PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5816 - AN ACT GRANTING R.J. GULANES AND CO., INC. A PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN PRIVATE FIXED POINT-TO-POINT, LAND-BASED, LAND-MOBILE, LAND TO SHIP, SHIP TO SHIP, AERONAUTICAL AND MARINE-BORNE RADIO STATIONS FOR THE TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION OF RADIO COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES
1. There is hereby granted to R.J. Gulanes & Co.,
Inc. a permit to construct, operate and maintain in the Philippines in
the following places, to wit: main office at City of Manila, branch
offices in Davao City and Zamboanga del Sur, and such other places as
the grantee may select, subject to the approval of the Secretary of
Public Works and Communications or any other competent authority
authorized to give said approval, private point-to-point, land based,
land mobile, land to ship, ship to ship, aeronautical and marine borne
radio stations, or any combination of them, for the transmission and
reception of wireless messages by radiotelegraph or radiotelephone,
each station to consist of two radio apparatus comprising of a sending
and receiving set.
Sec. 2. The President of the Philippines shall have the power and authority to permit the location of said private fixed point-to-point, land based, land mobile, land to ship, ship to ship, aeronautical and marine-borne radio stations or any of them on the public domain upon such terms as he may prescribe.
Sec. 3. The grantee shall not engage in the domestic business of telecommunications in the Philippines without further special consent of the Congress of the Philippines, it being understood that the purpose of this permit is to secure to the grantee the right to construct, operate and maintain such radio stations at places in the Philippines as its interest and that of its trade and business may require.
Sec. 4. A special right is hereby reserved to the President of the Philippines in time of war, insurrection, emergency, calamity or disaster, to cause the closing of the grantee's radio stations or to authorize the temporary use or possession thereof by any department of the Government upon payment of just compensation.
Sec. 5. No fees shall be charged by the grantee as the radio stations that may be established by virtue of this Act shall engage in communications regarding the grantee's business only.
Sec. 6. The grantee shall so construct and operate its radio stations as not to interfere with the operation of other radio stations operated and maintained in the Philippines.
Sec. 7. The grantee shall hold the national, provincial, city, and municipal governments free from all claims, accounts, demands, or actions arising out of accidents or injuries whether to property or to persons, caused by the construction or operation of its radio stations.
Sec. 8. The grantee shall be subject to the corporation laws of the Philippines now existing or hereafter enacted.
Sec. 9. The grantee is authorized to operate its private fixed point-to-point, land based, land mobile, land to ship, ship to ship, aeronautical and marine-borne radio stations in the medium frequency and very high frequency that may be assigned to it by the licensing authority.
SECTION 10. This permit shall be subject to amendment alteration, or repeal by the Congress of the Philippines when the public interest so requires, and shall not be interpreted as an exclusive grant of the privilege herein provided for.
SECTION 11. Whenever in this permit the term "grantee" is used, it shall be held to mean and represent R.J. Gulanes & Co., Inc., its successors or assigns.
SECTION 12. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Enacted without Executive
approval, June 21, 1969.