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Republic Act No. 8506

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8506 - AN ACT BANNING THE REGISTRATION AND OPERATION OF VEHICLES WITH RIGHT-HAND STEERING WHEEL IN ANY PRIVATE OR PUBLIC STREET, ROAD OR HIGHWAY, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

REPUBLIC ACTS




Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines

Metro Manila

Tenth Congress


REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8506
February 13, 1998

AN ACT BANNING THE REGISTRATION AND OPERATION OF VEHICLES WITH RIGHT-HAND STEERING WHEEL IN ANY PRIVATE OR PUBLIC STREET, ROAD OR HIGHWAY, PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to import, cause the importation of, register, cause the registration of, use, or operate any vehicle with its steering wheel right-hand side thereof in any highway, street or road, whether private or public or of the national or local government except such vehicles that are acknowledged as vintage automobiles, manufactured before 1960, in showroom condition, and/or are to be utilized exclusively for officially and legally sanctioned motorsports events, and off-road special purpose vehicles.chanrobles virtualaw library

Sec. 2. The penalty of prision correccional in its medium period and a fine of fifty thousand pesos (P50,000) shall be imposed upon any person violating the provisions of this Act.chanrobles virtualaw library

Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect immediately after its complete publication in the Official Gazette or in at least two (2) national newspapers of general circulation.

Approved: February 13, 1998




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