Laws

RA 11766 extends validity of firearm licenses to 5-10 years

RA 11766 extends the validity of the license to possess firearms and ammunition from two years to five or 10 years amending RA 10591 or the Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act. “All licenses to possess a firearm, regardless of type or classification, shall be renewed every five years or ten years, at the option …

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RA 11768 Law Strengthening the SK Reform Act of 2015

President Rodrigo Duterte signs RA 11768 AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN, INSTITUTIONALIZING ADDITIONAL REFORMS TO REVITALIZE YOUTH PARTICIPATION IN LOCAL GOVERNANCE AND BY PROVIDING HONORARIUM, OTHER BENEFITS, AND PRIVILEGES, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE CERTAIN SECTIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10742, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “SANGGUNIANG KABATAAN REFORM ACT OF 2015” RA 11768 will institutionalize …

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Duterte signs RA 11701 Night Shift Differential Pay to Govt Workers

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte signed Republic Act 11701 which grants night shift differential pay to government employees including those in government-owned or controlled corporations (GOCCs). Government employees occupying position items from Division Chief and below, or their equivalent, including those in government-owned or -controlled corporations, whether the nature of their employment is permanent, contractual, temporary, …

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Comelec Resolution No. 10755

Promulgation: 19 January 2022 IN THE MATTER OF DEPUTIZING THE ARMED FORCE OF THE PHILIPPINES (AFP) AND THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL POLICE (PNP) FOR THE PURPOSE OF ENSURING FREE, ORDERLY, HONEST, PEACEFUL, AND CREDIBLE CONDUCT OF THE MAY 9, 2022 NATIONAL AND LOCAL ELECTIONS WHEREAS, Article IX-C, Section 2(4) of the 1987 Constitution empowers the Commission on Elections …

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bfp modernization law ra 11589

R.A. 11589 BFP Modernization Law signed by Duterte

Republic Act No. 11589 “An Act Strengthening and Modernizing the Bureau of Fire Protection and Appropriating Funds mandates the BFP to develop and implement a fire protection modernization program. Senator Christopher Bong Go is the principal author and co-sponsor of Senate Bill No. 1832 on which the law was based. R.A. 11589 BFP Modernization Law BFP …

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Law enforcers now required to use body-worn cameras in the Execution of Warrants

The Supreme Court issued Administrative Matter No. 21-06-08-SC (Rules on the Use of Body-Worn Cameras in the Execution of Warrants). Law enforcement officers are now required to use body-worn cameras when implementing search warrants and arrest warrants. In the issuance of a warrant, upon finding for probable cause, the trial court shall issue an arrest …

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AO 43

Administrative Order 43| Hazard pay to government workers

President Rodrigo Duterte issues Administrative Order (AO) 43 granting hazard pay to government employees on duty amid COVID 19 threats during the MECQ period implemented from April 12 to May 31. Administrative Order 43 Administrative Order AO 43 authorizes the grant of Hazard Pay to Government personnel who physically report for work during the period …

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