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1966 ORDINANCE NO. 1

AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING ANY PERSON OR PERSONS TO DESTROY THE WATER METER (CONTADOR) ATTACHED TO THE PIPE OR PIPES OF ANY CONSUMER OR CONSUMERS OR THE WATER SYSTEM OF THIS MUNICIPALITY OF CATARMAN, CAMIGUIN SUBPROVINCE, MISAMIS ORIENTAL AND PROVIDING PENALTY OR PENALTIES THEREOF.


Section 1

Any person or persons are prohibited to destroy the WATER METER (contador) which is attached to his her and/or their pipe or pipes that will determine the volume of water that has been consumed by the owner of owners of the pipe or pipes.


Section 2

PENALTY: Any person or persons found guilty of the prohibition stated is Section 1 hereof, shall be punished in the following manner, to wit:

He or she and/or they shall pay a fine of not less than P50.00 nor more than P100.00, or an imprisonment of not less than 10 days nor more than 30 days or both fine and imprisonment, at the discretion of the court. In addition thereto, the cost or value of the WATER METER destroyed shall be paid by the guilty person or persons.


Section 3

SUBSIDIARY IMPRISONMENT: Those who cannot pay the fine cost or value or the WATER METER (Contador) imposed by the court shall suffer subsidiary imprisonment of P2.50 per day to cover up such fine and cost or value of the WATER METER (Contador) which shall not exceed or be more than 30 days imprisonment in case of insolvency.


Section 4

REPEALING CLAUSE: Any ordinance the provisions of which are inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.


Section 5

EFFECTIVITY: This ordinance shall take effect immediately upon its approval.


APPROVED: May 31, 1966.


PEDRO A. ADAZA, JR.

RODOLFO M, JACOT

UBALDO M. GAA

BENIGNO Q. GABALES

CRISANTA B. BORRES

LUIS A. BANAAG

MACEDON T. BORRES

PABLO C. BABAE

PORFIRIA M. EDER

BLAS ABENDAÑO

DOMINGO N. CHAVES