REPUBLIC ACTS - 1998

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Republic Act No. 8744
December 18, 1998
An Act Repealing Section 3 of Republic Act No 7901 and to Return the Province of Sultan Kudarat to Region XII and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8626
April 15, 1998
An Act Designating The Bayanihan Philippine Dance Company as The Philippine National Folk Dance Company, Defining Its Role and Functions as Such, and appropriating funds therefore
Republic Act No. 8560
February 26, 1998
Philippine Geodetic Engineering Act of 1998
An Act Regulating The Practice of Geodetic Engineering in the Philippines
Republic Act No. 8559
February 26, 1998
Philippine Agricultural Engineering Act of 1998
An Act Regulating The Practice of Agricultural Engineering in the Philippines
Republic Act No. 8558
February 26, 1998
An Act Amending Article 287 of Presidential Decree No. 442, as amended, otherwise known as The Labor Code Of The Philippines by Reducing the Retirement Age of Underground Mine Workers from Sixty (60) to Fifty (50)
Republic Act No. 8557
February 26, 1998
An Act Establishing The Philippine Judicial Academy, Defining Its Powers and Functions, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8555
February 26, 1998
An Act Amending Republic Act No. 8182, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8553
February 25, 1998
An Act Amending Section 41(B) of Republic Act No. 7160, Otherwise known as The Local Government Code of 1991
Republic Act No. 8552
February 25, 1998
Domestic Adoption Act of 1998
An Act Establishing The Rules and Policies on the Domestic Adoption of Filipino Children and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8551
February 13, 1998
Philippine National Police Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998
An Act Providing for the Reform and Reorganization of the Philippine National Police and For Other Purposes, Amending Certain Provisions of Republic Act Numbered Sixty-Nine Hundred And Seventy-Five Entitled, "An Act Establishing The Philippine National Police Under A Re-Organized Department of the Interior and Local Government, and For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 8550
February 25, 1998
The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998
An Act Providing For The Development, Management And Conservation Of The Fisheries And Aquatic Resources, Integrating All Laws Pertinent Thereto, And For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 8545
February 24, 1998
An Act Amending Republic Act No. 6728, Otherwise known as "An Act Providing Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education and Appropriating Funds Therefor," Establishing A Fund for the Purpose of Subsidizing Salaries of Private School Teachers, and Appropriating Funds Therefor
Republic Act No. 8544
February 24, 1998
Philippine Merchant Marine Officers Act of 1998
An Act Regulating The Practice of the Merchant Marine Profession in the Philippines
Republic Act No. 8534
February 23, 1998
Philippine Interior Design Act of 1998
An Act Regulating The Practice of Interior Design in the Philippines
Republic Act No. 8533
February 23, 1998
An Act Amending Title I, Chapter 3, Article 39 of Executive Order No. 209, otherwise known as The Family Code of the Philippines, Nullifying the Prescriptive Period for Action or Defenses Grounded on Psychological Incapacity
Republic Act No. 8532
February 23, 1998
An Act Strengthening Further The Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP), By Providing Augmentation Fund Therefor, Amending for the Purpose Section 63 of Republic Act No. 6657, otherwise known as "The Carp Law of 1988"
Republic Act No. 8525
February 14, 1998
Adopt-a-School Act of 1998
An Act Establishing An "Adopt-a-School Program," Providing Incentives Therefor, and for other Purposes
Republic Act No. 8524
February 14, 1998
An Act Changing the Term of Office of Barangay Officials and Members of the Sangguniang Kabataan From Three (3) Years to Five (5) Years, Amending for the purpose Section 43 of Republic Act Numbered Seven Thousand One Hundred Sixty, otherwise known as The Local Government Code of 1991, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8523
February 14, 1998
An Act Strengthening the Development Bank of the Philippines, amending for the purpose Executive Order No. 81
Republic Act No. 8522
February 14, 1998
General Appropriation Act of 1998
An Act Appropriating Funds for the Operation of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines From January 1 to December 31, Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-Eight, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8506
February 13, 1998
An Act Banning the Registration and Operation of Vehicles with Right-Hand Steering Wheel in any Private or Public Street, Road or Highway, Providing Penalties Therefor and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8505
February 13, 1998
Rape Victim Assistance and Protection Act of 1998
An Act Providing Assistance And Protection For Rape Victims, Establishing For The Purpose A Rape Crisis Center In Every Province And City, Authorizing The Appropriation Of Funds Therefor, And For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 8504
February 13, 1998
Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 1998
An Act Promulgating Policies and Prescribing Measures for the Prevention and Control of HIV/AIDS in the Philippines, Instituting a Nationwide HIV/AIDS Information and Educational Program, Establishing a Comprehensive HIV/AIDS Monitoring System, Strengthening The Philippine National Aids Council, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8503
February 13, 1998
Health Research and Development Act of 1998
An Act Providing for the Promotion of Health Research and Development, Establishing for the Purpose The National Institutes of Health (NIH), Defining its Objectives, Powers and Functions, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8502
February 13, 1998
Jewelry Industry Development Act of 1998
An Act To Promote The Development of the Jewelry Manufacturing Industry, Providing Incentives therefor and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8501
February 13, 1998
Housing Loan Condonation Act of 1998
An Act To Rescue The National Shelter Program of the Government By Condoning the Penalties on all Outstanding/Delinquent Housing Loan Accounts with any of the Government Institutions and Agencies Involved in the National Shelter Program and by Amending Presidential Decree No. 1752, as amended
Republic Act No. 8496
February 12, 1998
Philippine Science High School (PSHS) System Act of 1997
An Act to Establish The Philippine Science High School System and providing funds therefor
Republic Act No. 8495
February 12, 1998
Philippine Mechanical Engineering Act of 1998
An Act Regulating the Practice of Mechanical Engineering in the Philippines
Republic Act No. 8494
February 12, 1998
An Act Further Amending Presidential Decree No. 1080, as amended, by Reorganizing and Renaming The Philippine Export and Foreign Loan Guarantee Corporation, Expanding Its Primary Purposes, and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8493
February 12, 1998
Speedy Trial Act of 1998
An Act To Ensure A Speedy Trial Of All Criminal Cases Before The Sandiganbayan, Regional Trial Court, Metropolitan Trial Court, Municipal Trial Court, And Municipal Circuit Trial Court, Appropriating Funds Therefor, And For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 8492
February 12, 1998
National Museum Act of 1998
An Act Establishing a National Museum System, Providing for its Permanent Home and for other purposes
Republic Act No. 8491
February 12, 1998
Flag and Heraldic Code of the Philippines
An Act Prescribing The Code of the National Flag, Anthem, Motto, Coat-of-Arms and other Heraldic Items and Devices of the Philippines
Republic Act No. 8486
February 11, 1998
Cotton Industry Development Law of 1998
An Act Merging The Philippine Cotton Corporation and the Cotton Research and Development Institute into a Cotton Development Administration, Vesting it with Regulatory Powers and Appropriating Funds for the purpose
Republic Act No. 8485
February 11, 1998
An Act To Promote Animal Welfare in the Philippines, otherwise known as "The Animal Welfare Act of 1998"
Republic Act No. 8484
February 11, 1998
Access Devices Regulation Act of 1998
An Act Regulating The Issuance And Use Of Access Devices, Prohibiting Fraudulent Acts Committed Relative Thereto, Providing Penalties And For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 8479
February 10, 1998
Downstream Oil Industry Deregulation Act of 1998
An Act Deregulating The Downstream Oil Industry And For Other Purposes
Republic Act No. 8446
February 5, 1998
An Act Granting The Fil-Asia Racing Club A Franchise to Construct, Operate and Maintain a Racetrack for Horse Racing in Rizal or Tarlac, or Pampanga or Batangas or Quezon City
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