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(NAR) VOL. 20 NO.2 / APRIL - JUNE 2009

[ MARINA CIRCULAR NO. 2009-06, March 23, 2009 ]


Pursuant to Section 2 of Presidential Decree No. 474, Executive Order No. 125/125-A, Republic Act. No. 9295 and Presidential Decree No. 666, the following regulations are hereby adopted.

1. For purposes of more effective identification, monitoring and enforcement, all entities/establishments registered by the MARINA to engage in shipbuilding/boatbuilding, ship repair and shipbreaking are hereby required to acquire and display in their premises a License Plate, as designed and produced by this Authority.

2. A License Plate shall be sold to entities covered by this Circular at reasonable/actual cost of not more than P500.00.

3. The License Plate shall have a validity of nine (9) years which shall correspond with the expiry date of the entity’s Certificate of Registration. The initial License Plate to be issued however, will have a validity of less than nine (9) years but not more than six (6) years, depending on the expiry date of the Certificate of Registration of the concerned entity.

4. Possession and display of the herein required License Plate shall become mandatory to all covered entities starting 01 June 2009.

5. Subsequent to the issuance of the License Plate to a registered entity, and upon favorable result of the annual inspection conducted thereat, a sticker reflecting the year of inspection shall be affixed by the MARINA inspector(s) to the License Plate of the entity, also for purposes of easier determination of compliance with the annual inspection requirement.

6. Non-possession of the herein required License Plate by a concerned entity after 01 June 2009 shall, after due process, provide the basis for the imposition of a penalty of P 5,000.00 + 30-day suspension of the license for the 1st offense, and penalty of P10,000.00 + revocation of license for the second offense.

This Circular shall take effect fifteen (15) days after publication once in one (1) newspaper of national circulation or in the Official Gazette.

Adopted: 23 Mar. 2009

By Authority of the Board:


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