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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5044 - AN ACT TO AMEND REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED FORTY-ONE HUNDRED NINETY-FOUR, ENTITLED "AN ACT GRANTING PIO ROMEO GARCIA A FRANCHISE TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE ICE PLANTS AND COLD STORAGE, AND TO DISTRIBUTE AND SELL ICE SO MANUFACTURED AND FURNISH COLD STORAGE IN THE CITIES OF PASAY, CALOOCAN, QUEZON AND MANILA AND IN THE MUNICIPALITIES OF MALABON, NAVOTAS, SAN JUAN, MANDALUYONG, MAKATI, AND PARAQUE, ALL IN THE PROVINCE OF RIZAL"
The title of Republic Act Numbered Forty-one hundred
ninety-four is hereby amended to read as follows:
"An Act granting Pio Romeo Garcia a franchise to construct, maintain and operate ice plants and cold storage, to distribute and sell ice so manufactured and furnish cold storage in the cities of Pasay, Caloocan, Quezon and Manila and in the provinces of Rizal, Laguna, Batangas, and Quezon."
Sec. 2. Section one of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Section 1. Subject to the conditions imposed by this Act, there is granted to Pio Romeo Garcia, his successors or assigns, for a period of twenty-five years after the approval of this Act, the right, privilege, and authority to construct, maintain and operate ice plants and cold storage in the cities of Pasay, Caloocan, Manila, and Quezon and in the provinces of Rizal, Laguna, Batangas and Quezon, for the purpose of manufacturing ice and furnishing cold storage, and to sell and distribute the ice so manufactured and render cold storage service and facilities in the said cities and provinces, and to collect a schedule of rates, prices and charges for the ice so manufactured, distributed and sold, and for the cold storage service furnished which schedule of rates, prices and charges shall at all times be subject to regulation by the Public Service Commission."
Sec. 3. Section two of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 2. The grantee shall install and maintain an ice plant or ice plants and cold storage in any or some of all of the cities and provinces enumerated in Section one hereof: Provided, however, That the total daily production capacity of all the ice plants so installed and maintained shall not exceed two thousand tons and that the total capacity of all the cold storage so installed and maintained shall not exceed ten thousand tons."
Sec. 4. Section four of the same Act is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 4. If the grantee shall not commence the manufacture of ice within five years from the approval of this amendatory Act, unless prevented by an act of God, or force majeure, martial law, riot, civil commotion, usurpation by a military power or any other cause beyond the grantee's control this franchise shall become null and void."
Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Enacted without Executive
approval, June 17, 1967.