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[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6526, (1972-07-22)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l4ea)
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[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6526, July 22, 1972 ]

AN ACT GRANTING RAYMUND MORENO A TEMPORARY PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN PRIVATE FIXED POINT-TO-POINT, LAND BASED AND LAND MOBILE RADIO STATIONS FOR THE RECEPTION AND TRANSMISSION OF RADIO COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES



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

SECTION 1. There is hereby granted to Raymund Moreno a temporary permit to construct, operate and maintain in the Philippines at such places as the grantee may select, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Public Works and Communications, private fixed point-to-point, land based and land mobile radio stations for the reception and transmission of wireless messages on radiotelegraph or radiotelephone, each station to be provided with radio transmitting and radio receiving apparatus.

SEC. 2. This temporary permit shall continue to be in force during the time the Government has not established similar service at the places selected by the grantee, not to be exceed twenty-five years from the date of the approval of this Act, and is granted upon the express condition that the same shall be void unless the construction or installation of said stations be begun within one year from the date of approval of this Act and be complete within two years from said date.

SEC. 3. The grantee, his successors or assigns, shall not engage in domestic business of telecommunications in n. Philippines without further special assent of the Congress of the Philippines, it being understood that the purpose of this temporary permit is to secure to the grantee the right to construct, install, operate and maintain private radio stations in such places within the Philippines as the interest of the grantee may justify.

SEC. 4. No fees shall be charged by the grantee as the radio stations that may be established by virtue of this Act shall engage in communications regarding the grantee's business only.

SEC. 5. The grantee, his successors or assigns, shall construct and operate his radio stations as not to interfere with the operation of other radio stations maintained and operated in the Philippines.

SEC. 6. The grantee, his successors or assigns, shall hold the national, provincial, city and municipal governments of the Philippines harmless from all claims, accounts, demands, or actions arising out of accidents or injuries, whether to property or to persons, caused by the construction or operation of his radio stations.

SEC. 7. The grantee is authorized to operate his radio stations on the frequency and/or frequencies that may be assigned to him by the Secretary of Public Works and Communications.

SEC. 8. The grantee shall not lease, transfer, grant the usufruct of, sell or assign this temporary permit, or the rights or privileges acquired thereunder to any person, firm, company, corporation or other commercial or legal entity, nor merge with any other person, company or corporation organized for the same purpose, without the approval of the Congress of the Philippines first had. Any corporation to which this temporary permit may be sold, transferred, or assigned shall be subject to the corporation laws of the Philippines now existing or hereafter enacted, and any person, firm, company, corporation or other commercial or legal entity to which this temporary permit is sold, transferred, or assigned shall be subject to all conditions, terms, restrictions and limitations of this temporary permit as fully and completely and to the same extent as if the temporary permit had been originally granted to the said person, firm, company, corporation or other commercial or legal entity.

SEC. 9. A special right is hereby reserved to the President of the Philippines in time of war, insurrection, public peril, emergency, calamity or disaster to cause the closing of the grantee's radio stations or to authorize the temporary use or possession thereof by any department of the Government upon payment of just compensation.

SEC. 10. This temporary permit 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 privilege herein provided for.

SEC. 11. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Enacted without the Executive approval, July 22, 1972.

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