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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 45 November 10, 1972
AMENDING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 7, ENTITLED "PRESCRIBING THE ORDERLY MARKETING OF LIVESTOCKS AND ANIMAL PRODUCTS AND NEW REGULATIONS ON ANIMAL FEEDS"
WHEREAS, complaints have been received from many municipalities that the abolition of certain fees under Presidential Decree No. 7 dated October 1, 1972, in connection with the production, marketing and slaughter of livestock has greatly prejudiced the stability of their finances of income; and
WHEREAS, it is the policy of the Government to promote the economic stability and self sufficiency of local governments;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution as Commander-in-Chief of all the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and pursuant to Proclamation No. 1081, dated September 21, 1972, and General Order No. 1 dated September 22, 1972, do hereby amend Presidential Decree No. 7 dated October 1, 1972, so as to allow local governments to charge the ordinary fee for the issuance of a certificate of ownership and one peso (P1) for the issuance of a transfer certificate; Provided, That such transfer fee shall be collected only once if a livestock is to be transferred more than once in one day.
This Decree is hereby made a part of the law of the land and shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 10th day of November, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy two.
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