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BUENAVISTA REGULATES FIRECRACKERS AND PYROTECHNIC DEVICES

altThe Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Agusan del Norte recently approved the Sanggunian Resolution No. 002-2019, declaring valid Municipal Ordinance No. 57-2018 from the Sangguniang Bayan of Buenavista, this Province, “Regulating the sale, manufacture, distribution and use of firecrackers and other pyrotechnic devices in the Municipality of Buenavista, Province Of Agusan del Norte, and for other purposes.”
The said Municipal Ordinance No. 57-2018, was authored by Sangguniang Bayan Member Rodrigo M. Luzon.
The ordinance also specified the type of pyrotechnic devices prohibited in the ordinance, as follows:
1. Atomic Big Triangulo
2. Super Lolo
3. Goodbye Philippines
4. Watusi
5. Piccolo
The person who will violate the provision of the said ordinance will be penalized with a penalty of P 1,000.00 for first offense, P 2,000.00 for second offense, P 2,500.00 for third offense or imprisonment for three (3) months or both.
The legislators did not oppose the approval of the said municipal ordinance because it will promote public order, safety, security and protection to the constituents particularly to the children.
The approval of the Municipal Ordinance No. 57-2018 was pushed through the efforts of Provincial Board Member Aquino W. Gambe during their 114th regular session on January 7.

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