EXECUTIVE ORDER 23 SERIES 2017
AN EXECUTIVE ORDER DIRECTING THE 47 PUNONG BARANGAYS OF TABACO CITY TO DESIGNATE A SPECIFIC PLACE IN THEIR RESPECTIVE BARANGAYS WHERE FIREWORKS AND DISPLAY ARE TO BE SPARKED AND EXHIBITED
Whereas, President Duterte issued Executive Order No. 28 Series 2017, Providing for the Regulation and Control of the use of Firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices;
Whereas, RA No. 7183, otherwise known as “An act regulating the sale, manufacture, distribution and use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices”,provides that it is the duty of the state to protect its territory and individuals from the possible harms brought about by misuse of firecrackers;
Whereas, by virtue of City Ordinance No. 021-2011, an ordinance regulating the manufacture, sale, distribution/possession or use of firecrackers or other pyrotechnic devices and such other similar devices within the City of Tabaco in order to preserve public order and safety, Peace and Internal Security of the constituency during holiday seasons: Christmas, New Year and Chinese New Year, the City Mayor is mandated to designate fireworks zones;
NOW THEREFORE, by virtue of the power vested upon me by section 455, b, 2, ii of R.A. 7160, otherwise known as the local government code of 1991, I, CIELO KRISEL LAGMAN-LUISTRO, City Mayor of Tabaco City, do DIRECT the 47 PUNONG BARANGAYS IN TABACO CITY TO DESIGNATE A SPECIFIC PLACE IN THEIR RESPECTIVE BARANGAY WHERE FIREWORKS AND DISPLAY ARE TO BE SPARKED AND EXHIBITED and ORDER the following:
Section 1. The designated place in the Barangay should be situated at a safe distance away from residential houses and flammable materials. All fireworks displays shall be conducted exclusively within the delineated parameters of the place thus designated and violators of this ORDER as well as existing firecracker laws, ordinances, rules and regulations shall be dealt with accordingly.
Section 2. The following pyrotechnic devise are however permitted to be lighted outside the designated place:
- Victory Light
- Aerial pyrotechnics,
- roman candles
Section 2. The PNP, Traffic Enforcers and Barangay Tanods are mobilized for the full implementation of this directive.
Section 3. Effectivity. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.
Section 4. Repealing clause. All local orders, directives and issuances or parts thereof which are inconsistent with this executive order are hereby repealed and modified accordingly.
ISSUED this 29th day of December, 2017, in Tabaco City, Albay, Philippines.
CIELO KRISEL LAGMAN-LUISTRO