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1ST SESSION Regular Session NO.8

EXCERPT

FROM THE MINUTES OF THE REGULAR SESSION HELD BY THE SANGGUNIANG PANLUNGSOD OF THE CITY OF CEBU IN ITS SESSION HALL ON SEPTEMBER 17, 2010.
G. Young · · · · · Presiding Officer

PRESENT:
Han. Joy Augustus Hon. Hon. Hon. Hon. Hon. Hon. Hon. Hon. Hon. Hon. Hon. Hon. Han. Hon. Hon. Hon.

Hon. Rodrigo A. Abellanosa
Edgardo C. Labella Augustus G. .Pe Jr. Jose C. Daluz III Raul D. Alcoseba Sisinio M. Andales Alvin B. Arcilla Roberto A. Cabarrubias Ma. Nida C. Cabrera Ronald R. Cuenco Alvin M. Dizon Lea O. Japson Margarita V. Osrnefia Richard Z. Osrnefia Rengelle N. Pelayo Eduardo R. Rama Jr. Noel G. Wenceslao F. F aelnar

Presiding Officer Pro Tempore Majority Floor Leader t= District Asst. Majority Floor Leader 2nd District Asst. Majority Floor Leader

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ON OFFICIAL BUSINESS:
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RESOLUTION NO. '12-780-210 of Members

The Sangguniang Panlungsod of the City of Cebu, on motion Pelayo and M. Osrnena, seconded by Member Japson, RESOLVED, to approve the following ordinance: ORDINANCE NO. 2250

AN ORDINANCE FURTHER EMPOWERING THE CHILDREN THEREBY REVISING FOR THIS PURPOSE ORDINANCE NO. 1874, AS AMENDED, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CEBU ClTY CHILDREN'S CODE. . WHEREAS, the Philippine Government is a party/signatory Convention of the Rights of the Child; to the United Nations

WHEREAS, the City of Cebu which is one of the highly urbanized cities of the country, recognizes the policy of the State to prsmote the basic rights of the children to survival, development, protection and participation;

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(Res. No. 12-780-2010, Ord.No. 2250, dated Sept. 17,2010, contd.) - page 2 WHEREAS, Cebu City's vision is to become a truly child-friendly city where the needs and rights of every child in Cebu City regardless of his/her place of birth are holistically fulfilled and their potentials are fully developed to become responsible citizens; WHEREAS, Ordinance No. 1874, otherwise known as the "Cebu City Children's Code" authored by Han. Manuel Legaspi was unanimously passed by the Sangguniang Panlungsod of the City of Cebu on December 20, 2000 and subsequently approved by the City Mayor; WHEREAS, after the passage of Ordinance No. 1874, the Han. Gerardo Carillo authored Ordinance No. 1922 by incorporating a proviso on the treatment of children during arrest by police enforcers; WHEREAS, after the passage of Ordinance 1874, the Sangguniang Panlungsod of the City of Cebu had likewise passed several local ordinances promoting the rights of the children, as well as protecting them from abuse, violence, discrimination and exploitation; WHEREAS a consultation with variouschi!dren's groups in observance of the children's right to participation revealed new concerns and issues affecting children; WHEREAS, the following situations of children in Cebu City support the issues and concerns raised by the children:

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1. Based on the SR-MICS of 2007,

a) Of 194,558 children born in the last five years, 1,053 died; b) Of 79,745 children aged 2-4 years, only 47% received antihelminthics medicine in the last 6 months; .. c) There were 3,798 women aged 15-19 who gave birth in the lastZ years; d) 10% of children aged 5-14 were laborers; e) For the school year 2005-2006, 2.1% of children aged 6 years were not attending either pre-school or grade 1, and 9.2% of children aged 7 years were not attending either pre-school or Grade 1; f) 72.6% of children aged 3-5 were not attending early childhood education; 2. Diarrhea remains one of the top ieading causes of morbidity among 6-12 month-old babies and the number one cause of death among 1-4 year-old children; 3. For the school year 2007-2008, onlyl87.1 0% of the children between the ages six and twelve years old in Cebu City were attending elementary education;

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4. For the school year 2007-2008, only 63.92% of the children between the ages thirteen and seventeen years old were attending secondary education; 5. There are only eight public schools and five private schools offering special education programs; 6. Records from the Child and Youth Sectionof the Cebu City Police Office, Barangays and Operation Second Chance show an increasing number of children committing offenses, the most common of which are sniffing rugby and simple theft; and . The Police Women's Desks show records of rape cases of minors, child abuse and lascivious acts committed by or against minors. likewise statistics from the Elimination of Chlld Proshtuhon, Abuse and Trafficking (ECPAT) showed that the average age of trafficked children is 15 years old. premises there is a need to revise the

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WHEREAS, based on the foregoing existing Cebu City Children's Code.

NOW, THEREFORE, the Sangguniang Panlungsod regular session assembled, hereby ordains that:

of the City of Cebu, in a

Article 1 Title, Policy, Principles and Definition of Terms
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Section 1. Title.
Code of 2010".

This ordinance shari be known as toe "Cebu City Children's

is hereby declared a policy of the City Government of Cebu to recognize the inherent rights of the child to survival, development, protection and participation in accordance with the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and Philippine laws on children. To protect the rights as well as to promote and support the physical, moral, emotional, spiritual, intellectual and socio-economic well-being of the child, the City Government through its instrumentalities hereby adopts the following principles and policies: a) The City Government, in collaboration with the duty bearers, shall ensure the survival, development, protection and participation of the child; b) It shall implement programs and projects and legislate policies to mainstream child rights in social development, land provide resources to concretize the local development plan for children .ln partnership with the national agencies, non-government organizations, .cornmuruty-based groups,faith-based organizations, and other organizations; and

Section 2. Declaration of Policy.

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(Res. No. 12-780-2010, Ord. No. 2250, dated Sept. 17,2010, contd.) - page 4c) It shall support and strengthen the role of the family in providing for the needs and upholding the rights of the child as provided herein.

For the purposes of the Cebu City Children's Code of 2010, the following terms shall be understood to mean as follows: a) Child - refers to any person under the age of eighteen years residing in Cebu City regardless of place of birth and cultural or ethnic origin as defined under existing laws such as the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. b) Child labor - refers to any work performed by a child that subjects the child to economic exploitation or that is likewise to be hazardous. c)

Section 3. Definition of terms.

Child Pornography - refers to any visual, written material or audio representation, whether or not itis made by electronic or mechanical means, or an actual presentation of a child:
1) engaged in real or simulated explicit sexual activity; or 2) showing his or her sexual parts or anal region, the dominant characteristic of which depicts a sexual purpose.

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d) Child Trafficking - refers to the recruitment, transportation, transfer or harboring, or receipt of Children with or without the victim's consent or knowledge, within or across national borders by means of threat or use of force, or other forms of coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or of position, taking advantage of the vulnerability of the persons, or, the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person for the purpose of exploitation which includes at a minimum, the exploitation or the prostitution of-others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labor or services, slavery, servitude or the removal or sale of organs. e) Corpora/punishment - refers to the infliction of physical or mental violence or blows upon a child as a form of punishment or chastisement including public humiliation, verbal abuse, and other forms of punishment that are considered abusive, degrading and not consistent with the child's human dignity considering his/her physical and mental immaturity. f)

Juvenile Justice and Welfare System - refers to a system dealing with children at risk and children in conflict with the law, which provides childappropriate proceedings, including ,programs and services for prevention, diversion, rehabilitation, re-integration and aftercare to ensure their normal growth and development.

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(Res. No. 12-780-2010, Ord. No. 2250, dated Sept. 17,2010, contd.) - page 5 Article 2 Rights of a Child in Cebu City

Section 4. Survival Rights. Every child has the following survival rights:
a) The right to be born well, endowed with the dignity and worth of a human being from the moment of his/her conception; b) The right to a wholesome life environment that will provide him/her with love, care and understanding, guidance and counseling, and moral and material security; c) The right to a balanced diet, adequate clothing, sufficient shelter, proper medical attention and all the basic and physical requirements of a healthy and vigorous life;

d) The right to be protected against heritable conditions that can lead to mental retardation and death if undetected and untreated through the National Newborn Screening.

Section 5. Development
rights:

Rights. Every child has the following development

a) The right to a well-rounded development of his/her personality to the end that he/she may become a happyuseful and active member of society; b) The right to be brought up in an atmosphere of morality and rectitude for " enrichment and the strengthening ofhis/her character; c) The right to grow up as a free individual, in an atmosphere of peace, understanding, tolerance and universal fellowship, and with the "determination to contribute his/her share in nation-building; d) The right to an education commensurate to his/her abilities and to the development of his/her skills for the improvement of his/her capacity for himself/herself and for his/her f~"owmen; e) The right to live in a community and society that can offer him/her an environment free from pernicious influences and conducive to the promotion of his/her health and the cultivation of his/her desirable traits and attributes;

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The right to full opportunities for safe and wholesome recreation and activities, individual as well as social, for the wholesome use of his/her leisure hours; t

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g) The right of children who need special care to be given the following: 1) opportunity and encouragement to develop their special talents; 2) compassion and understanding; 3) treatment, education and competent care required by their particular condition.

Section 6. Protection

Rights.

Every child has the following protection rights:

a) The right to protection against abuse, discrimination, violence, exploitation, improper influences, hazards, and other circumstances prejudicial to his/her physical, mental, emotional, social, economic and moral condition; b) The right to the care, assistance and protection of the city government, particularly when his/her parents or guardians fail or are unable to provide him/her with basic needs for growth, development and improvement; c) The right to be afforded access to any judicial and administrative proceedings; d) The right to be protected against unlawful interference upon his/her person, family, home or correspondence, and to unlawful attacks against his or her honor and reputation; " e) The child with disability has the right to special care, education and training to help him, or her enjoy a full and decent life in dignity and achieve the greatest degree of self-reliance and social integration possible;

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The child has the right to be protected from work that threatens health, education and development;

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h) A child in conflict with the law, has the ri ght to treatment which promotes the child's sense of dignity and worth, takes the child's age into account and aims at his or her reintegration into society.

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Participation

Rights.

Every child has the following

participation

a) The right to be heard in any judicial and administrative proceedings either directly or through a representative or an appropriate body, in a manner consistent with applicable procedural rules;

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b) The right to freedom of thought, appropriate parental guidance;

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c) The right to freedom to seek, receive and impart information and ideas of all kinds; d) The right to express his or her opinions freely and to have these opinions taken into account in any matter or procedure affecting him or her.

Article 3 Responsibilities of a Child in CebuCity

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8. Responsibilities of a child. Every child, regardless of the of birth, sex, religion, social status, political antecedents and other

Strive to lead an upright and virtuous life in accordance with the Cebuano spiritual, cultural and hlstorical traditions; Respect and obey his/her parents as manifested by his/her being "matinahuron", and cooperate with them 'in the strengthening of the family being "matinabangon";
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Extend to his or her brothers and sisters love, thoughtfulness, helpfulness, and endeavor with them to keep the family harmonious united in the spirit of "pakigsandurot";

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d) Exert his or her utmost to develop his or her potentialities for service, particularly by undergoing a formal education, "pagkamanggialamon"; e) Respect not only his or her elders but also the customs and traditions of his or her people, the memory of his or her people's heroes, as in the qualities of the Grand Old Man Don Sergio Osmefia Sr., the duly constituted authorities, the laws of the country, and the principles and institutions of democracy;

f) Actively participate in civic affairs and in the promotion of the general welfare,
recognizing that it is the youth who will eventually be called upon to discharge the responsibility of leadership in shaping the nation's future; and
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g) Help in the observance of individual human rights, the strengthening of freedom everywhere, the fostering of cooperation among nations in the pursuit of their common aspiration for unity and prosperity, and the furtherance of world peace "pagkamalinawon".

Article 4 Problems and their Causes as Identified by the Children of Cebu City

Section 9. Problems identified by the children. The children of Cebu City have identified the problems faced by them, as follows:
a) Child labor - includes, among others, selling of newspapers, rugs, cigarettes and other goods along the streets and other places;

b) Child trafficking - includes, among others, children being recruited and exploited by locals or foreigners in theguise of employing them in household and business establishments; c) Loitering at nights - no proper implementation are seen loitering late at nights; of curfew laws since children

d) Drug addiction - substance abuse, the use of prohibited, regulated and dangerous drugs which includes,among others, the rampant use of rugby, marijuana and shabu; . e) Cigarette smoking- there is rampant smoking among children as young as eight years old in school premises especially during break time; Gambling - children are involved in gambling such as in video kareras,

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g) Prostitution - children are engaged incyber prostitution and minors as young as thirteen years old are engaged in commercial sex and are the favorite targets of pedophiles; h) Pre-maritai sex - children are engaged in pre-marital sex at an early age; there are those who are living together without the benefit of marriage; premarital sex also as the cause of teenage pregnancies; Lack of education - children are not 'able to finish high school or even the elementary education;

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j) Crimes - children are engaged in, or victims of, robbery and/or snatching;

k) Child abuse - children are subjected to physical, mental, emotional and spiritual abuse; I) Discrimination - children are discriminated by adults; m) Pollution - children are exposed to pollution caused, among others, by garbage indiscriminately thrown; and n) Parent-child communication gap. Section 10. Causes of problems identified by the children. a) Irresponsible parenting. This is shown by: 1) Parents allowing their children to work even in hazardous conditions in order to satisfy their economic needs as well as their vices; 2) Parents engaged in gambling thus, not only setting a negative example to their children but neglecting to perform their duties towards their children; 3) Some parents rely on feeding programs of the government and other non-qosernrnent organizations without looking for other ways of providing for the nutritional needs of their children; 4) Abandonment by parents of their children forcing the latter to beg in order to survive; 5) Verbal and emotional abuse of their children. b) Low Income - families living in depressed areas whose income is below the poverty threshold. c) Easy access to drugs and alcohol - Children have no difficulty obtaining drugs from adults to satisfy their curiosity and eventually their dependence on these prohibited commodities. Peer pressure -Children vices and crimes. are easily influenced by their peers to engage in

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e) Complacency of authorities. Some persons in authority are: 1) Protecting children's 2) Protecting 3) Remiss in illegal activities especially those which are detrimental development and well-being; syndicates which are engaged in these illegal activities; the performance of their duties. to

Article 5 Duties and responsibilities of Duty Bearers

Section 11. The Family. The family, being the foundation of the nation, is a basic social institution which public policy cherishes and protects. Governmental and social efforts to preserve the integrity of the family, including the extended family, should be pursued. Section 12. General duties and responsibilities of parents. Parents shall have the following general duties and responsibilities toward their children:
a) To give them affection, companionship and understanding; and religious

b) To extend to them the benefits of moral guidance, self-discipline instruction; c) To supervise their activities, including their recreation; d) To inculcate in them the value of industry, thrift and self-reliance;
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e) To stimulate their interest in civic affairs, teach them the duties of citizenship, and develop their commitment to their country; f) To advise them properly on any matter affecting their development and wellbeing; g) To always set a good example; h) To provide them with adequate support, as defined in Article 194 of the Family Code, including undergoing Parents Effectiveness Seminars (PES), active participation in the Parent Teacher Community Associations (PTCA), ensuring the birth registration of their children; and

i) To administer their property, if any, according to their best interest, subject to the provisions of Article 225 to 227~fthe Family Code.
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Educational institutions are expected to work together with parents, community organizations and agencies concerned with the activities of children and youth to promote the development of the child.

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13. Educational

and other institutions.

Section 14. The business sector. The business sector is encouraged to conduct
their business while at the same time support programs for the promotion of the welfare of children through their corporate social responsibility.

Section 15. Mass media. The mass media shall be aware of their extensive social role and responsibility, as well as their influence, in communications relating to children. They should use their power to protect the rights of children by relaying consistent messages through a balanced approach. Special attention should be given to effective anti-drug awareness campaigns and delinquency prevention. The media is also encouraged to help in the promotion of the Children's rights and responsibilities specifically in ensuring the privacy of the child against excessive media exposure. Section 16. The City Government. The City Government of Cebu shall come up with comprehensive programs for children and allocate the appropriate budgetary requirements for their implementation. Likewise under the Ordinance No. 1726, it has created the Cebu City Commission for the Welfare and Protection of Children (CCCWPC) as the implementing and' monitoring arm of the city in the management of children's programs, projects and activities. Section 17. The f}arangays. The Barangays in Cebu City shall establish and/or strengthen their respective Local Councils for the Protection of Children (LCPC's) whose primary purpose is to coordinate with and asslst the Clty Government for the adoption of a comprehensive plan on delinquency prevention, and to oversee its proper implementation.
The Barangays shall likewise establish and/or strengthen the Barangay-based Juvenile Justice Committees, and the Early Childhood Care Development Coordinating Committees.

Section 18. The Sangguniang Kabataan. The Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) as established under the Local Government Code shall, in addition to its powers and functions, actively involve itself in the formulation and implementation of prevention and protection programs in the community. It shall coordinate with the CCCWPC and BCPG for this purpose. It is encouraged that the SK devote at least 10% of its annual budget for the children's development programs and increase as the need arises.
The Sangguniang Kabataan shall also cc!ordinate with the local Council for the Protection of Children (LCPC) in the formulation and implementation of juvenile intervention and diversion programs inthe City.

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Article 6 Programs for the Children Section 19. Survival programs. following child-friendly survival programs: The City Government shall formulate the

a) Child immunization activities for the decrease, and if possible, prevention of infant mortality and spread of diseases; b) Establishment of nutritional fortification programs; c) Assess the effectiveness and capabilities of the existing health care facilities in addressing the health concerns of children; d) Intensify the implementation of the Milk Code and ASIN Law of 1995; e) Strengthen the implementation of maternal existing national and local laws; health care programs under

f) Strengthen the enforcement of the waste management ordinance; and g) Intensify environmental sanitation programs ensuring access to potable water and sanitary latrines especially in the urban poor communities where the most disadvantaged children are found. Section 20. DeyeJopment programs. .The City Government shall formulate the following Child-friendly development programs: a) Formulate a local development plan for children which shall be subject to periodic evaluation in order to address the needs of the children; b) Establish safe and wholesome recreational facilities and/or activities in all barangays; c) Provide technical skills traininqs toout-of-school youth;

d) Support and give assistance to programs for the differently-abled children; e) Establish linkages with non-government organizations scholarship programs to poor but deserving students. for the provision of

f) Intensify the campaign for free elementary and secondary education especially to the marginalized sector of the community; and
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g) Strengthen the implementation of early childhood care and development programs pursuant to R.A. 8980.

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Section 21. Protection programs. The City Government shall formulate the following child-friendly protection programs. a) Conduct seminars and information drives regarding stipulated in Article IV Section 42 of RA 9165; b) Conduct sex-education seminars; c) Regulate the access of children to internet cafes, and strictly enforce the internet cafe and other related ordinances; d) Conduct seminars on responsible parenting; / e) Provide sufficient lighting in streets and other places to protect children from nocturnal crimes; g) Enact an ordinance providing for incentives to private businesses and other entities for adopting child-friendly business environment; h) Enact an ordinance to strengthen the enforcement of the Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004 (RA 9262);
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drug awareness as

Strengthen the enforcement of the Special Protection of Children Against Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act (RA761 0); Strengthen tbe enforcement and implementation Persons Act of 2003 (RA 920B); of the Anti-Trafficking in

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k) Strengthen the enforcement and implementation of the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006 (RA 9344); . I) Strengthen the enforcement and implementation of other national laws for the protection and welfare of children. Section 22. Participation programs. The City Government shall formulate the following child-friendly participation programs: a) Conduct Annual observance of Children's Month; b) Conduct an Annual Children's Summit where the children will be given an opportunity to be heard and express themselves: c) Intensify and strengthen the participatio» and representation of children in the organization of children's groups such as the Confederation of Concerned Children, Child Rights Advocates, and others;

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d) Sensitize media on news coverage of cases involving children; e) Increase the awareness and understanding among local officials on issues and concerns affecting children; f) Conduct an Annual "State of the Children" report by the City Mayor; and

g) Give full support to the Sangguniang Kabataan in its programs and activities for children.

Article 7 Legislative Agenda Section 23. The following are the existing ordinances affecting children: a) C.O. 1725 - Ordinance requiring certain establishments to place a signboard "OFF LIMITS TO MINORS" and providing penalty thereof; b) C.O. 1726 - Ordinance creating the Cebu City Commission for the Welfare and Protection of Children (CCCWPC) and requiring to establish the Barangay Council for the Protection of Children (BCPC); c) C.O. 1786 - Curfew Ordinance; d) C.O. 1823, as amended - Ordinance mandating schools, colleges and universities in Cebu City to indicate the age and date of birth in official ID Cards issued to students; e) C.O. 1838 - Ordinance requiring hotels, motels, beer joints, discotheques, cabarets, pension houses, sauna and/or massage parlors or similar places to post a warning sign in the lobby and/or conspicuous places about the offense penalized in Sec. 10, Par. 8 of R.A. 7610; f) C.O. 1561 - Ordinance granting children of indigenous families an exemption from payment of the required fees for delayed registration of birth;
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g) C.O. 1850 - Ordinances mandating individuals or entities operating or intending to operate any center for children in Cebu City to seek a favorable endorsement from the CCCWPC before actual operation; h) C.O. 1874 - Ordinance establishing the Cebu City Children's Code;
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C.O. 1968 - Ordinance for the intensification of the distribution, retailing and use of iodized salt in Cebu City;

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C.O. 2020, as amended - Ordinance creating the Cebu City Council for the Welfare of Disabled Persons; C.O. CXXII - Ordinance the City of Cebu; Strengthening the Social Amelioration Program of

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C.O. 2033 - Ordinance Prohibiting the Carriage of a Child or Children Below Seven (7) Years of Age on Board a Motorcycle, Motorized Scooter or Bicycle or Any Other Form of Two Wheeled Vehicle. Panlungsod shall enact the following proposed

Section 24. The Sangguniang ordinances:

a) Ordinance against corporal punishment; b) Ordinance against child pornography; c) Ordinance against child trafficking. and

Article 8 Implementing Mechanisms Section 25. The CCCWPC. The Cebu City Commission for the Welfare and Protection of Children "(CCCWPC) shall serve as the primary body responsible in the implementation of this Code through the policy making and monitoring of the operation of all existing programs and projects designed for children. Section 26. Implementing Bodies. The implementation of the prcqrarrrs.sprojects and activities for children shall be the responsibilities of the member agencies of the CCCWPC pursuant to their respective mandates. Section 27. Periodic Review. The CCCWPC, the Barangay Council for the Protection of Children and the Sanggunfang Kabataan Federation of Cebu City, shall conduct a periodic review of the implementation of this Code at least once every three years. Section 28. Oversight Committee. A Legislative Oversight Committee composed of the Chairmen of the Committee on Youth and Sports Development,Committee on Social Services, and Committee on Education shall periodically monitor compliance with this Code. It shall also periodically evaluate ilhe provisions of the Code to harmonize with existing national laws and ordinances, ~nd to address the current situation of children in the City.

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ord. No. 2250,

dated Sept. 17,2010, contd,) -page 16 -

Section 29. Appropriation. The City Council will allocate an annual budget of One Million (P1,000,000.00) Pesos and an increase of twenty per cent (20%) for the succeeding years for the implementation of the Cebu City Children's Code, as well as for other existing programs for children shall continue to be appropriated. The City Government shall likewise allocate funds necessary for the publication, reproduction, and promotion of this Code. The CCWPC will determine such amount and will have it approved by the Sangguniang Panlungsod.

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Article 9 Final Provisions Section 30. Separability Clause. If, for any reason, any section or provision of this ordinance or any portion thereof is declared unconstitutional or null and void by a competent court, the rest of the provisions shall remain valid and effective. Section 31. Repealing Clause. All ordinances, Executive Orders or any issuances by the Mayor inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed or modified accordingly. Section 32. Effectivity clause. This ordinance shall take effect upon completion of its publication in a local newspaper of general circulation in the City of Cebu. CARRIED UNAWIMOUSL Y.
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I hereby certify to the correctness of the aforequoted

resclution/ordinapce.

CYNTHIA M. KAHULUGAN Acting Secretary to the Sangguniang Panlungsod

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ATTESTED:

LUNGSOD NG CEBU
TANGGAPAN NG SANGGUNIANG PANLUNGSOD CEBU CITY HALL TEL. NOS. 253-2386 254-9004

(Res. No. 12-780-2010,

ord. No. 2250,

dated Sept. 17, 2010, contd.) -page 16 -

Section 29. Appropriation. The City Council will allocate an annual budget of One Million (P1,000,000.00) Pesos and an increase of twenty per cent (20%) for the succeeding years for the implementation of the Cebu City Children's Code, as well as for other existing programs for children shall continue to be appropriated. The City Government shall likewise allocate funds necessary for the publication, reproduction, and promotion of this Code. The CCWPC will determine such amount and will have it approved by the Sangguniang Panlungsod.

Article 9 Final Provisions Section 30. Separability Clause. If, for any reason, any section or provision of this ordinance or any portion thereof is declared unconstitutional or null and void by a competent court, the rest of the provisions shall remain valid and effective. Section 31. Repealing Clause. All ordinances, Executive Orders or any issuances by the Mayor inconsistent with the provisions of this ordinance are hereby repealed or modified accordingly. Section 32. Effectivity clause. This ordinance shall take effect upon completion of its publication in a local newspaper of general circulation in the City of Cebu. CARRIED UNA~IMOUSL Y.
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I hereby certify to the correctness of the aforeq uoted resolution/ordinance.

CYNTHIA M.

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KAHULUGAN

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Acti n9 Secretary to the Sangguniang Panlungsod

ATTESTED:

A~PROVED:

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MICHAEL L. RAMAl: , City Mayor / . t [

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