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2015 ORDINANCE NO. 9 (Liquor Prohibition)

AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING ANYBODY TO DRINK INTOXICATING LIQUOR , INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO WINE, BEER AND RUM, ON OR ALONG THE SIDEWALK OF NATIONAL ROAD, PROVINCIAL ROADS, MUNICIPAL ROADS, BARANGAY ROADS, STREETS AND BRIDGES, WITHIN THIS MUNICIPALITY OF CATARMAN, CAMIGUIN, AT ANYTIME OF THE DAY AND NIGHT.


BE IT ORDAINED by the Sangguniang Bayan of Catarman, Camiguin, during its regular session, the following:


Section 1

TITLE. This ordinance shall be known as “Public Safety Ordinance of 2015.


Section 2

 DECLARATION OF POLICY, It shall be the policy of the Municipality of Catarman, to protect its citizenry from any serious physical injury brought about by intoxicated persons or group of persons.


Section 3

DEFINITION OF TERMS. Unless the context otherwise indicates, the following shall be construed to mean:


3.1 Intoxicating Liquor – any drink with alcohol content;

3.2 Wine – a drink made of fermented juices or grapes;

3.3 Beer - an alcoholic drink brewed from fermented malt;

3.4 Rum – an alcoholic liquor prepared by fermented molasses, sugarcane, etc. and distilling it.

 3.5 Sidewalk – a hard surfaced pedestrian way along the side of road/street.


Section 4

PROHIBITITION. No person or group of persons is/are allowed to drink intoxicating liquor, including but not limited to wine, beer, rum, on or along eh sidewalk of the national road, provincial roads, municipal roads, barangay roads, streets and bridges, within the Municipality of Catarman, at any time of the day and night.


Section 5

PENALTY CLAUSE, Any person caught of found violating this ordinance shall be fined in the amount of Two Thousand (P2,000.00) Pesos or an imprisonment for a period of fifteen (15) days, or both fine and imprisonment, at the discretion of the court.


Section 6

SEPARABILITY CLAUSE. Should any provision of this ordinance or parts thereof be declared unconstitutional or found violative the other provisions separable from the flaws shall remain effective and fully operational.


Section 7

REPEALING CLAUSE. All ordinance or parts thereof inconsistent with the provision of this ordinance are hereby repealed or rescinded.


Section 8

EFFECTIVITY. This ordinance shall take effect immediately.


APPROVED this 5th day of August 2015.


UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED: August 5, 2015


GRACE NIEVES B. VELOSO

SB Secretary


ATTESTED:


PERIOLO T. BANAAG


APPROVED:


VIRGILIO L. DINOROG

NILO PATRICIO K. AMAO

RAUL M. BUHISAN

CLEMENTE E. TORRO

THOMPSON I. BABAEL

VIRGILIA D. LOPEZ

AGUSTIN M. CAINGLES