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1974 ORDINANCE NO. 10

AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE ESTABLISHMENT, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF COCKPIT WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY OF CATARMAN, PROVINCE OF CAMIGUIN.


Be it ordained by the Municipal Council of Catarman, Camiguin, Philippines, that:


Section 1

DECLARATION OF POLICY. Section 2238 of the Revised Administrative Code provides that the Municipal Council shall have the power to enact ordinances for the health and safety, promote the prosperity, improve the morals, peace, good order, comfort, and convenience of the municipality and the inhabitants thereof, now adapts same as its policy in vies of the following prevailing conditions:


a) The thievery of coconuts had lately been increasing;

b) Peace and order is now becoming a problem; and

c) The prosperity of the people had been at a stand-still; all of these are because of gambling, either in cockfighting or in any other form.


Section 2

Considering the foregoing prevailing conditions, no person or persons, association or corporation shall be issued a permit to establish, maintain, or operate cockpit within the municipality of Catarman, province of Camiguin.


Section 3

PENALTY: Any person or persons, association or corporation found establishing, maintaining and or operating cockpit within this municipality of Catarman, province of Camiguin, shall suffer a penalty of a fine of not less than P100.00, more than P200.00, or an imprisonment of not less than 20 days, more than 30 days or both fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the court.


Section 4

REPEALING CLAUSE: That any ordinance whose provision or provisions is/are inconsistent with the provision or provisions of this ordinance is/are hereby repealed.


Section 5

EFFECTIVITY: That this ordinance shall take effect on February 7, 1974.


APPROVED: February 1, 1974.


PROCOPIO B. RAÑIN

VICENTE C. LUMACANG, SR.

CRISOLOGO P. LLACUNA

LUIS A. BANAAG, SR.

GUILLERMO M. JACOT

FELIX M. MACABAYA, SR.

JOSE RA. BULLECER

ELIAS MA. PAGUTE

PABLO C. BABAEL

FORTUNATO B. DE LOS REYES, SR.