PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5556 - AN ACT AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED FORTY-FOUR HUNDRED AND EIGHTY BY ALLOWING THE GRANTEE TO OPERATE RADIO BROADCASTING AND TELEVISION STATIONS FOR COMMERCIAL PURPOSES
1. The title of Republic Act Numbered Forty-four
hundred and eighty is amended to read as follows:
"An Act granting the National Council of Churches in the Philippines a franchise to construct, operate and maintain radio broadcasting and television stations in the Philippines and to install, operate and maintain commercial base and land mobile stations and fixed point-to-point radiotelephone stations."
Sec. 2. Section one of the Act is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Section 1. Subject to the provisions of the Constitution as well as Act Numbered Three thousand eight hundred forty-six, entitled "An Act providing for the regulation of radio stations and radio communications in the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes"; Act Numbered Three thousand nine hundred ninety-seven known as the Radio Broadcasting Law; Commonwealth Act Numbered One hundred forty-six, known as the Public Service Act, and their amendments, and other applicable laws not inconsistent with this Act, the National Council of Churches in the Philippines is hereby granted a franchise to construct, maintain and operate for commercial, religious, educational and cultural purposes and in the public interest, radio broadcasting and television stations in the Philippines with such corresponding base and land mobile stations and fixed point-to-point radiotelephone stations as shall provide efficient and satisfactory broadcast operations of this stations."
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Enacted without Executive
approval, June 21, 1969.