President Benigno Aquino III signed the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 on on 12 September 2013. The law (Republic Act No. 10627) is an act requiring schools to adopt policies to prevent and address all acts of bullying in their institutions. Here’s a primer of the Anti-Bullying Act of 2013:
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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10627 AN ACT REQUIRING ALL ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS TO ADOPT POLICIES TO PREVENT AND ADDRESS THE ACTS OF BULLYING IN THEIR INSTITUTIONS SECTION 1. Short Title. – This Act shall be known as the “Anti-Bullying Act of 2013”.
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10586 AN ACT PENALIZING PERSONS DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL, DANGEROUS DRUGS, AND SIMILAR SUBSTANCES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES SECTION 1. Short Title. – This Act shall be known as the “Anti-Drunk and Drugged Driving Act of 2013?.
The Food and Safety Act of 2013 (Republic Act No. 10611; full text) was signed by President Benigno Aquino on 23 August 2013. It’s provisions should be interest to both consumers and food business operators. Let’s summarize the salient points of this law.
EN BANC A.M. No. 04-10-11-SC RE: RULE ON VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN RESOLUTION Acting on the report of the Committee on Revision of the Rules of Court submitting for this Court’s consideration and approval the Proposed Rule on Violence Against Women and Their Children, the Court Resolved to APPROVE the same.
The Supreme Court released today the result of the 2012 Bar Examination. Congratulations to the following:
Republic of the Philippines Supreme Court Manila A.M. No. 11-9-4-SC EFFICIENT USE OF PAPER RULE Whereas, to produce 500 reams of paper, twenty trees are cut and 100,000 liters of water are used, water that is no longer reusable because it is laden with chemicals and is just released to the environment to poison our […]
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10372 AN ACT AMENDING CERTAIN PROVISIONS OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8293, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES”, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES SECTION 1. Section 6 of Republic Act No. 8293, otherwise known as the “Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines”, is hereby amended to read as follows:
[A.M. No. 12-8-8-SC, 4 September 2012] JUDICIAL AFFIDAVIT RULE Whereas, case congestion and delays plague most courts in cities, given the huge volume of cases filed each year and the slow and cumbersome adversarial system that the judiciary has in place;
It’s official — the amendments to the Intellectual Property Code will soon come into effect. On 28 February 2013, President Benigno Aquino III signed into law Republic Act No. 10372 [full text], which is an Act Amending Certain Provisions of Republic Act No. 8293, otherwise known as the “Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines”, and […]