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REPUBLIC ACT NOS. 10901 - 11000                  

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10901 - AN ACT GRANTING THE PILIPINAS ASIAN PEARL AIRWAYS. INC. A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN DOMESTIC AND INTERNATIONAL AIR TRANSPORT SERVICES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10902 - AN ACT GRANTING THE METRO CONNECTIONS AND TELECOM CORP. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10903 - AN ACT GRANTING THE MEGAMANILA TELECOM CORP. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN TELECOMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10904 - AN ACT GRANTING THE PILIPINAS RADIO WAVES CORP. A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, INSTALL, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN RADIO AND/OR TELEVISION BROADCASTING STATIONS THROUGHOUT THE PHILIPPINES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10905 - AN ACT REQUIRING ALL FRANCHISE HOLDERS OR OPERATORS OF TELEVISION STATIONS AND PRODUCERS OF TELEVISION PROGRAMS TO BROADCAST OR PRESENT THEIR PROGRAMS WITH CLOSED CAPTIONS OPTION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10906 - AN ACT PROVIDING STRONGER MEASURES AGAINST UNLAWFUL PRACTICES, BUSINESSES, AND SCHEMES OF MATCHING AND OFFERING FILIPINOS TO FOREIGN NATIONALS FOR PURPOSES OF MARRIAGE OR COMMON LAW PARTNERSHIP, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6955, ALSO REFERRED TO AS THE “ANTI-MAIL ORDER BRIDE LAW”

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10907 - AN ACT DECLARING TOURISM DEVELOPMENT AREAS IN THE PROVINCE OF CAMIGUIN, ORGANIZING THE CAMIGUIN TOURISM COUNCIL AND MANDATING SUPPORT FOR TOURISM DEVELOPMENT IN THE PROVINCE OF CAMIGUIN

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10908 - AN ACT MANDATING THE INTEGRATION OF FILIPINO-MUSLIM AND INDIGENOUS PEOPLES HISTORY, CULTURE AND IDENTITY IN THE STUDY OF PHILIPPINE HISTORY IN BOTH BASIC AND HIGHER EDUCATION

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10909 - AN ACT PROHIBITING BUSINESS ESTABLISHMENTS FROM GIVING INSUFFICIENT OR NO CHANGE TO CONSUMERS AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10910 - AN ACT INCREASING THE PRESCRIPTIVE PERIOD FOR VIOLATIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3019, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “ANTI-GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT’, FROM FIFTEEN (15) YEARS TO TWENTY (20) YEARS, AMENDING SECTION II THEREOF

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10911 - AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION AGAINST ANY INDIVIDUAL IN EMPLOYMENT ON ACCOUNT OF AGE AND PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10912 - AN ACT MANDATING AND STRENGTHENING THE CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR ALL REGULATED PROFESSIONS, CREATING THE CONTINUING PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR, AND FOR OTHER RELATED PURPOSES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10913 - AN ACT DEFINING AND PENALIZING DISTRACTED DRIVING

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10914 - AN ACT GRANTING PHILIPPINE CITIZENSHIP TO HANS-PETER SMIT

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10915 - AN ACT STRENGTHENING, MODERNIZING AND ALIGNING THE PRACTICE OF AGRICULTURAL ENGINEERING IN THE COUNTRY INTO THE INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED PRACTICE OF AGRICULTURAL AND BIOSYSTEMS ENGINEERING, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10916 - AN ACT REQUIRING THE MANDATORY INSTALLATION OF SPEED LIMITER IN PUBLIC UTILITY AND CERTAIN TYPES OF VEHICLES

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10917 - AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9547, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS AN ACT STRENGTHENING AND EXPANDING THE COVERAGE OF THE SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR EMPLOYMENT OF STUDENTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7323, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE SPECIAL PROGRAM FOR EMPLOYMENT OF STUDENTS

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10918 - AN ACT REGULATING AND MODERNIZING THE PRACTICE OF PHARMACY IN THE PHILIPPINES, REPEALING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED FIVE THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TWENTY-ONE (R.A. NO. 5921), OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE PHARMACY LAW

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10919 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY OF SOUTHERN PHILIPPINES (USTSP), PROVIDING FOR THE PURPOSE THE AMALGAMATION OF THE MINDANAO UNTVTRSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (MUST) AND THE MISAMIS ORIENTAL STATE COLLEGE OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY (MOSCAT), AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10920 - AN ACT SEPARATING THE CONNER CENTRAL NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – CUPIS ANNEX II IN BARANGAY CUPIS, MUNICIPALITY OF CONNER, PROVINCE OF APAYAO FROM THE CONNER CENTRAL NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL TECHNICAL-VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS CUPIS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10921 - AN ACT SEPARATING THE CONNER CENTRAL NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – ILI ANNEX IV IN BARANGAY ILI, MUNICIPALITY OF CONNER, PROVINCE OF APAYAO FROM THE CONNER CENTRAL NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS ILI NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10922 - AN ACT DECLARING THE SECOND WEEK OF NOVEMBER OF EVERY YEAR AS ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL LITERACY WEEK

  • REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10923 - AN ACT POSTPONING THE OCTOBER 2016 BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9164, AS AMENDED BY REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9340 AND REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10656, PRESCRIBING ADDITIONAL RULES GOVERNING THE CONDUCT OF BARANGAY AND SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN ELECTIONS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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    PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES & CODES

    REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10905 - AN ACT REQUIRING ALL FRANCHISE HOLDERS OR OPERATORS OF TELEVISION STATIONS AND PRODUCERS OF TELEVISION PROGRAMS TO BROADCAST OR PRESENT THEIR PROGRAMS WITH CLOSED CAPTIONS OPTION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

      REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10905 - AN ACT REQUIRING ALL FRANCHISE HOLDERS OR OPERATORS OF TELEVISION STATIONS AND PRODUCERS OF TELEVISION PROGRAMS TO BROADCAST OR PRESENT THEIR PROGRAMS WITH CLOSED CAPTIONS OPTION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

    S. No. 2239 H. No. 925 ; Manila Bulletin and Philippine Star (August 01, 2016)

    REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10905, July 21, 2016

    AN ACT REQUIRING ALL FRANCHISE HOLDERS OR OPERATORS OF TELEVISION STATIONS AND PRODUCERS OF TELEVISION PROGRAMS TO BROADCAST OR PRESENT THEIR PROGRAMS WITH CLOSED CAPTIONS OPTION, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

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


    Section 1. Requirement. – All franchise holders or operators of television stations and producers of television programs are required to provide closed captions option in the broadcast of their programs including newscast, news programs and pre-scripted programs.

    Sec. 2. Definition of Terms. – As used in this Act:ChanRoblesVirtualawlibrary

    (a) Closed caption shall mean a method of subtitling television programs by coding statements as vertical data signal that are decoded at the receiver and superimposed at the bottom of the television screen.

    (b) Economically burdensome shall mean that which result in a significant difficulty or expense to be determined by the following factors:ChanRoblesVirtualawlibrary

    (1) The nature and cost of the closed captions for the programming:ChanRoblesVirtualawlibrary

    (2) The impact on the operation of the provider or producer;cralawlawlibrary

    (3) The financial resources of the provider or producer; and

    (4) The type of operations of the provider or producer.

    (c) Newscast or news programs shall refer only to report of happenings of recent occurrence of a varied character, such as political, social, moral, religious and other subjects intended for the information of the general public. It shall also refer to straight news reporting as distinguished from news analyses or editorials, commentaries and opinions.

    Sec. 3. Exempt Programming. – The following shall be exempt from closed captioning:ChanRoblesVirtualawlibrary

    (a) Public service announcements that are shorter than ten (10) minutes;cralawlawlibrary

    (b) Programs shown in the early morning hours from 1:00 a.m. to 6:00 a.m.;cralawlawlibrary

    (c) Programs that are primarily textual in nature; and

    (d) When compliance would be economically burdensome.

    Sec. 4. Penalties. – Any franchise holder or operator of television stations and producer of television programs who shall violate the provisions of this Act shall be punished by a fine of not less than fifty thousand pesos (P50,000.00) but not more than one hundred thousand pesos (P100,000.00) or by imprisonment of not less than six (6) months but not more than one (1) year, or both, at the discretion of the court.

    In case the offender is a corporation, partnership or association, or any other juridical person, the president, manager, administrator, or person-in-charge of the management of the business who knowingly and willfully voted or assented or acted with bad faith and gross negligence to the unlawful act punishable under this Act shall be liable therefor. In addition, the license or permit to operate its business shall be cancelled.

    Sec. 5. Implementing Rules and Regulations. – The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board, in consultation with the National Telecommunications Commission and other concerned agencies and entities, shall promulgate the necessary rules and regulations within one hundred twenty (120) days from the effectivity date of this Act, including guidelines and applications of exemption, system of warnings, penalties and appeals, and monitoring and compliance.

    Sec. 6. Repealing Clause. – All laws, decrees, orders, rules or regulations, other issuances or parts thereof inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed or amended accordingly.

    Sec. 7. Separability Clause. – If any provision of this Act is declared invalid, other parts or provisions hereof not affected thereby shall remain and continue to be in full force and effect.

    Sec. 8. Effectivity. – This Act shall take effect fifteen (15)days after the completion of its publication in the Official Gazette or in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.

    Approved:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary

    (Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
    Speaker of the House
    of Representatives
    (Sgd.) FRANKLIN M. DRILON
    President of the Senate

    Senate Bill No. 2239, which was approved by the Senate on May 23, 2016, was adopted as an amendment to House Bill No. 925 by the House of Representatives on May 23, 2016.

    (Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
    Secretary General
    House of Representatives
    (Sgd.) OSCAR G. YABES
    Secretary of the Senate

    Approved:

    BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
    President of the Philippines

    Lapsed into law on JUL 21 2016
    Without the signature of the President
    In accordance with Article VI, Section
    27 (1) of the Constitution




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