R.A. 8042: Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995

R.A. 8042: Migrant Workers and Overseas Filipinos Act of 1995

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8042 (As amended by R.A. 10022) AN ACT TO INSTITUTE THE POLICIES OF OVERSEAS EMPLOYMENT AND ESTABLISH A HIGHER STANDARD OF PROTECTION AND PROMOTION OF THE WELFARE OF MIGRANT WORKERS, THEIR FAMILIES AND OVERSEAS FILIPINOS IN DISTRESS, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of…

R.A. 8972: Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of 2000

R.A. 8972: Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of 2000

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8972 AN ACT PROVIDING FOR BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES TO SOLO PARENTS AND THEIR CHILDREN, APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines Congress assembled: Section 1. Title. – This Act shall be known as the “Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of…

R.A. 10361: Domestic Workers Act, Batas Kasambahay

R.A. 10361: Domestic Workers Act, Batas Kasambahay

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10361 AN ACT INSTITUTING POLICIES FOR THE PROTECTION AND WELFARE OF DOMESTIC WORKERS Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: Article I – General Provisions SECTION 1. Short Title. – This Act shall be known as the “Domestic Workers Act” or “Batas Kasambahay”….

R.A. 11036: Mental Health Act

R.A. 11036: Mental Health Act

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11036 An Act Establishing a National Mental Health Policy for the Purpose of Enhancing the Delivery of Integrated Mental Health Services, Promoting and Protecting the Rights of Persons Utilizing Psychosocial Health Services, Appropriating Funds Therefor and Other Purposes Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in…

R.A. 11058: Occupational Safety and Health Standards

R.A. 11058: Occupational Safety and Health Standards

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11058 An Act Strengthening Compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Standards and Providing Penalties for Violations Thereof Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: Chapter I – Declaration of Policy Section 1. Declaration of Policy. – The State affirms labor as a primary…

R.A. 6727: Wage Rationalization Act

R.A. 6727: Wage Rationalization Act

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6727 AN ACT TO RATIONALIZE WAGE POLICY DETERMINATION BY ESTABLISHING THE MECHANISM AND PROPER STANDARDS THEREFOR, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE ARTICLE 99 OF, AND INCORPORATING ARTICLES 120, 121, 122, 123, 124, 126 AND 127 INTO, PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 442, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE LABOR CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES, FIXING NEW…

Republic Act No. 8504: Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 1998

Republic Act No. 8504: Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 1998

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8504 AN ACT PROMULGATING POLICIES AND PRESCRIBING MEASURES FOR THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF HIV/AIDS IN THE PHILIPPINES, INSTITUTING A NATIONWIDE HIV/AIDS INFORMATION AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM, ESTABLISHING A COMPREHENSIVE HIV/AIDS MONITORING SYSTEM, STRENGTHENING THE PHILIPPINE NATIONAL AIDS COUNCIL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives…

Republic Act No. 9262: Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004

Republic Act No. 9262: Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9262 AN ACT DEFINING VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AND THEIR CHILDREN, PROVIDING FOR PROTECTIVE MEASURES FOR VICTIMS, PRESCRIBING PENALTIES THEREFORE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: SECTION 1. Short Title.- This Act shall be known as the “Anti-Violence Against…