ORDINANCE REQUIRING ALL AIRGUN OWNERS/HOLDERS TO SECURE A MUNICIPAL PERMIT FOR MUNICIPAL REGULATIONS AND PROVIDING REGISTRATION FEES AND PENALTIES FOR EACH VIOLATORS THEREOF.
Be it ordained by the Municipal Sangguniang Bayan of Maribojoc, Bohol, that:
Sec.1- This ordinance shall be entitled:
“An ordinance requiring all air gun owners/holders to secure Municipal Permit for Municipal regulations and providing registration fees penalties for each violator thereof.”
Se.2- For the purpose of regulation, it air gun owners/holders shall submit to the office of the Station Commander of the Municipality of Maribojoc, Bohol pertinent papers on documents to show ownership of an air gun or air guns for purposes of registration, inspection and regulation.
Sec.3- The air gun owner shall register in person or through his authorized representative with the office of the Station Commamder of the Municipality of Maribojoc, Bohol and declare the number of units, type, make and serial number (if any) of the air gun (3) and other pertinent documents to show ownership during the months of January of each Calendar Year.
Sec.4- Each unit of air gun registered shall be charges a registration fee of P25.00 annually which amount shall be paid in the Municipal Treasurer’s Office and shall accrue to the general fund of the Municipal Government.
Sec.5- There shall be guidelines for the use of the air gun by owners/holders within the jurisdiction of the Municipality.
Sec.6- The guidelines for the use of the air gun owners/possessors are the following:
1. To be used for hunting, purposes, following the rules and regulations provided by the Bureau of Forest Development on hunting wildlife animals and birds.
2. To be used for target practice and selected areas in order to attain marksmanship.
3. For self protection especially within the residence of the owner/possessor.
Sec.7- Failure to register any air gun units with the Office of the Station Commander within prescribed time shall be imposed:
a.) First Offense a fine of P50.00 per unit
b.) Second Offense – a fine of P100.00 per unit
c.) Third Offense confiscation of the air gun/or imprisonment
for a period of 3 to 5 days or both at the discretion of the Court.
Sec.8- For the purpose of the implementation of this ordinance during the first day of its effectivity, this ordinance shall take effect one month after it final approval and after due notice to air gun owner shall have been made. For the subsequent years, the clause of Section 3 shall apply.
Sec.9- All other Municipal Ordinances or regulations of similar nature to this ordinance are hereby repealed and modified accordingly.
After due deliberation
Approved: July 14, 1988
LET copies be furnished the PC Provincial Commander, Camp Dagohoy Tagbilaran City; the Station Commander, INP Maribojoc, Bohol; Commanding Officer, Explosive and Firearms Units, Camp Crame, Quezon City and the Municipal Tresurer, Maribojoc, Bohol for their information and guidance.
ELPIDIO CHIU, SR.