ORDINANCE No. 002 Series of 2004 (Muffler)

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AN ORDINANCE REGULATING THE USE OF MUFFLERS AND TO MAINTAIN THE USE OF SILENCERS AMONG MOTORIZED TRICYCLES PLYING WITHIN THE MUNICIPALITY OF ARAYAT, PAMPANGA.

Section 1.              This ordinance shall be known as An Ordinance Regulating the use of Silencers among motorized vehicles.

Section 2.              Definition of Terms:

2.1) Motorized Vehicles            – Any motorized three (3) or two (2) wheeled vehicle (Private and For Hire)

2.2) Muffler                                 – Producing noise (Tambutso)

2.3) Silencer                                 – Device placed in the muffler (Tambutso) to minimize noise

2.4) Plying                                    – Regular Trip (pasada)

Section 3.              Absolute use of Silencer and Removal of Noise producing Mufflers.

3.1) It is unlawful for owner/s, drivers or users of motorized three (3) or two (2) wheeled vehicle to use noise producing mufflers

3.2) It is unlawful for owner/s, drivers or users of motorized three (3) or two (2) wheeled vehicle not to use silencers

Section 4.              Penalties Clause:

Violation of any provision of this Ordinance shall be punished by a fine of not less than P 50 – P 1, 000.00 or a maximum imprisonment of 7 days or more than 30 days or both at the discretion of the court.

PENALTY SCHEME FOR VIOLATION:

First Offense:                                                  Confiscation of the Drivers License of actual driver and a fine of P 100

Second Offense:                                              Confiscation of the Drivers License of actual driver and a fine of P 200

Third Offense:                                                Confiscation of the Drivers License of actual driver and a fine of P 500

Section 5.  REPEALING CLAUSE

                        All ordinances, rules or regulations and parts thereof in conflict with or contrary to the provisions of this ordinance are hereby modified or repealed accordingly.

Section 6.  EFFECTIVITY

                        This ordinance shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its approval provided the necessary posting and public information dissemination shall have been compiled with.

 

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