AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE CAROLING OF ANY FORM OF AT CHRISTMAS SEASON WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MARIBOJOC, BOHOL.
Sponsored by : Hon. Ma. Nenita R. Chiu
WHEREAS, there’s a need to regulate the holding of caroling in any form to safeguard health, lives, and properties of the carolers and house owners;
WHEREAS, regulating the conduct of caroling shall not deprive the carolers form the spirit of Christmas, but enhancing good camaraderie between carolers and house owners, ensuring the house owners to welcome carolers any time of the day without getting annoyed due to nuisance at late hour of the night;
WHEREAS, ther’s a need of Municipal Government to regulate the holding of caroling to avoid carolers form commercializing and taking advantage of the season for earning;
WHEREAS, carolers from other places shall give identity to the Municipal Government and be provided with security during their sojourn within the Municipality of Maribojoc, Bohol;
WHEREFORE, be it ordained by the Sangguniang Bayan of Maribojoc, Bohol that;
Sec. 1 – It shall be unlawful in any form in houses, buildings or establishments within the Municipality of Maribojoc at Christmas Season without securing the Mayor’s Permit in the amount of P350.00 for the whole season except of the following dates:
December 24, 25 and 31 January 1
first Saturday and Sunday of January, February 1 and 2
Sec. 2- Carolers are allowed to carol up to 10:00 P.M. except during Christmas and New Years Eve. This provision shall be stipulated in the Mayor’s Permit.
Sec. 3- Any person or group of persons who violates the provisions of this ordinance shall be fine of not less than P500.00.
Sec. 4 – Exemptions:
1st . . . . . . . . . . . Children with ages from 10 years and below
2nd . . . . . . . . . . . invited to traditional daygon to carol only to the hosting houses
3rd . . . . . . . . . . . disabled or physically handicap carolers are exempted and they required to secure Municipal and Barangay Clearance for
Sec. 5 – Any ordinance or regulation inconsistent to the provisions of this ordinance shall be repealed.
Sec. 6 – This ordinance shall take effect upon approval.
Approved: January 11, 1993
LET copies be furnished the Station Commander, PNP-Maribojoc, All Barangay Captains of Maribojoc, the Municipal Treasurer and other concerned, Maribojoc, Bohol.
PHILIP R. MEDEQUISO
ALBERTO E. ARANGOSO
ATTY. JOSE E. VELOSO
Date signed: January 15, 1993