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Local Government Code of 1991 (Republic Act No. 7160).

Country/Territory
Philippines
Document type
Legislation
Date
1991
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Agricultural & rural development, Land & soil
Keyword
Agricultural development Institution Extension Offences/penalties Land-use planning Land reform
Geographical area
Asia, South-Eastern Asia
Entry into force notes
This Act enters into force on 1 January 1992.
Abstract

This Code establishes the system and defines powers of provincial, city, municipal and barangay governments in the Philippines. It provides for a more responsive local government structure instituted through a system of decentralization whereby Local Government Units are delegated more powers, authority, responsibilities and resources.

Full text
English
Website
www.gov.ph

References - Legislation

Amends

Presidential Decree no. 463 of 1974 on Mineral Resources Development.

Legislation | Philippines | 1974 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Minerals, Mining, Access right, Concession, Exploration, Tax/levy, Use restrictions, Zoning, Authorization/permit

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Presidential Decree on Fisheries 1975 (No. 704 of 1975).

Legislation | Philippines | 1976 | Repealed

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Marine fisheries, Inland fisheries, Special fund, Credit, International trade, Internal trade, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Cartilaginous fishes, Fishing authorization

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amended by

Local Government Amendment Code, 1996 (Republic Act No. 8185).

Legislation | Philippines | 1996

Keyword: Agricultural development, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Local Government Amendment Code, 1998 (Republic Act No. 8553).

Legislation | Philippines | 1998

Keyword: Agricultural development, Institution, Land-use planning

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Local Government Amendment Code, 2008.

Legislation | Philippines | 2008

Keyword: Institution, Land-use planning, Royalties/fees

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Local Government Amendment Code, 1998 (Republic Act No. 8524).

Legislation | Philippines | 1998

Keyword: Agricultural development, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX