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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6003 - AN ACT GRANTING MARCELA TRADING AND MARKETING A FRANCHISE TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN PRIVATE FIXED POINT-TO-POINT, PRIVATE COASTAL, LAND-BASED, AERONAUTICAL AND LAND-MOBILE RADIO STATIONS FOR THE TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION OF WIRELESS MESSAGES
Section 1. Marcela Trading and Marketing is hereby granted a franchise to establish, operate and maintain fixed point-to-point, private coastal, land-based, aeronautical and land-mobile radio stations in Makati, Rizal, and in all such places within the Philippines where it operates its business or when the interest of its trade and business activities require, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Public Works and Communications, for the transmission and reception of wireless messages on radiotelegraph and radio telephone, radio teletype, radio photo, facsimile, pictures and such other types of emission to and from said stations, each station to be provided with the necessary radio transmitting and radio receiving apparatus.
Sec. 2. This franchise shall continue in force for a period of twenty-five years, renewable for another twenty-five years, and is granted upon the express condition that the same shall be void unless the construction or installation of at least one station be begun within two years from the date of approval of this Act and be completed within four years from said date.
Sec. 3. The President of the Philippines shall have the power and authority to permit the location of said private fixed point-to-point, private coastal, land-based, aeronautical and land-mobile radio stations on any land of the public domain upon such terms as he may prescribe.
Sec. 4. The grantee shall not engage in the 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 franchise is to secure to the grantee the right to establish, operate and maintain fixed point-to-point, private coastal, land-based, aeronautical and land-mobile radio stations at places herein aforesaid for no other purpose than to promote and subserve the trade and business interests of the grantee.
Sec. 5. No fees shall be charged by the grantee as the radio stations to be established by virtue of this Act shall engage in communications regarding the grantee's business only.
Sec. 6. The grantee shall so construct and operate its stations as not to interfere with the operation of other radio stations maintained and operate in the Philippines.
Sec. 7. The grantee is authorized to operate its radio stations on the frequency or frequencies that may be assigned to it by the Secretary of Public Works and Communications.
Sec. 8. 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.
Sec. 9. This franchise 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.
Enacted without Executive
approval, August 4, 1969.