Your Cart

Legislative Tracking System

1977 ORDINANCE NO. 1

Section 1

All water subscribers could be required to install a water meter provided by the municipal government of Catarman, Camiguin.


Section 2

Every water subscriber should pay the cost of the water meter installed in his water connection at cost price in twenty four equal installments.


Section 3

The Municipal Treasurer is authorized to cut the water connection of water subscribers who refused to install a water meter.


Section 4

All installment payments from subscribers received by the Municipal Treasurer should be duly issued with Official Receipts and at the end of the month, this amount should be remitted to the Development Bank of the Philippines as amortization.


Section 5

A water subscriber has the sole responsibility to see to it that care should be taken that the water meter malfunction, it is the prime duty of the owner of the water to have it repaired immediately, which period should not exceed five days time. Failure on the part of the subscriber concerned will mean the cutting of his water connection and the seizure of his water meter to be impounded in the Office of the Municipal Treasurer, which will be returned to the subscriber concerned as soon as he is in a position to repair the same.


Section 6

Future applicants for water connection should provide their own water meter, if the municipality has no more water meter to spare.


Section 7

Before a water meter is installed to any water subscriber all his delinquencies in water fees should be first paid, otherwise no water meter should be installed, and instead his water connection should be out.


Section 8

A water subscriber who fails to settle his water fee after a lapse of two months should be given a warning to this effect. If he still fails to do so, the Municipal Treasurer can order the plumber to cut the water connection.


Section 9

PENALTY: Any subscriber who violates any of the provisions of this ordinance shall be fined of not less than one hundred pesos and not more than one hundred fifty pesos or imprisonment of not less than one month and not more than six months.


Section 10

REPEALNG CLAUSE: Any provisions of the existing ordinance or parts thereof inconsistent with this ordinance are hereby repealed accordingly.


Section 11

EFFECTIVITY: That this ordinance shall take effect after ten days from the passage of the same.


UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED:


PROCOPIO B. RAÑIN

GUILLERMO M. JACOT

CRISOLOGO P. LLACUNA

LUIS A. BANAAG, SR.

ELIAS MA. PAGUTE

JOSE RA. BULLECER

SYLVIA L. DE LOS REYES

AURELIO B. ESIC

JOSEFA Y. TAGARDA

PANFILO C. MAGTO

DIONISIO T. BITAS

PEDRO ADAZA, JR.

ROLANDO E. JACOT

ROMEO BER PALARCA

FORTUNATO B. DE LOS REYES, SR.