN INTEGRATED SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS ALANGILAN INTEGRATED SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10305, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE CAMARINES SUR NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – TINAGO ANNEX IN THE CITY OF NAGA, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR FROM THE CAMARINES SUR NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS TINAGO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10306, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN INTEGRATED SCHOOL IN BARANGAY BOGÑA, BACON DISTRICT, CITY OF SORSOGON, PROVINCE OF SORSOGON TO BE KNOWN AS BOGÑA INTEGRATED SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10307, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY SAN RAFAEL, MUNICIPALITY OF PILAR, PROVINCE OF SORSOGON TO BE KNOWN AS SAN RAFAEL NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10308, November 15, 2012 AN ACT CONVERTING THE BUENAVISTA HIGH SCHOOL IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF TINAMBAC, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR INTO A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS BUENAVISTA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10309, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY SAN ANTONIO, MUNICIPALITY OF BARCELONA, PROVINCE OF SORSOGON TO BE KNOWN AS SAN ANTONIO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10310, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY MACAMBOL, CITY OF MATI, PROVINCE OF DAVAO ORIENTAL TO BE KNOWN AS MACAMBOL NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10311, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL TECHNICAL -VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY POBLACION, MUNICIPALITY OF LILOAN, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS LILOAN NATIONAL TECHNICAL-VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10312, November 15, 2012 AN ACT CONVERTING THE ACAO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY ACAO, MUNICIPALITY OF BAUANG, PROVINCE OF LA UNION INTO A NATIONAL VOCATIQNAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS EULOGIO CLARENCE DE GUZMAN JUNIOR MEMORIAL NATIONAL VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10313, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOLIN BARANGAY CAMALIG, MUNICIPALITY OF DUMALINAO, PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR TO BE KNOWN AS CAMALIG NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10314, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY FATIMA, MUNICIPALITY OF SAN MIGUEL, PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR TO BE KNOWN AS FATIMA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10315, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY OLD MIRAPAO, MUNICIPALITY OF DINAS, PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR TO BE KNOWN AS OLD MIRAPAO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10317, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE CALINTAAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – POYPOY ANNEX IN BARANGAY POYPOY, MUNICIPALITY OF CALINTAAN, PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO FROM THE CALINTAAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS POYPOY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10316, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE RIZAL NATIONAL HIGHSCHOOL - MANOOT ANNEX IN BARANGAY MANOOT, MUNICIPALITY OF RIZAL, PROVINCE OF OCCIDENTAL MINDORO FROM THE RIZAL NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS MANOOT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10318, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE BALATON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - HIMANAG ANNEX IN BARAN GAY HIMANAG, MUNICIPALITY OF LAGONOY, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR FROM THE BALATON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS HIMANAG NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10319, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ANNEX OF THE SUMILAO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY VISTAVILLA, MUNICIPALITY OF SUMILAO, PROVINCE OF BUKIDNON TO BE KNOWN AS SUMILAO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – VISTA-VILLA ANNEX AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10320, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE ZARAGOSA NATIONAL SCHOOL-CANTIASAY ANNEX IN BARANGAY CANTIASAY, CITY OF SURIGAO, PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE FROM THE ZARAGOSA NATIONAL SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS CANTIASAY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10321, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY HINAPU, CITY OF MAASIN, PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE TO BE KNOWN AS HINAPU NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10322, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ANNEX OF THE BAUNGON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY DANATAG, MUNICIPALITY OF BAUNGON, PROVINCE OF BUKIDNON TO BE KNOWN AS BAUNGON NATIONAL HIGHSCHOOL DANATAG ANNEX AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10323, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE LEONARDO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - DAWA ANNEX IN BARANGAY DAWA, MUNICIPALITY OF JOSEFINA, PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR FROM THE LEONARDO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS DAWA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10324, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE CONSTANCIO PADILLA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL-CAANAWAN ANNEX IN BARANGAY CAANAWAN, CITY OF SAN JOSE, PROVINCE OF NUEVA ECIJA FROM THE CONSTANCIO PADILLA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS CAANAWAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10325, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE CARIGARA SCHOOL OFFISHERIES – SOGOD ANNEX IN BARANGAY SOGOD, MUNICIPALITY OF CARIGARA, PROVINCE OF LEYTE FROM THE CARIGARA SCHOOL OF FISHERIES, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS SOGOD NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10326, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE SAN ISIDRO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - CARMEL ANNEX IN BARAN GAY POTOT, MUNICIPALITY OF LIBMANAN, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR FROM THE SAN ISIDRO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS CARMEL NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10327, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE SAN ISIDRO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - EDUARDO T. AGOMAA ANNEX IN BARANGAY DUANG NIOG, MUNICIPALITY OF LIBMANAN, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR FROM THE SAN ISIDRO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS EDUARDO T. AGOMAA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10329, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE MINALABAC NATIONAL HIGHSCHOOL - ANTIPOLO ANNEX IN BARAN GAY ANTIPOLO, MUNICIPALITY OF MINALABAC, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR FROM THE MINALABAC NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS ANTIPOLO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOLAND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10332, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE MAHAYAG NATIONAL HIGHSCHOOL - BONIAO ANNEX IN BARAN GAY BONIAO, MUNICIPALITY OF MAHAYAG, PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR FROM THE MAHAYAG NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS BONIAO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10333, November 15, 2012 AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF ROMBLON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL-ODIONGAN IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ODIONGAN, PROVINCE OF ROMBLON TO ODIONGAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10334, November 15, 2012 AN ACT SEPARATING THE DALUPAON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - TINALMUD ANNEX IN BARANGAY TINALMUD,MUNICIPALITY OF PASACAO, PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR FROM THE DALUPAON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS TINALMUD NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT No. 10336, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN INTEGRATED SCHOOL IN BARANGAY ADDITION HILLS, CITY OF MANDALUYONG TO BE KNOWN AS ADDITION HILLS INTEGRATED SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10337, November 21, 2012 AN ACT CONVERTING THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) EXTENSION OFFICE LOCATED IN THE ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL, PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL NORTE INTO A REGULAR LTO DISTRICT OFFICE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10335, November 15, 2012 AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN BARANGA Y ADDITION HILLS, CITY OF MANDALUYONG TO BE KNOWN AS MANDALUYONG ADDITION HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10338, November 21, 2012 AN ACT CONVERTING THE EXTENSION OFFICE OF THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) IN THE CITY OF DASMARIÑAS, CAVITE INTO A REGULAR DISTRICT OFFICE TO BE KNOWN AS THE LTO DISTRICT OFFICE OF DASMARIÑAS CITY, CAVITE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10339, November 21, 2012 AN ACT CREATING FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT TO BE STATIONED AT THE CITY OF CALAMBA AND THE MUNICIPALITIES OF LOS BAÑOS AND CABUYAO, ALL IN THE PROVINCE OF LAGUNA, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (E) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980?, AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10340, November 21, 2012 AN ACT CREATING FIVE (5) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT TO BE STATIONED AT THE CITY OF BOGO, PROVINCE OF CEBU, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (H) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980?, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10341, November 21, 2012 AN ACT CREATING FOUR (4) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT AND THREE (3) ADDITIONAL BRANCHES OF THE METROPOLITAN TRIAL COURT TO BE STATIONED AT THE CITY OF VALENZUELA, METRO MANILA., AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14(D) AND SECTION 27 OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980?, AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10342, December 04, 2012 AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO QUEST BROADCASTING, INC. (FORMERLY SBS RADIO NETWORK, INC.) A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO BROADCASTING STATIONS IN THE PHILIPPINES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10343, December 04, 2012 AN ACT RENEWING THE FRANCHISE GRANTED TO PHILIPPINE GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (FORMERLY RCA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.) FOR ANOTHER TWENTY-FIVE (25) YEARS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4617

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10344, December 04, 2012 AN ACT PENALIZING THE UNAUTHORIZED TAKING, STEALING, KEEPING OR TAMPERING OF GOVERNMENT RISK REDUCTION AND PREPAREDNESS EQUIPMENT, ACCESSORIES AND SIMILAR FACILITIES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10345, December 04, 2012 AN ACT INCREASING THE BED CAPACITY OF THE QUIRINO MEMORIAL MEDICAL CENTER FROM THREE HUNDRED FIFTY (350) TO FIVE HUNDRED (500) BEDS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8313, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10346, December 04, 2012 AN ACT CONVERTING THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) EXTENSION OFFICE LOCATED IN TUBOD, LANAO DEL NORTE INTO A REGULAR LTO DISTRICT OFFICE, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10347, December 04, 2012 AN ACT CONVERTING THE EXTENSION OFFICE OF THE LAND TRANSPORTATION OFFICE (LTO) IN QUIRINO, MUNICIPALITY OF LUNA, APAYAO INTO A REGULAR LTO DISTRICT OFFICE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10348, December 06, 2012 AN ACT CREATING TWO (2) BRANCHES OF THE REGIONAL TRIAL COURT IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU TO BE STATIONED AT THE CITIES OF NAGA AND CARCAR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION 14, PARAGRAPH (H) OF BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 129, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “THE JUDICIARY REORGANIZATION ACT OF 1980?. AS AMENDED, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10350, December 17, 2012 AN ACT TO REGULATE AND MODERNIZE THE PRACTICE OF THE INTERIOR DESIGN IN THE PHILIPPINES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED 8534, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “AN ACT REGULATING THE PRACTICE OF INTERIOR DESIGN IN THE PHILIPPINES”, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10353, December 21, 2012 AN ACT DEFINING AND PENALIZING ENFORCED OR INVOLUNTARY DISAPPEARANCE

  • IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10368 - “AN ACT PROVIDING FOR REPARATION AND RECOGNITION OF VICTIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS DURING THE MARCOS REGIME, DOCUMENTATION OF SAID VIOLATIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES”

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    Republic Act  No. 10390 - AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7306, ENTITLED

      Republic Act No. 10390 - AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7306, ENTITLED "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PEOPLE'S TELEVISION NETWORK, INCORPORATED, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, PROVIDING FOR ITS SOURCES OF FUNDING AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

    REPUBLIC ACTS




    Republic of the Philippines
    CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
    Metro Manila

    Fifteenth Congress
    Third Regular Session

    Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand twelve.

    REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10390

    AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7306, ENTITLED "AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE PEOPLE'S TELEVISION NETWORK, INCORPORATED, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS, PROVIDING FOR ITS SOURCES OF FUNDING AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES"

    Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

    TITLE I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

    Section 1. Title. This Act shall be known as "An Act Revitalizing the People's Television Network, Incorporated".

    Section 2. Section 2 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 2. Declaration of Policies. In consonance with the Constitutional recognition of the vital role of communication and information in nation-building, and the important aspect played by the broadcasting industry, it is hereby declared as the policy of the State to:

    "(a) Fully develop communication structures suitable to the needs and aspirations of the nation and in accordance with a policy that respects the freedom of speech and of the press;

    "(b) Give priority to education, science and technology, arts, culture, and sports to foster patriotism and nationalism, accelerate social progress, and promote total human liberation and development;

    "(c) Develop the broadcasting industry as a medium for the development, promotion and advancement of Filipino nationalism, culture and values that serve as an instrument in the struggle for Filipino sovereignty, identity, national unity and integration;

    "(d) Harness the resources of the government and the private sector towards a close, continuous and balanced cooperation in order to take advantage of technological advances in the broadcasting industry;

    "(e) Maintain a broadcast industry system that serves as a vital link for participative democracy and effective government information dissemination through developmental communication, free from any political or partisan influence and held accountable directly to the people;

    "(f) Encourage the development and broadcast of balanced programs which feature, among others, educational, wholesome entertainment, cultural, public affairs and sports; and

    "(g) Provide quality alternative programs for the benefit and moral upliftment of the citizenry."

    TITLE II. CREATION AND DOMICILE

    Section 3. Section 5 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 5. Domicile. The Network shall have its principal office and domicile in the Metropolitan Manila area. It may also establish offices, branches and/or stations in any part of the Philippines as its Board of Directors may see fit.

    "The President, upon the recommendation of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources and its agencies particularly the Land Management Bureau and the National Mapping and Resource Information Authority, shall identify and appropriate alienable and disposable lands for the Network to establish and build its main broadcast center and major provincial stations."

    TITLE IV. POWERS AND FUNCTIONS

    Section 4. Subsections (e) and (h) of Section 8 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 8. Powers of the Network. The Network shall have the following powers:

    "(a) to sue or be sued in its corporate name;

    "(b) to have continuous succession in its corporate name;

    "(c) to adopt and use a corporate seal;

    "(d) to adopt by laws, not contrary to law, morals, or public policy, and to amend or repeal the same in accordance with the provisions of existing laws;

    "(e) to acquire, purchase, receive, take or grant, hold, convey, sell, lease, pledge, mortgage and otherwise deal with such real and personal property;

    "(f) to establish, purchase, install, construct, use and maintain national, regional, provincial and community stations and facilities for television broadcasting throughout and in any part of the country;

    "(g) to enter into joint ventures or partnerships with other broadcasting authorities and stations or international agencies or private organizations for the purpose of promoting its broadcasting services;

    "(h) to raise, borrow or obtain funds, from any source, private or government, foreign or domestic and to enter into any financial or credit arrangements in order to support and carry out its objectives and purposes, subject to the approval of the Monetary Board of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas upon the recommendation of the Department of Finance and to other pertinent laws governing public debt and expenditure;

    "(i) to receive donations and grants from any source whether local or foreign and avail of official development assistance and concessional loans provided by foreign governments, foundations, or financial institutions;

    "(j) to enter into, make, perform and carry out contracts of any kind and description in furtherance of the corporate purpose with any person, firm, association or corporation;

    "(k) to accept corporate institutional support for developmental programs and to determine the conditions subject to which the said programs may be accepted for television transmission; and

    "(l) to exercise the general powers outlined in the Corporation Code of the Philippines, as well as such other incidental powers as may be necessary to carry on its activities."

    Section 5. Subsection (e) of Section 9 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 9. Functions of the Network. The Network shall have the following functions:

    "(a) x x x;

    "(b) x x x;

    "(c) x x x;

    "(d) x x x;

    "(e) to provide subsidized airtime to legitimate people's organizations and nongovernment organizations (NGOs) in the promotion of their programs and projects;

    "(f) x x x; and

    "(g) X X X."

    TITLE V. CORPORATE STRUCTURE

    Section 6. Section 10 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 10. The Board of Directors. The corporate powers of the Network shall be exercised, all its business conducted and all its property controlled and held by the Board of Directors. It shall be composed of five (5) members who shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines from a shortlist prepared by the Governance Commission for Government-owned or -controlled corporations (GCG). The Board shall be made up of the following:

    "(a) two (2) members from the government sector;

    "(b) two (2) members from the private sector, one (1) of whom shall have at least ten (10) years of experience in the broadcast industry; and

    "(c) one (1) member from the educational sector."

    Section 7. Insert a new Section 10-A which shall read:

    "SEC. 10-A. The Advisory Council. Sixty (60) days from their appointment, the Board of Directors shall prepare a list of its recommended nominees for the members of the Advisory Council and which shall be submitted to the Secretary of the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) for consideration and approval. The nominees for Advisory Council shall be chosen from associations and organizations representing various stakeholders from different industries such as, but not limited to, cinema, culture and arts, print and broadcast. They shall serve a fixed term of one (1) year.

    "The Advisory Council shall be composed of seven (7) members with at least five (5) years of wide experience and expertise in their respective fields of work. The Advisory Council shall propose and recommend policies relating to the Network's operation, programming, broadcasting, technical and creative production, development and management, which shall be subject to the approval of the Board of Directors.

    "The members of the Advisory Council shall elect from among themselves a Chairperson.

    "The members of the Advisory Council shall render voluntary service to the Network. No member shall be paid any honoraria, allowances and other personnel benefits."

    Section 8. Section 12 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 12. Term of the Members of the Board. The term of office of each director shall be for one (1) year subject to reappointment by the President.

    "The members shall elect from among themselves who will serve as Chairperson of the Board. The Board shall meet at least twice a month to discuss matters of policy in order to effectively carry out the provisions of this Act."

    Section 9. Section 14 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 14. The Network General Manager. The members of the Board shall elect from among themselves a Network General Manager. He shall also be the Chief Operating Officer of the Network, who shall be responsible for the proper administration and management of the Network in accordance with the policies laid down by the Board. The General Manager shall be subject to the disciplinary powers of the Board and may be removed by the Board for cause.

    "If the Network General Manager is absent, or is incapacitated by reason of illness or for any other cause, is temporarily unable to perform his duties, the Board of Directors may designate an officer-in-charge to act in his place and stead during such absence from duty."

    TITLE VI. PROGRAM STANDARDS

    Section 10. Section 16 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 16. General Program Standards. The Board of Directors is mandated to set up a Code of Standards, inclusive of the following aspects:

    "(a) Presentations of news;

    "(b) Public Affairs Programs and Commentaries;

    "(c) Public Service Programs;

    "(d) Educational Programs;

    "(e) Children's Programs;

    "(f) Agriculture and Livelihood Programs;

    "(g) Women and Youth Issues;

    "(h) Locally-produced and foreign produced programs;

    "(i) Trade, service and manufacturing industry programs; and

    "(j) Programs that inspire nationalism."

    Section 11. Section 17 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 17. Use of Blocktimers. The use of blocktimers shall be allowed but limited to education, sports, tourism, quality entertainment programs, and such programs which promote public interest, subject to quality standards set by the Board of Directors. The Network shall assume solidary liability with each of the individual producers, for the content of all programs shown by blocktimers."

    TITLE VII. FINANCIAL PROVISIONS

    Section 12. Section 18 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 18. Capitalization. The authorized capital stock of the Network shall be Six billion pesos (P6,000,000,000.00) divided into six million (6,000,000) shares with par value of One thousand pesos (P1,000.00) per share, which shall be subscribed in full by the government.

    "Of the additional authorized capital of Five billion pesos (P5,000,000,000.00), Two billion pesos (P2,000,000,000.00) shall be taken from the proceeds of the privatization of Radio Philippines Network (RPN 9) and Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation (IBC 13). The remaining Three billion pesos (P3,000,000,000.00) shall be appropriated under the General Appropriations Act."

    Section 13. Section 19 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 19. Revenue Generation. The Network shall be allowed to generate hinds from advertising and airtime sales in accordance with the policies and rates set by the Board of Directors subject to existing laws. All fees or other revenues collected or received by the Network shall be retained by it and utilized solely for its operations and capital expenditure program."

    Section 14. Insert a new Section 19-A which shall read:

    "SEC. 19-A. Exemption from Republic Act No. 7656. As provided in Republic Act No. 7656, the President, upon the recommendation by the Secretary of Finance, may adjust the percentage of the Network's annual net earnings to be remitted to the National Treasury: Provided, That the annual remaining unremitted net earnings be used solely for its operations and capital expenditures."

    TITLE IX. TAX EXEMPTIONS

    Section 15. Insert a new Section 21-A which shall read:

    "SEC. 21-A. Gifts and donations of real and personal properties of all kinds to the Network shall be exempt from donor's tax and the same shall be considered as an allowable deduction from the gross income of the donor in accordance with the provisions of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, as amended: Provided, That the allowable deduction shall be equivalent to one hundred percent (100%) of the value of such donation: Provided, further, That the said donation shall be used exclusively for the production of educational, cultural and historical films and documentaries.

    "Valuation of assistance, other than the money, shall be based on the acquisition cost of the property. Such valuation shall take into consideration the depreciated value of property in case said property has been used."

    TITLE X. EMPLOYEES OF THE NETWORK

    Section 16. Section 22 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 22. Civil Service Law Coverage for Employees. The hiring, appointment, employment, promotion, disciplinary control, and other terms and conditions of the service of all employees of the Network, and such other matters affecting its employees shall be consistent with the provisions of the Civil Service law, rules and regulations: Provided, however, That positions considered as creative and artistic in nature shall he exempted from the qualification standards and civil service eligibility requirements."

    Section 17. Section 23 of Republic Act No. 7306 is hereby amended to read as follows:

    "SEC. 23. Salary Scale for Officials and Employees. Pursuant to the provisions of Republic Act No. 10149, the GCG shall develop a compensation and position classification system which shall apply to all officers and employees of the Network subject to the approval of the President of the Philippines."

    Section 18. Reorganization of the Network. Ninety (90) days from the approval of this Act, the Board of Directors is hereby empowered to reorganize the Network to make it more effective and innovative. For this purpose, the Board may abolish or create offices, transfer functions, equipment, properties, records, and personnel, institute cost-cutting and other related measures to carry out the said objectives, subject to the provisions of Republic Act No. 10149, otherwise known as the "GOCC Governance Act of 2011": Provided, That any official or employee of the Network who may be affected by reason of the reorganization authorized herein shall be entitled to such benefits.

    Section 19. Separation and Retirement Benefits. In the event an employee is separated from the Network by reason of reorganization, abolition, or creation of offices, or institution of cost-cutting and other similar measures, the employee shall be entitled to a separation benefit equivalent to one (1) month salary for every year of service in the government: Provided, That the separated or displaced employee has rendered at least one (1) year of service at the time of the effectivity of this Act.

    TITLE XI. MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

    Section 20. Implementing Rules and Regulations. Within ninety (90) days from the effectivity of this Act, the Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) shall draft, the implementing rules and regulations of this Act in consultation with the various stakeholders from government, and private sectors.?r?l??

    Section 21. Amendments. The provisions of this Act shall be subject to amendments, alteration or repeal by the Congress of the Philippines, when public interest so requires.?r?l??

    Section 22. Separability Clause. If any provision or part of this Act is declared invalid or unconstitutional, the remainder shall not be affected thereby and shall continue to be in full force and effect.?r?l??

    Section 23. Repealing Clause. All laws, decrees, executive orders, administrative orders, rules and regulations, and other issuances or parts thereof inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.?r?l??

    Section 24. Effectivity Clause. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in two (2) national newspapers of general circulation.cralaw

    Approved:cjuris


    (Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE
    President of the Senate
    (Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
    Speaker of the House of Representatives

    This Act which is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 3316 and House Bill No. 6703 was finally passed by the Senate and the House of Representatives on January 21, 2013 and December 19, 2012, respectively.


    (Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
    Secretary of Senate

    (Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
    Secretary General
    House of Representatives

    Approved: March 14, 2013

    (Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
    President of the Philippines


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