Recent Laws

An Act Further Authorizing the City or Municipal Civil Registrar or the Consul General to Correct Clerical or Typographical Errors in the Day and Month in the Date of Birth or Sex of a Person Appearing in the Civil Register Without Need of a Judicial Order Amending for this Purpose Republic Act Numbered Ninety Forty-Eight (R.A. 10172) – from gov.ph

Climate Change Act of 2009 (R.A. 9729) – from lrcksk.org

Rent Control Act of 2009 (R.A. 9653) – from foreclosurephilippines.com

Rules Of Procedure On Corporate Rehabilitation – from sc.judiciary.gov.ph

An Act Rationalizing The Celebration Of National Holidays Amending For The Purpose Section 26, Chapter 7, Book I Of Executive Order No. 292, As Amended, Otherwise Known As The Administrative Code Of 1987 (R.A. 9492) – from pinoy-business.com

The Human Security Act of 2007 (R.A. 9372) – from senate.gov.ph

Biofuels Act of 2006 (R.A. 9367) – from senate.gov.ph

An Act Prohibiting the Imposition of Death Penalty In The Philippines (R.A. 9346) – from senate.gov.ph

The New Expanded VAT Law of 2005 (R.A. 9337) – from congress.gov.ph

An Act Increasing The Excise Tax Rates Imposed On Alcohol And Tobacco Products, Amending For The Purpose Sections 131,141,142, 143, 144, 145 And 288 Of The National Internal Revenue Code Of 1997, As Amended (R.A. 9334) – from senate.gov.ph

An Act To Institutionalize The Use Of An Alternative Dispute Resolution System In The Philippines And To Establish The Office For Alternative Dispute Resolution, And For Other Purposes (R.A. 9285) – from congress.gov.ph

The Securitization Act of 2004 (R.A. 9267) – from sec.gov.ph

An Act Granting Additional Compensation In The Form Of Special Allowances For Justices, Judges And All Other Positions In The Judiciary With The Equivalent Rank Of Justices Of The Court Of Appeals And Judges Of The Regional Trial Court, And For Other Purposes (R.A. 9227) – from congress.gov.ph

Citizenship Retention and Re-Acquisition Act of 2003 (R.A. 9225) – from philconsulateny.home.mindspring.com

An Act Amending Republic Act No. 9160, Otherwise Known as the “Anti-Money Laundering Act of 2001” (R.A. 9194) – from congress.gov.ph

The Overseas Absentee Voting Act of 2003 (R.A. 9189) – from comelec.gov.ph

An Act Providing for the Modernization, Standardization and Regulation of the Procurement Activities of the Government and for Other Purposes (R.A. 9184) – from dbm.gov.ph

Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBEs) Act of 2002 (R.A. 9178)– from dti.gov.ph

An Act Amending Republic Act Numbered 6768, Entitled,”An Act Instituting A “Balikbayan Program,” By Providing Additional Benefits And Priveleges To Balikbayan And For Other Purposes (R.A. 9174) – from congress.gov.ph

Philippine Nursing Act of 2002 (R.A. 9173) – from congress.gov.ph

An Act Creating The Film Development Council Of The Philippines, Defining Its Powers And Functions, Appropriating Funds Therefor, And For Other Purposes (R.A. 9167) – from congress.gov.ph

An Act Promoting the Welfare of the Armed Forces of the Philippines by Increasing the Rate of Base Pay and Other Benefits of Its Officers and Enlisted Personnel and for Other Purpose (R.A. 9166) – from congress.gov.ph

Comprehensive Dangerous Drugs Act of 2002 (R.A. 9165) – from congress.gov.ph

National Service Training Program Act of 2001 (R.A. 9163) – from congress.gov.ph

General Appropriations Act, FY 2002 (R.A. 9162) – from dbm.gov.ph

Rental Reform Act of 2000 (R.A. 9161) – from hudcc.gov.ph

The Anti-Money Laundering Law (R.A. 9160) – from the website of the scribd.com

The Administrative Naturalization Law of 2000 (R.A. 9139) – from iom.int

Electric Power Industry Reforms Act of 2001 (RA  9136) – from philonline.com.ph

National Caves and Cave Resources Management and Protection Act (R.A. 9072) – from pawb.gov.ph

Fair Elections Act (R.A. 9006) – from comelec.gov.ph

Ecological Solid Waste Management Act of 2000 (R.A. 9003) – from bknet.org

An Act To Ensure The Expeditious Implementation And Completion Of Government Infrastructure Projects By Prohibiting Lower Courts From Issuing Temporary Restraining Orders, Preliminary Injunctions Or Preliminary Mandatory Injuctions, Providing Penalties For Violations Thereof, And For Other Purposes (R.A. No. 8975) – from bknet.org

An Act Establishing the Philippine Food Fortification Program and for Other Purposes (R.A. 8976) – from the website of the Department of Health

An Act to Facilitate the Acquisition of Right-of-Way, Site or Location For National Government Infrastructure Projects and For Other Purposes(R.A. 8974) – from bwf.org

The Securities Regulation Code (R.A. No. 8799) – from the website of the Securities and Exchange Commission

The E-commerce Law (R.A. No. 8792) – from the website of the Office of the Press Secretary

General Banking Law of 2000 (R.A. No. 8791) – from the website of the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas

Retail Trade Liberalization Act of 2000 (R.A. 8762) – from philonline.com.ph

Philippine Clean Air Act of 1999 (R.A. No. 8749) – from the website of the Industrial Ecology Module of the PRIME Project

The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998 (R.A 8550) – from marina.gov.ph

An Act Regulating the Practice Of the Merchant Marine Profession in the Philippines (R.A. 8544) – from accessmaritime.com

“The Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines” (R.A. 8491) – from www..gov.ph

The Animal Welfare Act of 1998 (R.A. 8485) – from American Society of International Law

An Act Deregulating the Downstream Oil Industry and for Other Purposes (R.A 8479) – from http://www.geocities.com/afdb/8479.htm

An Act Authorizing The Commission On Elections To Use An Automated Election System In The May 11, 1998 National Or Local Elections And In Subsequent National And Local Electoral Exercises, Providing Funds Therefor And For Other Purposes (R.A. 8436) – from comelec.gov.ph

Magna Carta for Scientists and Engineers, Researchers and other S&T Personnel in the Government – from dost.gov.ph