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Republic Act No. 1993

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1993 : PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES : CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY

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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1993

AN ACT TO AMEND COMMONWEALTH ACT NUMBERED FOUR HUNDRED FORTY-FOUR, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE EIGHT-HOUR LABOR LAW, BY PROVIDING A PRESCRIPTIVE PERIOD FOR CAUSES OF ACTION ARISING THEREUNDER.

Section 1. Commonwealth Act Numbered Four hundred and forty-four, otherwise known as the Eight Hour labor Law, is amended by inserting a new section under section seven of the said Act, which shall be known as section seven-A, to read as follows:

"Sec. 7-A. Any action to enforce any cause of action under this Act shall be commenced within three years after the cause of action accrued, otherwise such action shall be forever barred: Provided, however, That actions already commenced before the effective date of this Act shall not be affected by the period herein prescribed."

Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: June 22, 1957




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