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|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1546 - AN ACT
GRANTING THE ESSEL, INCORPORATED, A TEMPORARY PERMIT TO ESTABLISH,
MAINTAIN AND OPERATE PRIVATE FIXED POINT-TO-POINT RADIOTELEPHONE
STATIONS FOR THE TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION OF WIRELESS MESSAGES TO AND
FROM SAID STATIONS
|Section 1. The
Essel, Incorporated, its successors or assigns, is hereby granted a
temporary permit to establish, maintain and operate private fixed
point-to-point radiotelephone stations in the City of Bacolod and in
other parts of the Philippines where it operates and its business,
subject to the approval of the Secretary of Public Works and
Communications, for transmission and reception of messages to and from
said stations, including its mobile unit.
Sec. 2. The President of the Philippines shall have the power and authority to permit the construction, maintenance, and operation of said private fixed point-to-point radiotelephone stations on any land of the public domain upon such terms as he may prescribe.
Sec. 3. The temporary permit granted under this Act shall continue to be in force while the Government has not established similar service at places hereinabove stated, and subject to the condition that the grantee, its successors or assigns, shall start operation under said permit within one and a half years from the date of the approval of this Act.cralaw
Sec. 4. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall not engage in domestic business of telecommunications in the Philippines, it being understood that the temporary permit granted under this Act merely secures the right of the grantee to establish, maintain, and operate private fixed point-to-point radiotelephone stations at the places hereinabove stated for no other purpose than to promote, protect and subserve the trade and business interests of the grantee.
Sec. 5. The actual operation of said private fixed point- to-point radiotelephone stations shall not commence until after the Secretary of Public Works and Communications shall have allotted to the grantee the frequencies and wave lengths to be used thereunder.cralaw
Sec. 6. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall construct and operate its radio stations as not to interfere with the operation of other radio stations maintained and operated in the Philippines.cralaw
Sec. 7. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall hold the national, provincial, city and municipal governments of the Republic 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 radiotelephone stations.
Sec. 8. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall be subject to the corporation laws of the Philippines now existing or which may hereafter be enacted.cralaw
Sec. 9. A special right is hereby reserved to the President of the Philippines in time of war, rebellion, public peril, calamity, disaster or disturbance of peace or order to cause the closing of the grantee's radiotelephone stations or to authorize the temporary use and operation thereof by any department of the Government upon just compensation.cralaw
Section 10. The temporary permit granted under this Act 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.cralaw
Section 11. This Act shall take effect upon its
Approved: June 16, 1956