Mga Batas Laban sa Pambibiktima sa Masamang Bisyo ng mga Kabataan ng ‘Gapo
“The youth is the nation’s hope for a better future, let us protect and guide them well, and one way of doing this is by protecting them from the bad effects of vices to their mental and physical health” pahayag ni Mayor James “Bong” Gordon Jr.
This is in connection with the proposed amendments by the Olongapo City Council and the setting of public hearings for the said amendments of three (3) City Ordinances.
The ordinances are as follows:
1. City Ordinance No. 29 (series of 1965), “An Ordinance Banning Beer Drinking in Sari-Sari Stores, Groceries and Other Similar Establishments”
2. City Ordinance No. 50 (series of 1995), “An Ordinance Prohibiting Any Person Below 18 to Drink Alcoholic Beverages and Intoxicating Liquors in Any Saloon, Bar, Inn, Café, Restaurant and Similar Establishments or in Any Public Place and for Other Purposes’’
3. City Ordinance No. 65 (series of 2001), “An ordinance Banning the Sale of Cigars and Cigarettes to Minors”
The amendments aim to improve and include stricter provisions in the ordinances to make them more comprehensive and effective.