REPUBLIC ACT No. 3553
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE POSSESSION OF DEADLY ARROW
Section 1. Any person who possesses a deadly arrow or "pana" without permit from a city, municipal, or municipal district mayor, shall be punished by imprisonment for a period of not less than thirty days nor more than six months. The phrase "deadly arrow or 'pana'" as used in this Act means any arrow or dart that when shot from a blow or slingshot can cause injury or death of a person.
Section 2. Any city, municipal or municipal district mayor may issue a permit to any individual to possess a deadly arrow or "pana" if such is to be used to earn a livelihood for such individual.
Section 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 21, 1963
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