Rep~lblic the Philippines of

COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS
Intramuros, Manila
IN THE MATTER OF AMENDMENTS TO RESOLUTION NO. 9476, ALSO KNOWN AS THE ,RULES AND REGULATIONS GOVERNING CAMPAIGN FINANCE AND DISCLOSURE.

Brillantes, Sixto S. Jr. Sarmiento, Rene V. Tagle, Lucenito N. rrissiorlcr Velasco, Arn~aiido C. Yusop11, Elias R. Lim, Christian Robert S. p j ~si w ~ ~ ,s , m r i Padaca, hdaria Gracia Cielo h, Corrrrrrissio~~rt Promulgated:

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November 23, 2012

RESOLUTION NO.
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This pertains to COMEL~C Resolution No. 9476 proi~~ulgated 22 J L I ~ L 2012 a 1 ' entitlecl "Rules and Regulations Governing Campaign Finance and Disclc>surc In Connection with the 13 May 2013 National and Local Elections and Subsequent Elections Tl~ereafter",particularly paragraph 3, Section 5 of Rule 8 and Section 2 of Rule 11 thereof. The Conimission Eiz Blrr~cRESOLVED, as it hereby RESOLVES to: Inclucle in the scale of administrative fines political parties w11o fail to comply with Section 14 of Republic Act No. 7166, thereby amending the third (3~1) paragraph of Section 5, Rule 8, of COMELEC Resolution No. 9476, which will now read as:
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"RULE 8 FILING OF STATEMENTS OF CONTRIBUTIONS AND EXPENDITURES
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Section 5. Peilnlhj. - x x x The amount of the administrative fine to be imposed on the canditlate who iailetl to file his or her statement or report or on the party whose treasurer failed to file the I f as herein required shall cleyend on: the elective position he or she vied for, or in the case of political parties, tlie size of its constituency; and @ 1v11cthe1-tlie failure to do so was his or her or thd pasty's firs[ or seconcl offense:

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Resolution No. 9558 In Re: Amendments to Resolution No. 9476

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House of Representatives - Party-List System Local Political Parties Regional Political Parties National Political Parties Sangguniang Panlalawigan Citv Mavors City Vice Mayors S a n ~ m n i ao P a n ~ l ur n ~ s o d ne n nn > Municipal Mayors Municipal Vice Mayors q

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Amend Section 2 of Rule 1 to apply prospectively, which will now read 1 "RULE 1 REPEALING CLAUSE AND EFFECTIVITY 1
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Section 2. ?h7llSitovlj Provisiori. - These rules shall apply to the May 2013 elections and all subsequent relectiohs thereafter. The a d m i n i s t r a t i v ~ f i ~ i eas s provided in this Commission's Mi~irlte Resolirtiolz No. 93 1801 promulgatecl on 29 July 1993 will continue to apply to violations of campaim finance laws as foun&& Republic Act No. 7166 and the Omnibus Election Code committed prior to the M a . 2013 elections.

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Direct the Education and Inforlnation Department to cause the publication (3) of this Resolution in two (2) daily newspapers of general circulation in the Pl~ilippi~~es, and furnish copies thereof to all field officials of the Commission, the President/Chair~nan in his or her absence, the Secretary-General and Treasurer of all or parties, organizations or coalitions registered under the party-list system of representation as well as those registered as political parties under Rule 32 of the COMELEC Rules of Procedure.

SO ORDERED.

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MARIA GRACIA CIELO M PADACA Commissioner

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