REPUBLIC ACTS - 2015

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Republic Act No. 10739
December 29, 2015
An Act Creating An Additional Branch Of The Regional Trial Court To Be Stationed In The Science City Of Muñoz, Situated In The Province Of Nueva Ecija, In The Third Judicial Region, Further Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (C) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10738
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Midsalip National High School – Buloron Annex In Barangay Buloron, Municipality Of Midsalip, Province Of Zamboanga Del Sur From The Midsalip National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Buloron National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10737
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Pio Dalim Memorial School Of Arts And Trades – Sta. Filomena Annex In Barangay Sta. Filomena, Municipality Of Calanasan, Province Of Apayao From The Pio Dalim Memorial School Of Arts And Trades, Converting It Into An Independent National Arts And Trades High School To Be Known As Sta. Filomena School Of Arts And Trades And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10736
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Halapitan National High School – Little Baguio Annex In Barangay Little Baguio, Municipality Of San Fernando, Province Of Bukidnon From The Halapitan National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Little Baguio National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10735
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Bacungan National High School – Talinga Annex In Barangay Talinga, Municipality Of Leon B. Postigo, Province Of Zamboanga Del Norte From The Bacungan National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Talinga National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10734
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Bacungan National High School – Tinuyop Annex In Barangay Tinuyop, Municipality Of Leon B. Postigo, Province Of Zamboanga Del Norte From The Bacungan National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Tinuyop National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10733
December 29, 2015
An Act Converting The Andres Bonifacio Elementary School In Barangay Jalandoni-Wilson, City Proper District, Iloilo City Into An Integrated School To Be Known As Andres Bonifacio Integrated School
Republic Act No. 10732
December 29, 2015
An Act Establishing A National Science High School In The City Of Navotas, Metro Manila To Be Known As Navotas National Science High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10731
December 29, 2015
An Act Establishing A National High School In Barangay Jubas, Municipality Of Libagon, Province Of Southern Leyte To Be Known As Libagon National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10730
December 29, 2015
An Act Establishing A National High School In Barangay Ticwas, Municipality Of Dumalinao, Province Of Zamboanga Del Sur To Be Known As Ma. Clara Lobregat National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10729
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The San Jose National High School – Daniel C. Mantos Annex In Barangay Daniel C. Mantos, Municipality Of Mahayag, Province Of Zamboanga Del Sur From The San Jose National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Daniel C. Mantos National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10728
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Tukuran Technical–vocational High School – Tabuan Annex In Barangay Tabuan, Municipality Of Tukuran, Province Of Zamboanga Del Sur From The Tukuran Technical–vocational High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School, To Be Known As Tabuan National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10727
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Silae National High School – St. Peter Annex In Barangay St. Peter, City Of Malaybalay, Province Of Bukidnon From The Silae National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As St. Peter National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10726
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The General Emilio Aguinaldo National High School Annex In Barangay Pasong Buaya Ii, Imus City, Province Of Cavite From The General Emilio Aguinaldo National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As General Licerio Topacio National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10725
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Kabugao Agro-Industrial High School–lenneng Annex In Barangay Lenneng, Municipality Of Kabugao, Province Of Apayao From The Kabugao Agro-Industrial High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Kabugao National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10724
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Limbaan National High School – Sta. Fe Extension In Barangay Sta. Fe, Municipality Of New Corella, Province Of Davao Del Norte From The Limbaan National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Sta. Fe National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10723
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Luna National High School – Tumog Annex In Barangay Tumog, Municipality Of Luna, Province Of Apayao From The Luna National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National Agricultural And Trade High School To Be Known As Tumog National Agricultural And Trade High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10722
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Libertad National High School – Colongulo Annex In Barangay Colongulo, Municipality Of Surallah, Province Of South Cotabato From The Libertad National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Colongulo National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10721
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Bacungan National High School – Palandok Annex In Barangay Palandok, Municipality Of Leon B. Postigo, Province Of Zamboanga Del Norte From The Bacungan National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Palandok National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10720
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Sta. Marcela National High School–consuelo Annex In Barangay Consuelo, Municipality Of Sta. Marcela, Province Of Apayao From The Sta. Marcela National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Consuelo National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10719
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Alfonso Castañeda National High School – Abuyo Annex In Barangay Abuyo, Municipality Of Alfonso Castañeda, Province Of Nueva Vizcaya From The Alfonso Castañeda National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Abuyo National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10718
December 29, 2015
An Act Separating The Kalinga National High School - Salegseg Annex In Barangay Salegseg, Municipality Of Balbalan, Province Of Kalinga From The Kalinga National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School To Be Known As Balbalan National High School And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10717
2015

Republic Act No. 10716
December 10, 2015
An Act Changing The Name Of Batasan Hills National High School In Barangay Batasan Hills, City Of Quezon, Metro Manila To Corazon C. Aquino National High School
Republic Act No. 10715
December 9, 2015
An Act Creating Three (3) Additional Branches Of The Regional Trial Court To Be Stationed In The City Of Bacolod, Situated In The Province Of Negros Occidental, In The Sixth Judicial Region, Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (G) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10714
December 9, 2015
An Act Creating An Additional Branch Of The Regional Trial Court To Be Stationed In The City Of Vigan, Situated In The Province Of Ilocos Sur, In The First Judicial Region, Further Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (A) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10713
December 9, 2015
An Act Creating Three (3) Additional Branches Of The Regional Trial Court In The National Capital Judicial Region To Be Stationed In Paranaque City, Metro Manila, Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (D) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10712
December 9, 2015
An Act Creating An Additional Branch Of The Regional Trial Court To Be Stationed In Sorsogon City, Situated In The Province Of Sorsogon, In The Fifth Judicial Region, Further Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (F) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10711
December 9, 2015
An Act Creating Five (5) Additional Branches Of The Regional Trial Court And Five (5) Additional Branches Of The Metropolitan Trial Court, In The National Capital Judicial Region, To Be Stationed In Pasay City, Metro Manila, Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (D) And Section 27 Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10710
December 9, 2015
An Act Creating Three (3) Additional Branches Of The Regional Trial Court In The Cities Of Alaminos, Dagupan, And San Carlos, All Situated In The Province Of Pangasinan, In The First Judicial Region, Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (A) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10709
December 9, 2015
An Act Providing For Thirty (30) Days Forfeitable Leave Privileges Annually To All Judges Of The First Level Courts
Republic Act No. 10708
December 9, 2015
An Act Enhancing Transparency In The Management And Accounting Of Tax Incentives Administered By Investment Promotion Agencies
Republic Act No. 10707
November 26, 2015
An Act Amending Presidential Decree No. 968, Otherwise Known As The “Probation Law of 1976”, As Amended
Republic Act No. 10706
November 26, 2015
An Act Protecting Seafarers Against Ambulance Chasing And Imposition Of Excessive Fees, And Providing Penalties Therefor
Republic Act No. 10705
November 20, 2015
An Act Converting The Existing 5th Municipal Circuit Trial Court Of Carmona-General Mariano Alvarez Into A Municipal Trial Court With Seat At The Municipality Of Carmona, And Creating A Separate Municipal Trial Court For The Municipality Of General Mariano Alvarez, All Situated In The Province Of Cavite, In The Fourth Judicial Region, Amending For The Purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10704
November 20, 2015
An Act Creating Nineteen (19) Additional Branches Of The Regional Trial Court In The National Capital Judicial Region To Be Stationed In Quezon City, Metro Manila, Further Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (D) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10703
November 20, 2015
An Act Creating An Additional Branch Of The Regional Trial Court To Be Stationed In The City Of Guihulngan, Situated In The Province Of Negros Oriental, In The Seventh Judicial Region, Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (H) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10702
November 20, 2015
An Act Creating An Additional Branch Of The Regional Trial Court To Be Stationed In The City Of Meycauayan, Situated In The Province Of Bulacan, In The Third Judicial Region, Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (C) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10701
Novemer 20, 2015
An Act Creating An Additional Branch Of The Regional Trial Court To Be Stationed At Initao, Situated In The Province Of Misamis Oriental, In The Tenth Judicial Region, Further Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (K) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10700
Novemer 13, 2015
An Act Creating An Additional Branch Of The Regional Trial Court To Be Stationed In San Jose City, Situated In The Province Of Nueva Ecija, In The Third Judicial Region, Further Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (C) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10699
November 13, 2015
An Act Expanding The Coverage Of Incentives Granted To National Athletes And Coaches, Appropriating Funds Therefor, Repealing For The Purpose Republic Act No. 9064, Also Known As The “national Athletes, Coaches And Trainers Benefits And Incentives Act Of 2001” Or “sports Benefits And Incentives Act Of 2001”
Republic Act No. 10698
November 13, 2015
An Act To Regulate And Modernize The Practice Of Naval Architecture In The Philippines
Republic Act No. 10697
November 13, 2015
An Act Preventing The Proliferation Of Weapons Of Mass Destruction By Managing The Trade In Strategic Goods, The Provision Of Related Services, And For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10696
November 11, 2015
An Act Creating Two (2) Additional Branches Of The Municipal Trial Court In Cities And Two (2) Additional Branches Of The Regional Trial Court To Be Stationed In The City Of Baguio, In The First Judicial Region, Further Amending For The Purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10695
November 11, 2015
An Act Creating A Branch Of The Regional Trial Court To Be Stationed In The City Of San Jose Del Monte, Situated In The Province Of Bulacan, In The Third Judicial Region, Further Amending For The Purpose Section 14, Paragraph (C) Of Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10694
Novemer 11, 2015
An Act Creating Two (2) Additional Municipal Trial Courts In Cities For Angeles City, One (1) Municipal Trial Court For Magalang, And One (1) Municipal Trial Court In Cities For The City Of Mabalacat, All Situated In The Province Of Pampanga, In The Third Judicial Region, Thus Amending For The Purpose Batas Pambansa Blg. 129, Otherwise Known As “the Judiciary Reorganization Act Of 1980”, As Amended, And Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10693
November 3, 2015
An Act Strengthening Nongovernment Organizations (NGOs) Engaged In Microfinance Operations For The Poor
Republic Act No. 10692
November 3, 2015
An Act Providing For The Modernization Of The Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical And Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA), Providing Funds Therefor And For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10691
October 26, 2015
An Act Defining The Role Of The Department Of Labor And Employment (DOLE), The Local Government Units (LGUs), And Accredited Nongovernment Organizations (NGOs) In The Establishment And Operation Of The Public Employment Service Office (Peso), And The Operation Of Job Placement Offices In Educational Institutions (ELs), Amending For The Purpose Sections 3, 5, 6, 7 And 9 Of Republic Act No. 8759, Otherwise Known As The "public Employment Service Office Act Of 1999"
Republic Act No. 10690
October 23 2015
An Act Regulating The Practice Of Forestry In The Philippines And Appropriating Funds Therefor, Repealing For The Purpose Republic Act Numbered Six Thousand Two Hundred Thirty-Nine (R.A. No. 6239), Known As "The Forestry Profession Law"
Republic Act No. 10689
October 23,2015
An Act Declaring August 9 As National Indigenous Peoples Day And Mandating The Meaningful Observance Thereof
Republic Act No. 10688
October 20, 2015
An Act Regulating The Practice Of Metallurgical Engineering In The Philippines, Repealing For This Purpose Presidential Decree Numbered 1536, Otherwise Known As The "Metallurgical Engineering Law Of The Philippines", And For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10687
October 15, 2015
An Act Providing For A Comprehensive And Unified Student Financial Assistance System For Tertiary Education (UniFAST), Thereby Rationalizing Access Thereto, Appropriating Funds Therefor And For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10685
Spetmber 28, 2015
An Act Granting Philippine Citizenship To Peter Leslie Wallace
Republic Act No. 10684
September 18, 2015
An Act Creating An Additional Legislative District In The Province Of Cebu To Be Known As The Seventh Legislative District
Republic Act No. 10682
August 27, 2015
An Act Establishing the Alfonso Sports Academy and Training Center in the Municipality of Alfonso, Seventh Congressional District, Province of Cavite and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10681
August 27, 2015
An Act Establishing the Talisay Sports Academy and Training Center in the City of Talisay, Province of Cebu and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10680
August 27, 2015
An Act Establishing the Misamis Occidental Sports Academy in the Capital City of Oroquieta, Province of Misamis Occidental and Appropriating Funds Therefor and For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10679
August 27, 2015
An Act Promoting Entrepreneurship and Financial Education Among Filipino Youth
Republic Act No. 10678
August 26, 2015
An Act Converting the Davao Regional Hospital Into Davao Regional Medical Center, Increasing Its Bed Capacity and Appropriating Funds Therefor, Amending For the Purpose Republic Act No. 7179
Republic Act No. 10677
August 26, 2015
An Act Increasing the Bed Capacity of the Northern Mindanao Medical Center in Cagayan De Oro City, Amending For the Purpose Republic Act No. 7938, Appropriating Funds Therefor and For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10676
August 26, 2015
An Act Protecting the Amateur Nature of Student-Athletes in the Philippines By Regulating the Residency Requirement and Prohibiting the Commercialization of Student-Athletes
Republic Act No. 10675
August 19, 2015
An Act Converting the Municipality of General Trias in the Province of Cavite Into A Component City to Be Known As the City of General Trias
Republic Act No. 10674
August 19, 2015
An Act Establishing the Davao Del Norte Regional Sports Academy to Be Located in the Davao Del Norte Sports and Tourism Complex and Allocating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10673
August 19, 2015
An Act Reapportioning the Province of Batangas Into Six (6) Legislative Districts
Republic Act No. 10672
August 19, 2015
An Act Granting Philippine Citizenship to Farrell Eldrian Wu
Republic Act No. 10671
August 19, 2015
An Act Changing the Name of Gubat District Hospital to Salvador R. Encinas District Hospital in Gubat, Sorsogon
Republic Act No. 10670
August 20, 2015
An Act Naming the Diversion Road in Tacloban City, Leyte As Gov. Benjamin "Kokoy" T. Romualdez Diversion Road
Republic Act No. 10669
August 18, 2015
An Act Declaring August 18 of Every Year As "Jesse Robredo Day", A Special Working Holiday, and For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10668
July 21, 2015
An Act Allowing Foreign Vessels to Transport and Co-Load Foreign Cargoes For Domestic Transshipment and For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10667
July 21, 2015
An Act Providing For A National Competition Policy Prohibiting Anti-Competitive Agreements, Abuse of Dominant Position and Anti-Competitive Mergers and Acquisitions, Establishing the Philippine Competition Commission and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10666
July 21, 2015
An Act Providing For the Safety of Children Aboard Motorcyles
Republic Act No. 10665
July 9, 2015
An Act Establishing the Open High School System in the Philippines and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10664
2015
An Act Declaring The Last Full Week of August As "Armed Forces of the Filipino People Week"
Republic Act No. 10663
2015
An Act Naming As The 'President Corazon C. Aquino Avenue' The Circumferential Road Which Commences at the Junction of the Ilo-ilo-Dumangas Coastal Road in Balabago Jaro District, Iloilo City, Then Follows a General Westward Direction Along the Floodways South Bank Towards Buhang, Jaro; Tacas, Jaro And Ungka II, Pavia, Then Traverses Southwards to the Mandurriao District, Iloilo City-Pavia-San Miguel Tri-Border, And Ends at the Ilo-ilo Antique Road, Near The Center of Arevalo District, Iloilo City
Republic Act No. 10662
July 3, 2015
An Act Naming a Stretch of the National Highway Along the Iloilo Diversion Road/Iloilo Capiz Road (Old Route) Which Begins at the Junction of General Luna to the Airport Access Road and Ends at the Gate of the Iloilo International Airport, Traversing The Municipalities of Pavia, Sta. Barbara and Cabatuan, and Iloilo City, as "Senator Benigno S. Aquino, Jr. Avenues"
Republic Act No. 10661
May 29, 2015
An Act Declaring November of Every Year As National Children's Month
Republic Act No. 10660
April 16, 2015
An Act Strengthening Further the Functional and Structural Organization of the Sandiganbayan, Further Amending Presidential Decree No. 1606, As Amended, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10659
March 27, 2015
An Act Promoting and Supporting the Competitiveness of the Sugarcane Industry and For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10658
March 27, 2015
An Act Separating the City of Biñan From the First Legislative District of the Province of Laguna to Constitute the Lone Legislative District of the City of Biñan
Republic Act No. 10657
March 27, 2015
An Act Regulating and Modernizing the Practice of Chemistry in the Philippines, Repealing For the Purpose Republic Act Numbered Seven Hundred Fifty-Four (R.A. No. 754), Otherwise Known As the Chemistry Law of the Philippines
Republic Act No. 10656
March 25, 2015
An Act Postponing the Sangguniang Kabataan Elections to the Last Monday of October 2016, Amending For the Purpose Republic Act No. 9164, As Amended, Entitled "An Act Providing For Synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections, Amending Republic Act No. 7160, As Amended, Otherwise Known As the 'local Government Code of 1991', and For Other Purposes"
Republic Act No. 10655
March 13, 2015
An Act Repealing the Crime of Premature Marriage Under Article 351 of Act No. 3815, Otherwise Known As the Revised Penal Code
Republic Act No. 10654
February 27, 2015
An Act to Prevent, Deter and Eliminate Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing, Amending Republic Act No. 8550, Otherwise Known As "The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998," and For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10653
February 12, 2015
An Act Adjusting the 13th Month Pay and Other Benefits Ceiling Excluded From the Computation of Gross Income For Purposes of Income Taxation, Amending For the Purpose Section 32(B), Chapter Vi of the National Internal Revenue Code of 1997, As Amended
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