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RA 10591 | Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act

RA 10591 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A COMPREHENSIVE LAW ON FIREARMS AND AMMUNITION AND PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

ARTICLE I
TITLE, DECLARATION OF POLICY AND DEFINITION OF TERMS

Section 1. Short Title. – This Act shall be known as the "Comprehensive Firearms and Ammunition Regulation Act".

Section 2. Declaration of State Policy. – It is the policy of the State to maintain peace and order and protect the people against violence. The State also recognizes the right of its qualified citizens to self-defense through, when it is the reasonable means to repel the unlawful aggression under the circumstances, the use of firearms. Towards this end, the State shall provide for a comprehensive law regulating the ownership, possession, carrying, manufacture, dealing in and importation of firearms, ammunition, or parts thereof, in order to provide legal support to law enforcement …

Midwife Licensure Examination Top Performing Schools

April 2019 Midwife Licensure Examination Top Performing School
The top performing school in the April 2019 Midwife Licensure Examination as per commission resolution no.2017-1058(C) series of 2017: with 25 or more examinees and with at least 85% passing percentage;

Top 1 - Integrated Midwives Association of the Philippines Foundation School of Midwifery
             Total Number of Examinees - 29
             Total Number Passed - 28
             Percentage Passed - 96.55%


List of Successful Examinees

Top Ten (10) Examinees

Midwife Licensure Examination Results

April 2019 Midwife Licensure Examination Results
The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 460 out of 1,416 examinees passed the Midwife Licensure Examination given by the Board of Midwifery in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu, Davao, Legazpi, Pagadian, Tacloban, Tuguegarao, and Zamboanga this April 2019.

The members of the Board of Midwifery who gave the licensure examination are:
Dr. Alejandro R. San Pedro, Chairman;
Dr. Remy B. Dequina, member;
Dr. Josephine H. Hipolito, member;
Dr. Lolita I. Dicang, member; and
Ms. Rhodora L. Lopez, member.

From April 22 to April 23, 2019, registration for the issuance of Professional identification card (ID) and Certificate of registration will be done on-line. Please go to www.prc.gov.ph and follow instructions for initial registration.

Those who will register are required to bring the following:

Downloaded duly accomplished oath form or Panunumpa ng Propesyonal;
Notice of admission (for identification only);

Midwife Licensure Examination Top 10

April 2019 Midwife Licensure Examination Top 10
The successful examinees who garnered the 10 highest places in the April 2019 Midwife Licensure Examination are the following:

1st Place - Melanie Mae Misal Cuba 88.80%
                  Mabini College - Daet

                  Thinkerbell Maranan Lafuerte 88.80%
                  Mabini College - Daet

2nd Place - Brenda Peñaflorida Pangantihon 88.65%
                   New Lucena Polytechnic College

3rd Place - Niña Jane Parinasan Archibal 87.75%
                  Cebu School of Midwifery

4th Place - Aldin Pagnausan Manabat 87.10%
                  Mati Doctors College

5th Place - Sheila Mae Estreller Cortez 86.95%
                  Cebu School of Midwifery

6th Place - Gizelle Correche Quibuyen 86.75%
                  Chirst The King Of Calbayog

7th Place - Danirah Kaye Tabarejo Tabarejo 86.70%
                  PLT College, Inc.

8th Place - Michelle Mae Simene 86.60%
                  Saint Paul College Foundation, Inc (Cebu-St Paul C…

PD 1829

Presidential Decree No. 1829
PENALIZING OBSTRUCTION OF APPREHENSION AND PROSECUTION OF CRIMINAL OFFENDERS

Whereas, crime and violence continue to proliferate despite the sustained vigorous efforts of the government to effectively contain them;

Whereas, to discourage public indifference or apathy towards the apprehension and prosecution of criminal offenders, it is necessary to penalize acts which obstruct or frustrate or tend to obstruct or frustrate the successful apprehension and prosecution of criminal offenders;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law do hereby decree and order the following:

SECTION 1. The penalty of prision correccional in its maximum period, or a fine ranging from 1,000 to 6,000 pesos, or both, shall be imposed upon any person who knowingly or willfully obstructs, impedes, frustrates or delays the apprehension of suspects and the investigation and prosecution of criminal cases by committ…

CIDG arrested a Liberian national for estafa

CIDG Anti Fraud and Commercial Crimes Unit arrested Liberian national Junior Kwiagaye (a.k.a Clayton Eaton Stafford) who duped a 50-yr-old public school teacher in Tuguegarao, Cagayan to give him around Php1,000,000.00 in an “online love scam” modus.(maan macapagal)

He will be charged with the following:
1. Violation of Art.315 Estafa/Swindling par.2(a) of the RPC;
2. Art.178 Using Fictitious Name of the RPC; and
3. PD 1829 Obstruction of Justice.

The elements of Estafa under the penal provision which Junior Kwiagaye is charged are:
1. The accused defrauded another by means of deceit; and
2. Damage or prejudice capable of pecuniary estimation is caused to the offended party.

The elements of using Fictitious Name as an offense are:
1. Offender uses a name other than his real name;
2. He uses the fictitious name publicly;
3. Purpose of use is to conceal a crime, to evade the execution of a judgment or to cause damage to public interest.

P.D. 1829 penalizes the act of any person who kno…

Electronics Engineer Licensure Examination Results

April 2019 Electronics Engineer Licensure Examination Results Released in Three (3) Working Days.

The Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) announces that 1,365 out of 2,790 passed the Electronics Engineer Licensure Examination and 1,473 out of 1,816 passed the Electronics Technician Licensure Examination given by the Board of Electronics Engineering in the cities of Manila, Baguio, Cagayan De Oro, Cebu, Davao and Legazpi this April 2019

The members of the Board of Electronics Engineering who gave the licensure examinations are Engr. Alnar L. Detalla, Chairman, Engr. Enrico Claro R. Delmoro and Engr. Herminio J. Orbe, Members.

The results were released in three (3) working days after the last day of examinations.

From April 22 to April 30, 2019, registration for the issuance of Professional Identification Card (ID) and Certificate of Registration will be done on-line.  Please go to www.prc.gov.ph and follow instructions for initial registration.  Those who will register are requir…

Electronics Engineer Licensure Examination Top Performing Schools

The top performing schools in the April 2019 Electronics Engineer Licensure Examination as per PRC Resolution No.2017-1058(C) series of 2017 with 20 or more examinees  and with at least 80% passing percentage are the following:

No.1  UP Diliman
          Total Number of examinees - 25
          Total Number Passed - 25
          Percentage Passed - 100%

No.2  University of Batangas
          Total Number of examinees - 24
          Total Number Passed - 21
          Percentage Passed - 87.5%

No.3  Mindanao State University - Gen.Santos City
          Total Number of examinees - 23
          Total Number Passed - 20
          Percentage Passed - 89.96%

No.4  De La Salle University - Manila
          Total Number of examinees - 31
          Total Number Passed - 26
          Percentage Passed - 83.87%

No.5  Adamson University
          Total Number of examinees - 40
          Total Number Passed - 32
          Percentage Passed - 80%


The top performing schools in the April 2019 Electro…

Electronics Engineer Licensure Examination Top 10

The successful examinees who garnered the 10 highest places in the April 2019 Electronics
Engineer Licensure Examination are the following:

1st Place - Malcolm Leeland Paraz Kwok 90.70%
                  De La Salle University - Manila

2nd Place - Ecclesiastes Guma Montaos Jr. 89.40%
                   Mindanao State University - Iligan Institute of Technology

                  Jethro Lee Pascual Ocean 89.40%
                  De La Salle University - Manila

3rd Place - Erick John Bulaong Reyes 89.30%
                  Mapua University (formerly MIT) Manila

                  Juan Miguel Hudencial Villarroel 89.39%
                  FEU - Institute of Technology

4th Place - Cyrille John Entero Sili 89.20%
                  Asia Pacific College

5th Place - Elmer Pastor Joaquin 88.70%
                  Adventist University of The Philippines

6th Place - Jomar Borbe Calauod 88.10%
                  FEU - Institute of Technology

                  Allan Lorenz Pulido Cantal 88.10%
         …

PD 1612 (Anti-Fencing Law of 1979)

PD 1612

Presidential Decree No. 1612

ANTI-FENCING LAW OF 1979

WHEREAS, reports from law enforcement agencies reveal that there is rampant robbery and thievery of government and private properties;

WHEREAS, such robbery and thievery have become profitable on the part of the lawless elements because of the existence of ready buyers, commonly known as fence, of stolen properties;

WHEREAS, under existing law, a fence can be prosecuted only as an accessory after the fact and punished lightly;

WHEREAS, is imperative to impose heavy penalties on persons who profit by the effects of the crimes of robbery and theft.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order and decree as part of the law of the land the following:

Section 1. Title. This decree shall be known as the Anti-Fencing Law.

Section 2. Definition of Terms. The following terms shall mean as follows:

(a) “Fencing” is the act of any person w…