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Presidential Decrees :
BY PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1958)
WHEREAS, the consumption of fuel by vehicle has reached critical levels thereby contributing to the drain in foreign exchange;
WHEREAS, there is need to conserve energy and fuel and utilize these resources properly;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order and ordain:
Said schedule shall not be changed more often than once every three (3) years, and only upon due notice given to the public at least ninety (90) calendar days before the effectivity of such schedule; "Provided, That registration fees for vehicles owned by the government and its political subdivisions shall be determined in consultation with the Minister of the Budget and Management and within the constraints imposed by available funds; Provided, further, That all motor vehicles, regardless of type and/or classification, which are exclusively used and operated on private roads shall: (1) be subject to a recording fee of Three Hundred Pesos (P300.00) only, for which stickers in lieu of regular plates shall be issued corresponding to the year of recording; (2) not be subject to the Road User's Fee nor the Common Carriers Tax; (3) need not be physically brought to Bureau of Land Transportation Office for recording; and (4) need not be covered by compulsory vehicle insurance as required for registration purposes."
"For uniformity of registration fees and classification, all manufacturers and/or assemblers of motor vehicles, prior to the introduction of a new model motor vehicle, shall submit the specifications of said model to the Bureau of Land Transportation which shall determine under what schedule of registration fees the said model should fall."
Light (1600 CC
CC to 2800 CC)
Heavy (2801 CC
Utility Vehicles including Trucks and Buses
2500 GVW and below
2501 GVW to 4500GVW
4501 GVW and over
Trailers (per 100 kgs. of gross
49 cc and below (without Sidecar)
50 cc to 650 cc (without Sidecar)
651 and above (without Sidecar)
Public Utility Buses
Taxis/Hire Passenger Car
Public Utility Jeeps
Done in the City of Manila, this 11th day of June in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty-four.
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