A collection of Philippine laws, statutes and codes not included or cited in the main indices of the Chan Robles Virtual Law Library.
Republic Acts :
|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1009 - AN
ACT GRANTING THE MANILA YELLOW TAXICAB CO., INC., A TEMPORARY PERMIT TO
CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE PRIVATE FIXED POINT-TO-POINT LAND BASED
AND LAND MOBILE RADIO STATIONS FOR THE RECEPTION AND TRANSMISSION OF
RADIO COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES
Subject to the provisions of the Constitution as well as of Act
Numbered Three thousand eight hundred forty-six, entitled "An Act
providing for the regulation of radio stations and radio communications
in the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes"; Act Numbered Three
thousand nine hundred ninety-seven, known as the Radio Broadcasting
Law; Commonwealth Act Numbered One hundred forty-six, known as the
Public Service Act, and their amendments, and other applicable laws,
not inconsistent with this Act, there is hereby granted to the Manila
Yellow Taxicab Co., Inc., its successors or assigns, a temporary permit
to construct, maintain and operate in the Philippines, at such places
as the said corporation may select and the Secretary of Public Works
and Communications may approve, private fixed point-to-point land based
and land mobile radio stations for the reception and transmission of
wireless messages on radiotelegraphy or radiotelephony, each station to
be provided with a radio transmitting apparatus and a radio receiving
Sec. 2. This temporary permit shall continue to be in force during the time that the Government has not established similar service at the places selected by the grantee, its successors or assigns, and is granted upon the express condition that the same shall be void unless the construction or installation of said stations be begun within one year from the date of the approval of this Act and be completed within two years from said date.
Sec. 3. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall not engage in domestic business of telecommunications in the Philippines without further special assent of the Congress of the Philippines, it being understood that the purpose of this temporary permit is to secure to the grantee, its successors or assigns, the right to construct, install, maintain, and operate private fixed point-to-point, land based and land mobile radio stations in such places within the Philippines as the interest of the grantee may justify, and to enable it to better serve the public in the dissemination of news and events of national interest.cralaw
Sec. 4. No fees shall be charged by the grantee as the radio stations that may be established by virtue of this Act shall engage in communications regarding the grantee's business only.cralaw
Sec. 5. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall so construct and operate its radio stations as not to interfere with the operations of other radio stations maintained and operated in the Philippines.cralaw
Sec. 6. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall hold the national, provincial, city or municipal governments of the Philippines harmless from all claims, accounts, demands, or actions arising out of accidents or injuries, whether to property or to persons, caused by the construction or operation of its radio stations.cralaw
Sec. 7. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall be subject to the corporation laws of the Philippines now existing or hereafter enacted.
Sec. 8. The grantee, its successors or assigns, is authorized to operate its private fixed point-to-point, land based and land mobile radio stations in the medium frequency, high frequency, and very high frequency that may be assigned to it by the Secretary of Public Works and Communications.cralaw
Sec. 9. A special right is hereby reserved to the President of the Philippines in time of war, insurrection, public peril, calamity or disaster to cause the closing of the grantee's radio stations or to authorize the temporary use or possession thereof by any department of the Government upon just compensation.cralaw
Section 10. This temporary permit shall be subject to amendment, alteration, or repeal by the Congress of the Philippines when the public interest so requires, and shall not be interpreted as an exclusive grant of the privilege herein provided for.
Section 11. This Act shall take effect upon its
Approved: June 12, 1954