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A collection of Philippine laws, statutes and codes
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Batas Pambansa Bilang 43
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMANENT NUMBER PLATES TO OWNERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAILERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION SEVENTEEN OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED FORTY-ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-SIX.
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BATAS PAMBANSA BILANG 43
 
 
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF PERMANENT NUMBER PLATES TO OWNERS OF MOTOR VEHICLES AND TRAILERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTION SEVENTEEN OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED FORTY-ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-SIX.
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Section 1.  Section seventeen of Republic Act Numbered Forty-one hundred and thirty-six otherwise known as the Land Transportation and Traffic Code, is hereby amended to read as follows:chanroblesvirtuallawlibrary chanrobles virtual law library

"Sec. 17.   Number plates, preparation and issuance of— chanrobles virtual law library

"The Bureau of Land Transportation shall cause reflective number plates to be prepared and issued to owners of motor vehicles and trailers registered and recorded in the Bureau of Land Transportation under this Act, as amended, for a reasonable fee: Provided, That the fee shall be subject to the approval of the Minister of Transportation and Communications in consultation with the Minister of Finance, and, Provided, further, That the identification, numbers and letters of any motor vehicle number plate shall be permanently assigned to such motor vehicle during its lifetime. No motor vehicles shall be exempted from payment of registration fees. Motor vehicles for hire and privately owned motor vehicles shall bear plates of reflective materials so designed and painted with different colors to distinguish one class from another. chanrobles virtual law library

"The transfer of motor vehicle plates whether temporary or regular, validating tags and/or stickers from one motor vehicle to another without permit from the Bureau of Land Transportation, except security number plates on authorized vehicles, shall be punishable with a fine of not less than Five Thousand Pesos (P5,000.00) and/or imprisonment of six months at the discretion of the Court. chanrobles virtual law library

"For purposes of renewal of registration of motor vehicles, the Director or his Deputies shall issue validating tags and stickers indicating the year of registry, charging a reasonable fee: Provided, That the fee shall be subject to the approval of the Minister of Transportation and Communications in consultation with the Minister of Finance." chanrobles virtual law library


Sec. 2.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval. chanrobles virtual law library

Approved: November 14, 1979






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