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Section 1. Title of the Code. â€“ This Code shall be known as “The Corporation Code of the Philippines.” (n)
Section 2. Corporation defined. â€“ A corporation is an artificial being created by operation of law, having the right of succession and the powers, attributes and properties expressly authorized by law or incident to its existence. (2)
Commonwealth Act No. 613
Section 1. This Act shall be known as “The Philippine Immigration Act of 1940.”
Sec. 2. Officials. – A Bureau of Immigration [now Commission on Immigration and Deportation] is established under a Commissioner of Immigration, who shall have two assistants, a First Deputy Commissioner of Immigration [now Associate Commissioner of Immigration] and a Second Deputy Commissioner of Immigration [now Associate Commissioner of Immigration].
Republic Act No. 8293
Section 1. Title. â€“ This Act shall be known as the â€œIntellectual Property Code of the Philippines.â€
Section 2. Declaration of State Policy. â€“ The State recognizes that an effective intellectual and industrial property system is vital to the development of domestic and creative activity, facilitates transfer of technology, attracts foreign investments, and ensures market access for our products. It shall protect and secure the exclusive rights of scientists, inventors, artists and other gifted citizens to their intellectual property and creations, particularly when beneficial to the people, for such periods as provided in this Act.
Presidential Decree No. 442, AS AMENDED
Article 1. Name of Decree. This Decree shall be known as the â€œLabor Code of the Philippinesâ€.
Article 2. Date of effectivity. This Code shall take effect six (6) months after its promulgation.
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9168 June 7, 2002
Section 1. Short Title. â€“ This Act shall be known and cited as the â€œPhilippine Plant Variety Protection Act of 2002â€³
Section 2. Statement of Policies. The State recognizes that an effective intellectual property system in general and the development of new plant variety in particular is vital in attaining food security for the country. To this end, it shall protect and secure the exclusive rights of breeders with respect to their new plant variety particularly when beneficial to the people for such periods as provided for in this Act.
Republic Act No. 165 June 20, 1947
Section 1. Patent Office. – There is hereby created a â€œPatent Officeâ€ under the executive supervision of the Department of Justice, where all records, books, drawings, specifications, and other papers and things pertaining to patents shall be safely kept and preserved.
Section 2. Officers and employees of the Patent Office. – The Patent Office shall be under the direction of a Director who shall have an assistant to be known as Assistant Director. The Director and Assistant Director shall be appointed by the President with the consent of the Commission on Appointments of the Congress of the Philippines, and shall hold office during good behavior. The Director shall receive a salary of seven thousand two hundred pesos a year, and the Assistant Director a salary of six thousand pesos a year.
Republic Act No. 166 June 20, 1947
Section 1. Transfer of powers from Bureau of Commerce to Patent Office. – The powers, duties and functions vested in, or performed and exercised by, the Bureau of Commerce in connection with the registration of trade-marks, trade-names and other marks are hereby transferred to the Patent Office. The administration of this Act shall devolve upon the Patent Office.Read More