AN ORDINANCE IMPOSING ONE-HALF CENTAVO FOR EVERY KILO OF COPRA PURCHASED INSIDE THE PUBLIC MARKET
Be it ordained by the Municipal Council of Maribojoc, Bohol that:
Section 1 – There shall be collected the amount of one-half centavo for every kilo of copra purchased inside the public market, the amount to be paid by the purchaser.
Section 2 – Any person, company, entity or corporation who violates this ordinance shall pay a fine of not less than TWENTY PESOS (P20.00) but not more than FIFTY PESOS (P50.00) or suffer an imprisonment of not less than TWO (2) days but not more than TEN (10) DAYS or both fine an imprisonment at the discretion of the court. The violator must also be required to pay the amount of market ticket fees which he or she had evaded to pay.
Section 3 – This ordinance shall take effect (15) fifteen days after its approval.
APPROVED – July 24, 1975
After due deliberation
RESOLVED, that the foregoing Municipal Ordinance No.18, series of 1975 be and hereby is approved, furnishing copies,
THEREFORE, the Provincial Treasurer, City of Tagbilaran, the Municipal Treasurer, Maribojoc, Bohol and other authorities concerned for their information, guidance, appropriate action and approval.
APPROVED BY MAJORITY VOTES:
PEDRO MADAJE EULALIO CASTILLON, SR
ABDON CORNITO EUSTAQUIO ARABEJO
RESTITUTO ARABEJO ANTONIO GEPAYO
ELPIDIO CHIU TEOPISTO VELOSO
Explaining Negative Votes:
Vice Mayor Chiu: – The imposition of the amount would result in the reduction of the price of copra by one-half centavo in this municipality.
Councilor Veloso – The buyer of copra inside the public market make use of their privilege only during Wednesday which is a market day.
There being no further business before the Council the meeting was adjourned at 12:00 o’ clock and 20 minutes ante meridian.
PEDRO R. CHIU