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|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1589 - AN ACT
GRANTING THE BINALBAGAN-ISABELA SUGAR COMPANY, INC., A TEMPORARY PERMIT
TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE PRIVATE FIXED POINT-TO-POINT RADIO
STATIONS FOR THE RECEPTION AND TRANSMISSION OF RADIO COMMUNICATIONS
WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES
|Section 1. There
is hereby granted to the Binalbagan- Isabela Sugar Company, Inc., its
successors or assigns, a temporary permit to construct, maintain and
operate in the Philippines, at such places as the said company may
select, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Public Works and
Communications, private fixed point-to-point 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 apparatus.
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, and is granted upon the express condition that the same shall be void unless the grantee shall start the operation of said stations within one and one-half years from the date of the approval of this Act.cralaw
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 the right to construct, install, maintain and operate private fixed point-to-point radio stations in such places within the Philippines as the interest of the company and of its trade and business may justify.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.
Sec. 5. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall so 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. 6. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall hold the national, provincial, city, and 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.cralaw
Sec. 8. The grantee, its successors or assigns, is authorized to operate its private fixed point-to-point radio stations in the medium frequency, high frequency and very high frequency that may be assigned to him by the Secretary of Public Works and Communications.
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.cralaw
Section 11. This Act shall take effect upon its
Approved: June 16, 1956