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[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6524, (1972-07-22)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l53d)
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[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6524, July 22, 1972 ]

AN ACT GRANTING G. E. ANTONIO, INC., A PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT, ESTABLISH, OPERATE AND MAINTAIN PRIVATE FIXED POINT-TO-POINT, COASTAL, LAND BASED, AERONAUTICAL AND LAND MOBILE 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 G. E. Antonino, Inc., a permit to construct, establish, 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, coastal, and land based, aeronautical and land mobile radio stations for the reception and transmission of wireless messages by radiotelegraph or radiotelephone, each to be provided with a radio transmitting apparatus and radio receiving apparatus.

SEC. 2. The President of the Philippines shall have the Power and authority to permit the location of said radio Stations or any of them on lands of the public domain under terms and conditions as he may prescribe.

SEC. 3. This permit shall continue to be in force during the time that the Government has not established a similar service the places selected by the grantee, not to exceed twenty-five years from the date of the approval of this Act, and is granted on the condition that same shall be begun within one year from the date of approval of this Act and completed within two years from said date.

SEC. 4. The grantee 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, establish, operate and maintain said radio stations at such places within the Philippines as the interest of the grantee and its trade and business may justify.

SEC. 5. This permit shall not take effect until the Secretary of Public Works and Communications shall have allotted to the grantee frequencies and wave lengths to be used thereunder.

SEC. 6. The grantee shall so construct and operate its radio stations as not to interfere with the operation of other radio stations maintained and operated in the Philippines.

SEC. 7. The grantee 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 It persons, caused by the construction or operation of its radio stations.

SEC. 8. The grantee shall not lease, transfer, grant the usufruct of, sell or assign this permit, or the rights or privileges acquired thereunder to any person, natural or juridical, nor merge with any other person without the previous approval of the Congress of the Philippines.  Any person, natural or juridical, to which this permit may be sold, transferred or assigned, shall be subject to existing laws and regulations, or those that may hereafter be enacted; and any person to which this permit is sold, transferred or assigned, shall be subject to all conditions, terms restrictions and limitations of this permit as fully and completely and to the same extent as if said permit had been originally granted to such each person.

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. The 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 exclusive grant of the privileges 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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