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REPUBLIC ACT 10913 or the ANTI-DISTRACTED DRIVING ACT

REPUBLIC ACT 10913 or the ANTI-DISTRACTED DRIVING ACT - 11 Things You Need To Know 1. What is RA 10913 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act? RA 10913 or the Anti-Distracted Driving Act is a new law that prohibits motorists from using communication devices and other electronic entertainment and computing gadgets while vehicles are in motion or temporarily stopped on a traffic light or an...

Inheritance Law

INHERITANCE LAW What inheritance laws apply in Philippines? The law of the foreigner’s nationality governs inheritance in the Philippines. Philippine inheritance law is governed by the Civil Code of the Philippines, with the Rules of Court completing the procedural framework. The general principle in the Philippines is that substantive issues of inheritance, such as the order of succession,...

Senior Citizens Benefits in the Philippines

here's some information from http://www.gov.ph/services/senior-citizens re benefits of Senior Citizens in the Philippines : Senior Citizens Benifits in the Philippines If you or your parents and relatives are Senior Citizen ID card holders, you need to know what specific benefits you are entitled to here in the Philippines. Here is a summary of these privileges and the types of establishments...

Republic Act No. 9262

Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Twelfth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-second day of July, two thousand three. REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262 AN ACT DEFINING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING FOR PROTECTIVE MEASURES FOR VICTIMS, PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFORE, AND FOR OTHER...

SEC readies new rules for Real Estate Firms

here's an article from manila standard's correspondent, roger m garcia for your reference : http://manilastandardtoday.com/2014/02/07/sec-readies-new-rules-for-real-estate-firms/ robert Normal 0 false false false EN-US X-NONE X-NONE MicrosoftInternetExplorer4...

What is a Unilateral Contract ?

WHAT IS A UNILATERAL CONTRACT ? 1. Contract arising where one party (the promisor) makes an offer to pay another party (the promisee) in return for the performance of an act, and the promisee gives his or her assent by performing the said act. A reward offered for providing certain information is an example of a unilateral contract. 2. Type of contract in which only one of the contracting parties...

Conjugal Property – Philippine Law

  Here's some information on conjugal property under Philippine Law, take note that the Family Code of the Philippines was revised during President Corazon Aquino's tenure and was effected on July 6, 1987 and ownership of property, whether paraphernal or not are subject to the Family Code.    Please consult your lawyer for any concerns you may have. Conjugal Partnership Property Art....

Statute of Frauds

Statute of Frauds Descriptive of statutes which require certain classes of contracts to be in writing. The purpose of the Statute is to prevent fraud and perjury in the enforcement of obligations depending for their evidence on the unassisted memory of witnesses, by requiring certain enumerated contracts and transactions to be evidenced by a writing signed by the party to be charged. The Statute does...

Senior Citizen’s Act – Updated BIR Regulations

Regulations Update: BIR Regulations Implementing Expanded Senior Citizens Act The Bureau of Internal Revenue recently issued Revenue Regulations No. 07-10 (the “Regulations”), which implement Republic Act No. 9994, otherwise known as the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010. The major provisions of the Regulations include the following: A.      Income tax and other taxes In general,...

Dual Citizenship Law – Republic Act No. 9225

Dual Citizenship Law REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9225 AN ACT MAKING THE CITIZENSHIP OF PHILIPPINE CITIZENS WHO ACQUIRE FOREIGN CITIZENSHIP PERMANENT, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 63, AS AMENDED, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: Section 1. Short Title - This Act shall be known as the...

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