AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING THE PLAYING OF ROLLER SKATES AND OTHER SIMILAR ACTIVITIES ALONG THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY AND BUSY STREETS WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY OF MARIBOJOC, PROVINCE OF BOHOL.
Authored by: Hon. Ma. Nenita R. Chiu
Co-Authored by: Hon. Pablo A. Baluma.
WHEREAS, it is the prime duty of the Sangguniang Bayan to enact measures to ensure public safety, specifically along roadways;
WHEREAS, children and teeners are observed to be playing roller skates along the National Highway and busy streets in our municipality, that cause high risk to their lives and to the lives of the riding public;
WHEREAS, the playing or roller skates and other similar activities along busy streets in our municipality shall also render traffic hazards;
WHEREFORE, be it ordained by the Sangguniang Bayan of Maribojoc, Bohol, that:
SECTION 1: The playing of roller skates and other similar activities along the National Highway and busy streets within the municipality of Maribojoc, Bohol, is prohibited;
SECTION 2: The busy streets include the streets within the periphery of the Municipal Hall and Public Market, such as Echavez St., Redulla St., Jugo St., Rizal St., San Vicente St., and a portion of the Santa Cruz St.
SECTION 3: Persons caught violating any provision of this Ordinance shall be fined within not less than P500.00 or an imprisonment of not less than one day or both at the discretion of the court.
SECTION 4: Persons and or guardians who tolerate their young children to play roller skating and other similar activities along the prohibited streets shall assume the penalty imposed and other civil liabilities in case of destruction of properties and other damages;
SECTION 5: This ordinance shall take effect upon approval.
Approved: December 18, 1995
Let copies be furnished the Barangay Captains of Maribojoc, Bohol for their information and dissemination purposes.
PHILIP R. MEDEQUISO
ALBERTO E. ARANGOSO
ATTY. JOSE E. VELOSO
Date signed: __________________