AN ORDINANCE PENALIZING PARENTS AND/OR GUARDIAN WHO ALLOW
OR PERMIT THEIR CHILDREN AND/OR WARD TO LOITER, ROAM, LOAF
AND/OR PLAY IN THE STREETS OR ANY PUBLIC PLACES FROM 7:00 TO 11:00
IN THE EVENINGS; AND PROHIBITING SAME CHILDREN TO PLAY INSIDE
THE PUBLIC MARKET
Be it ordained by the Municipal Sangguniang Bayan, that:
SECTION 1: It shall be unlawful for parents and/or guardian of children and/or wards whose ages range from six (6) to fourteen (14) years old to allow or permit their child, children and/or ward to loiter, roam, loaf and/or play, or ride bicycles around the town in the streets or any public places from 7:00 to 11:00 o’clock in the evening except on the following conditions and occasions:
a) when the child is sent on an errand;
b) when in company with his parents and/or guardian;
c) during evenings where the following or succeeding day is not a school day; and
d) during town affairs or program;
and to prohibit the same children to play inside and within the premises of the public market.
SECTION 2: That violation of the provisions of this ordinance shall be penalized as follows:
a) First offense shall be punished by a REPRIMAND by the Sub-Station
b) Second offense shall be penalized by a fine of TEN PESOS (P10.00) but not more than THIRTY PESOS (P30.00) or an imprisonment of not less TtWO (2) DAYS but not more than SIX (6) DAYS or both fine and imprisonment at the discretion of the court shall be imposed.
SECTION 3: This ordinance shall take effect on February 25, 1977.
APPROVED, February 10, 1977.
After due deliberation,
RESOLVED, that the foregoing Municipal Ordinance No. 4, series of 1977 be and hereby is approved, furnishing copies.
THEREFORE, the Sub-Station Commander, all Barangay Captains, the District Supervisor, the Principals, all PTA Presidents of Maribojoc, Bohol for their information, guidance, dissemination and appropriate action.