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Republic Act No. 10766

 


S. No. 3153
H. No. 6412

Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Metro Manila

Sixteenth Congress

Third Regular Session

Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand fifteen.

[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10766]

AN ACT EXTENDING THE LIFE OF THE HUMAN RIGHTS VICTIMS CLAIMS BOARD, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE SECTION 29 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10368 ENTITLED, “AN ACT PROVIDING FOR REPARATION AND RECOGNITION OF VICTIMS OF HUMAN RIGHTS VIOLATIONS DURING THE MARCOS REGIME, DOCUMENTATION OF SAID VIOLATIONS, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES”

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

SECTION 1. Section 29 of Republic Act No. 10368 is hereby amended to read as follows:

“SEC. 29. Work Period; Sunset Clause. – The Board shall complete its work within four (4) years from May 12, 2014. After such period, it shall become functus officio.”

SEC. 2. Repealing Clause. – All laws, presidents decrees, executive orders, resolutions, rules or regulations, or any part thereof which are inconsistent with any of the provisions of this Act, are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.

SEC. 3. Effectivity. – This Act shall take effect upon its complete publication in a newspaper of general circulation.

Approved,

(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
Speaker of the House
of Representatives

(Sgd.) FRANKLIN M. DRILON
President of the Senate

Senate Bill No 3153, which was approved by the Senate on February 1, 2016, was adopted as an amendment to House Bill No. 6412 by the House of Representatives on February 2, 2016.

(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Secretary General
House of Representatives

(Sgd.) OSCAR G. YABES
Secretary of the Senate

Approved: APR 19 2016

(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
President of the Philippines