|BATAS PAMBANSA BLG. 9 - AN ACT
AMENDING SECTION THIRTEEN OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NUMBERED NINETY-SEVEN
REGULATING THE PRACTICE OF THE MARINE PROFESSION IN THE PHILIPPINES BY
PRESCRIBING A UNIFORM "UNLIMITED" LICENSE FOR ALL DECK OFFICERS EXCEPT
|Section 1. Section thirteen of Presidential Decree Numbered
Ninety-seven is hereby amended to read as follows: |
"Section 13.The Licenses for Deck Officers shall be classified as:
"(a) Unlimited – competency to command and/or navigate merchant marine vessels of any gross tons, upon the waters of any sea or ocean.
"(b) Restricted (Major) – competency to command and/or navigate merchant marine vessels of not more than two hundred fifty gross tons in a particular water of the Philippines.
"(c) Restricted (bay, lake, river or harbor) – competency to command and/or navigate vessels of not more than twenty gross tons in a particular bay, lake, river or harbor in the Philippines."
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: December 6, 1978.