REPUBLIC ACTS - 2016

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Republic Act No. 10869
May 11, 2016
An Act Converting The Sadanga National High School in Barangay Poblacion, Municipality of Sadanga, Mountain Province Into a National Technical-Vocational High School to Be Known As Sadanga National Technical-Vocational and Skills Training High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10868
May 11, 2016
An Act Separating The Quezon Panitian National High School — Malatgao Extension in Barangay Malatgao, Municipality of Quezon, Province of Palawan From The Quezon Panitian National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School to Be Known As Malatgao National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10867
May 11, 2016
An Act Separating The Parañaque National High School — Don Galo Annex in Barangay Don Galo, City of Parañaque, Metro Manila From The Parañaque National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School to Be Known As Don Galo National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10862
2016

Republic Act No. 10861
May 23, 2016
An Act Establishing a Provincial Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Training, Development, and Product Center in Each of The Provinces of Leyte, Southern Leyte, Biliran, Eastern Samar, Samar, and Northern Samar, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10860
May 23, 2016
An Act Establishing a Multi-Species Marine Hatchery in The Municipality of Sultan Naga Dimaporo, Province of Lanao Del Norte and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10859
May 23, 2016
An Act Establishing a Multi-Species Marine Hatchery in The Municipality of Jose Dalman, Province of Zamboanga Del Norte and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10858
May 23, 2016
An Act Establishing a Multi-Species Marine Hatchery in Barangay Ata-Atahon, Municipality of Nasipit, Province of Agusan Del Norte and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10857
May 23, 2016
An Act Establishing Mangrove Crab Seed Banks, Nurseries and Grow-Out Production Farms in The Municipalities of Virac, Bato, Baras, Gigmoto, Viga, Panganiban, Bagamanoc, San Andres, Caramoran and Pandan, Province of Catanduanes and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10856
May 23, 2016
An Act Establishing a Multi-Species Marine Hatchery in The Municipality of Bantayan, Province of Cebu and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10855
May 23, 2016
An Act Converting The Irosin North High School in Barangay Tinampo, Municipality of Irosin, Province of Sorsogon Into a National High School to Be Known As Irosin North National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10854
May 23, 2016
An Act Separating The Padada National High School - Malinao Extension in Barangay Lower Malinao, Municipality of Padada, Province of Davao Del Sur From The Padada National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School to Be Known As Malinao National High School of Arts and Trade and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10853
May 23, 2016
An Act Separating The Banisilan National High School – Carugmanan Annex in Barangay Carugmanan, Municipality of Banisilan, Province of Cotabato From The Banisilan National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School to Be Known As Carugmanan National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10852
May 23, 2016
An Act Establishing a National High School in Barangay Sto. Niño, Parañaque City to Be Known As Sto. Nino National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10851
May 23, 2016
An Act Converting The Judge Jose De Venecia Sr. Memorial National High School in Barangay Bolosan, City of Dagupan, Province of Pangasinan Into a National Technical-Vocational High School to Be Known As Judge Jose De Venecia Sr. Technical-Vocational Secondary School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10850
May 23, 2016
An Act Establishing a Regular District Office of The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in The City of Baybay, Province of Leyte and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10849
May 23, 2016
An Act Changing The Name of Alcantara National Trade School to Romblon National Institute of Technology
Republic Act No. 10848
May 23, 2016
An Act Further Extending The Period of Implementation of The Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund (ACEF), Amending For The Purpose Republic Act No. 8178, As Amended By Republic Act No. 9496, Entitled: “An Act Replacing Quantitative Import Restrictions On Agricultural Products, Except Rice, With Tariffs, Creating The Agricultural Competitiveness Enhancement Fund, and For Other Purposes”
Republic Act No. 10847
May 23, 2016
An Act Lowering The Age Requirement For Applicants Taking The Board Examination For Social Workers, Providing For Continuing Social Work Education, and Upgrading The Sundry Provisions Relative to The Practice of Social Work
Republic Act No. 10846
May 23, 2016
An Act Enhancing The Resolution and Liquidation Framework For Banks, Amending For The Purpose Republic Act No. 3591, As Amended, and Other Related Laws
Republic Act No. 10845
May 23, 2016
An Act Declaring Large-Scale Agricultural Smuggling As Economic Sabotage, Prescribing Penalties Therefor and For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10844
May 23, 2016
An Act Creating The Department of Information and Communications Technology, Defining Its Powers and Functions Appropriating Funds Therefor, and For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10843
May 11, 2016
An Act Converting The Lakeview Elementary School and The Pedro E. Diaz High School - Lakeview Annex in Barangay Putatan, City of Muntinlupa, Metro Manila Into An Integrated School to Be Known As Lakeview Integrated School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10842
May 11, 2016
An Act Converting The Hulo Elementary School in Barangay Hulo, City of Mandaluyong Into An Integrated School to Be Known As Hulo Integrated School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10841
May 11, 2016
An Act Separating The Digos City National High School - Matti High School Annex in Barangay Matti, City of Digos, Province of Davao Del Sur From The Digos City National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School to Be Known As Matti National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10840
May 11, 2016
An Act Converting The Saliok National High School in Barangay Saliok, Municipality of Natonin, Mountain Province Into a National Technical-Vocational High School to Be Known As Saliok National Technical-Vocational and Skills Training High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10839
May 11, 2016

Republic Act No. 10838
May 11, 2016
An Act Separating The Quezon Panitian National High School — Malatgao Extension in Barangay Malatgao, Municipality of Quezon, Province of Palawan From The Quezon Panitian National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School to Be Known As Malatgao National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10837
May 11, 2016
An Act Separating The Parañaque National High School — Don Galo Annex in Barangay Don Galo, City of Parañaque, Metro Manila From The Parañaque National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School to Be Known As Don Galo National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10836
May 11, 2016
An Act Separating The Don Pablo Lorenzo Memorial High School – Pasonanca Annex in Barangay Pasonanca, Zamboanga City From The Don Pablo Lorenzo Memorial High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School to Be Known As Pasonanca National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10835
May 11, 2016
An Act Separating The Ayala National High School - Tulungatung Annex in Barangay Tulungatung, Zamboanga City From The Ayala National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School to Be Known As Tulungatung National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10834
May 11, 2016
An Act Separating The Dr. Rodolfo V. Pamor, Jr. Memorial National High School – Sangay Western High School Annex in Barangay Tinorongan, Municipality of Sangay, Province of Camarines Sur From The Dr. Rodolfo V. Pamor, Jr. Memorial National High School, Converting It Into An Independent National High School to Be Known As Tinorongan National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10833
May 11, 2016
An Act Converting The Bentuco High School in Barangay Bentuco, Municipality of Gubat, Province of Sorsogon Into a National High School to Be Known As Bentuco National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10832
May 11, 2016
An Act Establishing a National High School in Barangay Camanga, Municipality of Malangas, Province of Zamboanga Sibugay to Be Known As Dionisio Lopez, Sr. National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10831
May 11, 2016
An Act Establishing a National High School in Barangay Balukbahan, Municipality of Bayog, Province of Zamboanga Del Sur to Be Known As Balukbahan National High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10830
May 11, 2016
An Act Converting The Bakhaw Elementary School in Barangay Bakhaw, District of Mandurriao, Iloilo City Into An Integrated School to Be Known As Bakhaw Integrated School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10829
May 11, 2016
An Act Establishing a National Science High School in The City of Pasay to Be Known As Pasay City National Science High School and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10828
May 19, 2016
An Act Establishing a Regular District Office of The Land Transportation Office in The Province of Sarangani and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10827
May 19, 2016
An Act Converting The Satellite Office of The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in District 2, Parañaque City Into a Regular LTO District Office and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10826
May 19, 2016
An Act Establishing a Multi-Species Marine Nursery in The Municipality of Kalamansig, Province of Sultan Kudarat and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10825
May 19, 2016
An Act Establishing Multi-Species Marine Hatcheries in Surigao City and The Municipality of Del Carmen in The Province of Surigao Del Norte and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10824
May 18, 2016
An Act Renaming The Milagros School of Fisheries, Popularly Known As The Masbate School of Fisheries in The Municipality of Milagros, Province of Masbate, As The Masbate Institute of Fisheries and Technology
Republic Act No. 10823
May 18, 2016
An Act Changing The Name of Kasibu National Agricultural School Being Administered By The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in Barangay Pudi, Municipality of Kasibu, Province of Nueva Vizcaya to Nueva Vizcaya Polytechnic Institute
Republic Act No. 10822
May 18, 2016
An Act Granting The Pipol Broadband and Telecommunications Corporation a Franchise to Construct, Install, Establish, Operate and Maintain Telecommunications Systems Throughout The Philippines
Republic Act No. 10821
May 18, 2016
An Act Mandating The Provision of Emergency Relief and Protection For Children Before, During, and After Disasters and Other Emergency Situations
Republic Act No. 10820
May 18, 2016
An Act Renewing For Another Twenty-Five (25) Years The Franchise Granted to Progressive Broadcasting Corporation Under Republic Act No. 7163, As Amended By Republic Act No. 8162
Republic Act No. 10819
May 18, 2016
An Act Renewing The Franchise Granted to Far East Broadcasting Company (Philippines), Inc. Under Republic Act No. 8115, Entitled “An Act Granting The Far East Broadcasting Company (Philippines), Inc., a Franchise to Construct, Maintain and Operate Non-Commercial Radio Broadcasting Stations in The Philippines”
Republic Act No. 10818
May 16, 2016
An Act Renewing The Franchise Granted to The Radio Mindanao Network, Inc. For Another Twenty-Five (25) Years Or a Term That Shall Take Effect On April 18, 2016
Republic Act No. 10817
May 16, 2016
An Act Instituting The Philippine Halal Export Development and Promotion Program, Creating For The Purpose The Philippine Halal Export Development and Promotion Board, and For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10816
May 16, 2016
An Act Providing For The Development and Promotion of Farm Tourism in The Philippines
Republic Act No. 10815
May 16, 2016
An Act Providing For The Establishment of a Technical Education and Skills Development Center in The Municipality of Rizal, Province of Occidental Mindoro to Be Known As The Rizal, Occidental Mindoro TESDA Training and Accreditation Center, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10814
May 13, 2016
An Act Declaring June 23 of Every Year As a Special Working Holiday and No Class Day in Schools in The City of Bacoor To Commemorate Its Anniversary as a City
Republic Act No. 10813
2016

Republic Act No. 10801
May 10, 2016
An Act Governing The Operations and Administration of The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration
Republic Act No. 10770
April 26, 2016
An Act Increasing The Bed Capacity of Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center, Located in Cebu City, From Eight Hundred (800) to One Thousand Two Hundred (1,200) Bed Capacity, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10769
April 26, 2016
An Act Converting The Extension Office of The Land Transportation Office (LTO) Located in The Municipality of Sta. Maria, Province of Bulacan Into a Regular LTO District Office and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10768
April 26, 2016
An Act Declaring August 11 of Every Year a Special Working Holiday in The City of Iligan, Province of Isabela in Commemoration of Its Charter Day Anniversary to Be Known As “Iligan City Charter Day”
Republic Act No. 10767
April 26, 2016
An Act Establishing a Comprehensive Philippine Plan of Action to Eliminate Tuberculosis As a Public Health Problem and Appropriating Fund Therefor
Republic Act No. 10766
April 19, 2016
An Act Extending The Life of The Human Rights Victims Claims Board, Amending For This Purpose Section 29 of Republic Act No. 10368 Entitled, “An Act Providing For Reparation and Recognition of Victims of Human Rights Violations During The Marcos Regime, Documentation of Said Violations, Appropriating Funds Therefor and For Other Purposes”
Republic Act No. 10765
April 15, 2016
An Act Converting The Goa, Camarines Sur Extension Office of The Land Transportation Office (LTO) Into a Regular LTO District Office to Be Located in The Municipality of Tigaon, Province of Camarines Sur
Republic Act No. 10764
April 15, 2016
An Act Establishing a Regular District Office of The Land Transportation Office in The Municipality of Malita, Province of Davao Occidental and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10763
April 15, 2016
An Act Establishing a Regular District Office of The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in The Municipality of Carmona, Province of Cavite and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10762
April 15, 2016
An Act Converting The Extension Office of The Land Transportation Office (LTO) Located in The City of Cabadbaran, Agusan Del Norte Into a Regular LTO District Office and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10761
April 15, 2016
An Act Establishing a Regular District Office of The Land Transportation Office (LTO) in The Municipality of Irosin, Sorsogon and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10760
April 15, 2016
An Act Establishing a Regular District Office of The Land Transportation Office in The Municipality of Nabunturan, Compostela Valley Province and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10759
April 15, 2016
An Act Converting The Extension Office of The Land Transportation Office (LTO) Located in Bayawan City Into a Regular LTO District Office and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10758
April 15, 2016
An Act Converting The Extension Office of The Land Transportation Office (LTO) Located in The Municipality of Agoo, Province of La Union Into a Regular LTO District Office and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 10757
April 8, 2016
An Act Reducing The Retirement Age of Surface Mine Workers From Sixty (60) to Fifty (50) Years, Amending For The Purpose Article 302 of Presidential Decree No. 442, As Amended, Otherwise Known As The “Labor Code of The Philippines”
Republic Act No. 10756
April 8, 2016
An Act Rendering Election Service Non-Compulsory For Public School Teachers, Authorizing The Appointment of Other Qualified Citizens, Providing For Compensation and Other Benefits
Republic Act No. 10755
March 29, 2016
An Act Authorizing The Punong Barangay to Administer The Oath of Office of Any Government Official, Including The President of The Republic of The Philippines, Amending For The Purpose Section 41 of Executive Order No. 292, Otherwise Known As The Administrative Code of 1987, As Amended By Republic Act No. 6733
Republic Act No. 10754
March 23, 2016
An Act Expanding The Benefits and Privileges of Persons With Disability (PWD)
Republic Act No. 10753
March 7, 2016
An Act Renewing The Franchise Granted to The Interactive Broadcast Media, Inc. to Another Twenty-Five (25) Years That Shall Take Effect On September 5, 2021
Republic Act No. 10752
March 7, 2016
An Act Facilitating The Acquisition of Right-Of-Way Site Or Location For National Government Infrastructure Projects
Republic Act No. 10751
March 7, 2016
An Act Changing The Name of Saverona Elementary School in Barangay Saverona, Municipality of Talugtug, Province of Nueva Ecija to Alberto G. Bautista Elementary School
Republic Act No. 10750
March 7, 2016
An Act Changing The Name of Mahinog National High School in Barangay Hubangon, Municipality of Mahinog, Province of Camiguin to Sixto A. Abao National High School
Republic Act No. 10749
March 7, 2016
An Act Changing The Name of Baybay Elementary School in Barangay San Manuel Sur, Municipality of Agoo, Province of La Union to San Manuel Sur Elementary School
Republic Act No. 10748
March 7, 2016
An Act Changing The Name of San Manuel Norte Elementary School in The Municipality of Agoo, Province of La Union to Dr. Manuel T. Cases Sr. Elementary School
Republic Act No. 10747
March 3, 2016
An Act Promulgating a Comprehensive Policy in Addressing The Needs of Persons With Rare Disease
Republic Act No. 10746
March 3, 2016
An Act Changing The Name of San Manuel Norte National High School in The Municipality of Agoo, Province of La Union to Dr. Manuel T. Cases Sr. National High School
Republic Act No. 10743
January 29, 2016
An Act Declaring The Fifth Day of October of Every Year As The National Teachers’ Day
Republic Act No. 10742
January 15, 2016
An Act Establishing Reforms in The Sangguniang Kabataan Creating Enabling Mechanisms For Meaningful Youth Participation in Nation-Building, and For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 10741
January 12, 2016
An Act Strengthening The Operations of The National Labor Relations Commission, Amending For This Purpose Articles 220 and 222 of Presidential Decree No. 442, As Amended, Otherwise Known As The “Labor Code of The Philippines”
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