PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5931 - AN ACT GRANTING ANGEL JOSE TRANSPORTATION INCORPORATED, A PERMIT TO ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN PRIVATE FIXED POINT-TO-POINT AND LAND-BASED AND LAND MOBILE RADIO STATIONS FOR THE TRANSMISSION AND RECEPTION OF WIRELESS MESSAGES TO AND FROM SAID STATIONS
1. The Angel Jose Transportation, Incorporated, its
successors and assigns, is hereby granted a permit to establish,
operate and maintain private fixed point-to-point and land based and
land mobile radio stations in the City of Manila, and in other parts of
the Philippines where it maintains or may hereafter maintain offices,
shops, terminals or establishments for the operation of its
transportation and customs brokerage business, subject to the approval
of the Secretary of Public Works and Communications, for the
transmission and reception of wireless messages on radiotelegraphy or
radiotelephony, to and from said stations, including its vessels and
boats, each station to be provided with a radio transmitting apparatus
and a radio receiving apparatus.
Sec. 2. The permit granted under this Act shall continue to be in force while the Government has not established similar service at places selected by the grantee, and subject to the condition that the grantee, its successors or assigns, shall start operation under this permit within one year from the date of approval of this Act.
Sec. 3. The grantee, its successors and assigns, shall not engage in domestic business of telecommunications in the Philippines without further special assent of the Congress of the Philippines, it being understood that the purpose of this permit is to secure to the grantee the right to construct, install, operate and maintain private fixed point-to-point and land based and land mobile radio stations, as the interest of the grantee and of its trade and business may justify.
Sec. 4. The actual operation of said private radio stations shall not commence until after the Secretary of Public Works and Communications shall have allotted to the grantee the frequencies and wave lengths to be used thereunder.
Sec. 5. Fees shall not be charged by the grantee as the radio stations that may be established by virtue of this Act shall engage in communication regarding the grantee's business only.
Sec. 6. The grantee, its successors and assigns, shall so construct and operate such stations as not to interfere with the operations of other radio stations operated and maintained in the Philippines.
Sec. 7. The grantee, it successors or assigns, shall hold the national, provincial, city and municipal governments of the Republic of the Philippines free from all claims, accounts, demands or actions arising from accidents or injuries, whether to property or to persons, caused by the construction and operation of its radio stations.
Sec. 8. The grantee, its successors and assigns, shall be subject to the corporation laws of the Philippines now existing or which may hereafter be enacted.
Sec. 9. A special right is hereby reserved to the President of the Philippines in time of war, rebellion, public peril or other national emergency and when public safety requires, to cause the closing of the grantee's radio stations or to authorize the use or possession thereof by any department of the Government without compensation to the grantee for the use of said stations during the continuance of the national emergency.
SECTION 10. The permit granted under this Act shall be subject to amendment, alteration, or repeal by the Congress of the Philippines when the public interest so requires, and shall not be interpreted as an exclusive grant of the privileges herein provided for.
SECTION 11. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Enacted without Executive
approval, June 21, 1969.