AN ORDINANCE IMPOSING LANDING OR ANCHORAGE FEE AT THE MARIBOJOC ROCK CAUSEWAY OR WHARF AND FISH LANDING AND DUCKING AREA ALONG THE MARIBOJOC SHORELINES AND RIVER BANKS.
Sponsored by: Hon. Isidro P. Mirontos, Sr.
WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991, has given Local Government Units greater autonomy most especially the power to produce more income by way of exploring its own sources;
WHEREAS, Section 155 of the said Local Government Code of 1991 empowering or authorizes the Sangguniang Bayan concerned to fix the rate for the imposition of tool fees of charges for the use among other wharf or pier;
THEREFORE, be it ordained by the Sangguniang Bayan of Maribojoc, Bohol during the session duly assembled;
Sec. 1 – This ordinance shall be known and referred to as Municipal Tax Ordinance of Maribojoc, Bohol.
Sec. 2 – Definition of Terms: The following terms used in this ordinance shall have the following meaning:
a ) Municipal – means the Municipality of Maribojoc
b ) Sangguniang Bayan – means the Sangguniang Bayan of
c ) Wharf/Causeway – means pier or erection on the shore of a harbor
for discharging or taking in cargoes or
passengers including makeshift wharf along the
seashore or river banks.
d.) Municipal Treasurer – means Municipal Treasurer of Maribojoc,
Sec. 3 – There shall be levied upon any person, natural or juridical owners of the
a.) Bamboo raft or Gaket . . . . . . . P20.00/landing or ducking
b.) Banca with a gross weight
Of one (1) tonnage . . . . . . . . . P50.00/landing or ducking
c.) Banca with gross weight of
1.1 tonnage but not more
than five (5) tonnage . . . . . . . .P100.00/landing or ducking
Sec. 4 – Exemptions:
a.) Those holders of Permit/License from the Municipal Government
Code Maribojoc, Bohol.
b.) Banca or Pumpboat used for picnic, excursion or pleasure trip other
than used for purposes of business.
Sec. 5 – The Municipal Treasurer shall implement and enforce strict compliance of this ordinance upon approval.
Sec. 6 – If the foregoing tax shall be collected by the Barangay Units, the Barangay Treasurer thru the Barangay Captains are hereby authorized to collect and receive the corresponding tax and retained 25% thereof representing share for the Barangay Fund.
Sec. 7 – Penalties : Any owner of the foregoing raft, banca or vessel found guilty of violating any acts or omission shall be punished by a fine of not less than One Hundred Pesos (P1,000.00) or imprisonment of not less than one month but not exceeding six (6) months or both at the discretion of the court.
In case the violation is committed by a juridical person or corporation or partnership, the President, Manager, Director, partners or any other officials responsible who shall have instructed or induced the commission of the offense shall be criminally liable as principal thereof.
Sec. 8 – This ordinance repeals all other ordinances inconsistent with this ordinance are hereby amended accordingly.
Sec. 9 – Effectivity : This ordinance shall take effect upon approval.
PABLO A. BALUMA
( Acting )
ALBERTO E. ARANGOSO