AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO.465, SERIES OF 1991 INTO: AN ORDINANCE PROHIBITING DRIVERS AND CONDUCTORS OF ALL PASSENGER VEHICLES FROM LOADING AND UNLOADING PASSENGERS AND CARGOES WITHIN THE DESIGNATED AREA OF SAN VICENTE AND SANTA CRUZ STREETS OF POBLACION, MARIBOJOC, BOHOL.
Authored by: Hon. Pablo0 A. Baluma
Co-Authored by: Hon. Filomena V. Asedilla
WHEREAS, the Sangguniang Bayan serves as a constitutional repository of police power and exercise the prerogative of determining the policy of the Municipal Government, it serves by force of circumstances as the judge of necessity, adequacy and wisdom, of any law promulgated and adopted to implement public policy or to achieve public interest;
WHEREAS, it is the duty of the Sangguniang Bayan to regulate the use of streets in order to maintain peace and order and to avoid prejudices in the use of public streets and in the interest of public welfare;
WHEREAS, the previous ordinance shows some technical loopholes as far as the implementation is concerned, that passenger jeepneys are excluded from the prohibition thus prejudicing passenger buses;
WHEREFORE, premised on the following grounds be it ordained by the Sangguniang Bayan of Maribojoc, Bohol, that:
Section 1- The area of San Vicente and Sta. Cruz Streets from the roadside of Poblacion Hall to the residence of Ex-Mayor Paula R. Valles is declared by the Sangguniang Bayan of Maribojoc as off limits for loading and unloading of passengers and cargoes;
Section 2- It is unlawful for any driver and conductors of all passengers vehicles to load and unload their passengers and cargoes at San Vicente and Sta. Cruz Streets within the area specified and declared off limits.
Section 3- Passenger vehicles coming from Tagbilaran and from Tubigon, Ca;ape, Loon towns will be allowed to load and to unload passengers and cargoes during Wednesdays and Sundays provided that the drivers and conductors shall pay a cash tickets at the amount of P2.00 per loading and loading of passengers and cargoes at San Vicente and Sta. Cruz Streets before proceeding to their destinations.
Section 4- Passenger Vehicles are prohibited to load and unload passengers and cargoes during Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays in the above mentioned areas of Poblacion, Maribojoc, Bohol for regulation purposes.
Section 5- Cargo vehicles are exempted from this ordinance.
Section 6- Any driver and conductor who violate this ordinance shall be fine in the following manner:
1st Offense P150.00
2nd Offense P300.00
3rd Offense P500.00 plus imprisonment
of ten days or both at the discretion of the court.
Section 7- Any existing ordinances which run contrary to the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed.
Section 8- This ordinance shall take effect upon approval.
Approved: November 29, 1993
Let copies be furnished the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Bohol for review and approval and all passenger vehicle drivers and conductors for information and guidance.
PHILIP R. MEDEQUISO
ALBERTO E. ARANGOSO
ATTY. JOSE E. VELOSO
Date signed: December 12, 1993