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Unformatted text preview: the fixing of subscriber rates. CATV system is not a mere local concern. The complexities that characterize this new technology demand that it be regulated by a specialized agency. This is particularly true in the area of rate‐fixing. However, there is nothing under E.O. 205 precludes LGUs from exercising its general power, under R.A. No. 7160, to prescribe regulations to promote health, morals, peace, education, good order or safety and general welfare of their constituents. (Batangas CATV, Inc. v. CA, G.R. No. 138810, Sept. 29, 2004) 2.d. Closure of Roads Q: What are subject to the power of an LGU to open or close a road? A: Any local road, alley, park, or square falling within its jurisdiction may be closed, either permanently or temporary. (Sec 21(a) R.A. 7160) Q: What are the limitations in case of permanent and temporary closure? A: 1. In case of permanent closure: a. Must be approved by at least 2/3 of all the members of the sanggunian and when necessary provide for an adequate substitute for the public facility b. Adequate provision for the public safety must be made c. The property may be used or conveyed for any purpose for which other real property may be ACADEMICS CHAIR: LESTER JAY ALAN E. FLORES II U N I V E R S I T Y O F S A N T O T O M A S VICE CHAIRS FOR ACADEMICS: KAREN JOY G. SABUGO & JOHN HENRY C. MENDOZA Facultad de Derecho Civil VICE CHAIR FOR ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE: JEANELLE C. LEE VICE CHAIRS FOR LAY‐OUT AND DESIGN: EARL LOUIE M. MASACAYAN & THEENA C. MARTINEZ 195 UST GOLDEN NOTES 2011 2. lawfully used or conveyed, but no freedom park shall be closed permanently without provision for its transfer or relocation to a new site. (Sec 21(a&b) R.A. 7160) In case of temporary closure: a. For actual emergency, fiesta celebration, public rallies, agricultural or industrial works and highway telecommunications and water work projects b. Duration of which shall be specified c. Except for those activities not officially sponsored or approved by the LGU concerned (Sec 21(c) R.A. 7160) Note: Any city, municipality or barangay may, by ordinance, temporarily close and regulate the...
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