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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1050
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1050 - AN ACT GRANTING MARIA G. DE GONZALES, FORTUNATO DE LEON AND FRANCISCO A. DAVID, ENGAGED IN BUSINESS AS A CO-PARTNERSHIP AND USING THE BUSINESS NAME "GOLEDA", A TEMPORARY PERMIT TO CONSTRUCT, MAINTAIN AND OPERATE PRIVATE FIXED POINT-TO-POINT, PRIVATE COASTAL AND PRIVATE LAND BASE RADIO STATIONS FOR THE RECEPTION AND TRANSMISSION OF RADIO COMMUNICATIONS WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES

Section 1. There is hereby granted to Maria G. de Gonzales, Fortunato de Leon and Francisco A. David, engaged in business as a co-partnership and using the business name "GOLEDA", the successors and assigns of said co-partnership, a temporary permit to construct, maintain and operate in the Philippines, at such places as the said grantee may select, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Public Works and Communications, private fixed point-to-point, private coastal and private land base radio stations for the reception and transmission of wireless messages on radiotelegraphy or radiotelephony, each station to be provided with a radio transmitting apparatus and a radio receiving apparatus.cralaw

Sec. 2. This temporary permit shall continue to be in force during the time that the Government has not established similar service at the places selected by the grantee, and is granted upon the express condition that the same shall be void unless the grantee shall start construction of at least one radio station within two years from the date of approval of this Act and shall complete the construction within four years from said date.

Sec. 3. The President of the Philippine shall have the power and authority to permit the location of such private fixed point-to-point, private coastal and private land base radio stations or any of them on land of the public domain upon such terms as he may prescribe.cralaw

Sec. 4. The grantee, its successors and assigns, shall not engage in domestic business of telecommunications in the Philippines without further special assent of the congress of the Philippines, it being understood that the purpose of this temporary permit is to secure to the grantee the right to construct, install, maintain and operate private fixed point-to-point private coastal and private land base radio stations in such places within the Philippines as the interest of the grantee and of its trade and business may justify.cralaw

Sec. 5. No fees shall be charged by the grantee as the radio stations that may be established by virtue of this Act shall engage in communications regarding the grantee's business only.cralaw

Sec. 6. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall so construct and operate its radio stations as not to interfere with the operation of other radio stations maintained and operated in the Philippines.cralaw

Sec. 7. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall hold the National, provincial, city and municipal governments of the Philippines harmless from all claims, accounts, demands or actions arising out of accidents or injuries, whether to property or to persons, caused by the construction or operation of its radio stations.

Sec. 8. The grantee, its successors or assigns, shall be subject to the corporation laws of the Philippines now existing or hereafter enacted.cralaw

Sec. 9. The grantee, its successors or assigns, is authorized to operate its radio stations on the frequencies, that may be assigned to it by the Secretary of the Public Works and Communications, including the international distress frequency of five hundred kilocycles, and to communicate with ship radio stations open to public correspondence only in cases of emergency.cralaw

Section 10. A special right is hereby reserved to the President of the Philippines in time of war, insurrection, public peril, calamity or disaster to cause the closing of the grantee's radio stations or to authorize the temporary use or possessions thereof by any department of the Government, upon just compensation.cralaw

Section 11. This temporary permit shall be subject to amendment, alteration or repeal by the Congress of the Philippines when the public interest so requires, and shall not be interpreted as an exclusive grant of the privileges herein provided for.

Sec. 12. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.cralaw

Approved: June 12, 1954

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