February 22, 2019 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11229 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE SPECIAL PROTECTION OF CHILD PASSENGERS IN MOTOR VEHICLES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR SECTION 1. Short Title. — This Act shall be known as the “Child Safety in Motor Vehicles Act.” SECTION 2. Declaration of Policy. — It is the policy of the State to ensure the…

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February 21, 2019 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11222 AN ACT ALLOWING THE RECTIFICATION OF SIMULATED BIRTH RECORDS AND PRESCRIBING ADMINISTRATIVE ADOPTION PROCEEDINGS FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE I General Provisions SECTION 1. Short Title.— This Act shall be known as the “Simulated Birth Rectification Act.” SECTION 2. Objectives.— This Act shall have the following objectives: (a) To grant amnesty and allow…

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March 8, 2019 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11235 AN ACT PREVENTING AND PENALIZING THE USE OF MOTORCYCLES IN THE COMMISSION OF CRIMES BY REQUIRING BIGGER, READABLE AND COLOR-CODED NUMBER PLATES AND IDENTIFICATION MARKS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES SECTION 1. Short Title.— This Act shall be known as the “Motorcycle Crime Prevention Act.” SECTION 2. Declaration of Policy. — Article…

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January 10, 2019 REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11188 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE SPECIAL PROTECTION OF CHILDREN IN SITUATIONS OF ARMED CONFLICT AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF CHAPTER I General Provisions SECTION 1. Short Title. — This Act shall be known as the “Special Protection of Children in Situations of Armed Conflict Act.” SECTION 2. Declaration of State…

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The Department of Trade and Industry issued Department Administrative Order (DAO) No. 16-03 or the “Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10909, “An Act Prohibiting Business Establishments from giving Insufficient or No Change to Consumers and Providing Penalties Therefor” last December 21, 2016. The DAO is aimed at protecting the consumers against deceptive,…

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Acting on the letter dated 08 September 2016 from the Public Attorney’s Office, and consistent with Section 14(2), Article III of the 1987 Constitution, as well as Section 2 of R.A. 7438, relative to the rights of the persons accused, detained, and under custodial investigation, lawyers from the Public Attorney’s Office are hereby exempted from the requirement of securing…

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