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COMELEC to Conduct Special Voter Registration for Marawi City. Resolution No. Website is maintained by the COMELEC Information Technology. Resolution No. dated 13 September entitled “GUIDELINES ON THE FILING OF CERTIFICATE OF CANDIDACY IN CONNECTION. RULES AND REGULATIONS ON: (1) THE BAN ON BEARING, CARRYING OR TRANSPORTING OF FIREARMS OR OTHER DEADLY.

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Wllo may bear, carry or transport firearms or deadly weapons. I attest that the conclusions in the above Decision had been reached in consultation before the case was assigned to the writer of the opinion of the Courts Division.

Moreover, the license to operate as a PSA and the right to possess and carry firearms do not confer an absolute right on the private licensee, as this is still subject to regulation. Section of B.

Comelec mulls revising gun ban rules regarding exemptions

In the resolugion uniform showing clearly and legibly the name, rank and serial number or, in case rank and serial number are inapplicable, the agency-issued identification card showing clearly the name and position, which shall remain visible at all times. Provided that when in the possession of firearms, they rdsolution. MANILA, Philippines — Despite a resolution issued by the poll body that clearly excludes private individuals from firearms ban exemptions, some gun comrlec still took chances at the Comelec on the first weekday of the ban on Monday, January Furthermore, under Section 34 of R.

Cashiers and disbursing officers or persons who by the nature of their official duties, profession, business or occupation habitually carry large sums of money or valuables; x x x:.

Members of privately-owned or -operated security, investigative, protective, or intelligence agencies. With respect to the validity of the checkpoint, the CA found that not only do the police officers have in their favor the presumption that official duties have been regularly performed, but also that the proximity of the day the checkpoint had been set up, to the day of the May 11, elections, specifically for the purpose of enforcing the COMELEC gun ban, gives a strong badge of the legitimacy of the checkpoint; that after a review of the records, the evidence adduced by the prosecution prevails over the self-serving and uncorroborated claim of the petitioner that he had been framed; and, that with respect to the admissibility of the firearm as evidence, the prosecution witnesses convincingly established that the.


Seven-year-old Stephanie Nicole Ella was hit by a stray bullet during the New Year revelry, resulting in her death two days later. If at any time the ground for which the authority to engage the services of security personnel ceases to exist, or for any valid cause, the CBFSP shall revoke the authority granted.

It is a well-entrenched rule that in crimes involving illegal possession of firearm, the prosecution comellec the burden of proving the elements thereof, viz: Unless otherwise fixed by the Commission in special cases, the election period shall commence ninety days before the day of election and shall end thirty days thereafter. Motorists who refused the request were not forced to do so. The issuance of firearm licenses shall be suspended during the election period. In the course of such lawful intrusion, the policemen came inadvertently across a piece of evidence incriminating the petitioner where they saw the gun tucked into his waist.

Given the circumstances, and the evidence adduced, did not the honorable court of appeals commit a grave abuse of discretion for adopting the trial courts unsubstantiated findings of fact?


Furthermore, the imposition of the license fee is germane to the purpose of the law, which is to regulate the bearing, carrying, and transporting of firearms cojelec the election period.

The staff at the office of Comelec Commissioner Elias Yusoph, who heads the gun ban committee, reminded them that Comelec Resolution No.

Pinatubo Commercial, Phil. For the proper guidance of all concerned and everybody is enjoined to strictly comply with the above rules and regulations.

Accused-appellants assail the manner by which the checkpoint in question was conducted. With respect to Criminal Case No. Bureau of Internal Revenue, Phil. Provided, farther, That in the last case come,ec written approval of the Commission shall be obtained.

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Each Commission en bane may promulgate its own rules concerning pleadings and practice before it or before any of its offices. What the people are saying:. The Court has interpreted this constitutional provision to mean final orders, rulings and decisions of the COMELEC en bane rendered in the exercise of its adjudicatory or quasi-judicial powers. Form 16B with the colored 4″ x 5″ picture and description of the authorized uniform of the Agency; 4. It has the exclusive authority to regulate and to issue the required licenses to operate security and protective agencies.

No law impairing the obligation of contracts shall be passed. Printed on Comelec security paper.

In the actual performance of duty at his specified place or area of duty.