first_imgIt provides for the imposition of a P2,000-fine against violators during the first year of its implementation.MORE STORIESnewsinfo4.0 quake shakes Davao Oriental townnewsinfoLOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, PaterosnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debateMORE STORIESnewsinfo4.0 quake shakes Davao Oriental townnewsinfoLOOK: MMDA conducts 2nd round of clearing ops in Pasig, PaterosnewsinfoDemocrats fight over health care, immigration at debateFines will be increased to P5,000 and may be coupled with six months imprisonment or cancellation of the business permit during the second year of its implementation.But the previous council, of which Carillo was not yet a part of, decided to pass an IRR that would serve to guide in the implementation of the ordinance that will prohibit commercial establishments and vendors from using plastic bags on Saturdays.Carillo assumed office as a member of the City Council on July 1.Cabrera moved for the final approval of the IRR in last Wednesday’s session but Carillo opposed it. “We will be contradicting ourselves,” Carillo said.ADVERTISEMENT He said that the passage of the IRR which mentions that the ordinance should take effect after Mayor Michael Rama affixes his signature may be contradicting the approved ordinance which states that the regulation should be implemented six months from its approval by the City Council.Carillo said that as procedure, the Office of the Mayor is the implementing body of the approved ordinances so it should be the one to draft the IRR.FEATURED STORIESNEWSINFOSenate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreementsNEWSINFOLocsin wants to drop ‘visas upon arrival’ privilegeNEWSINFOTolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal“Passing the IRR (of the No Plastic Saturday Ordinance) may set a precedent. The ordinance is a law and should be implemented. No IRR can amend a law,” he said.The City Council approved the “No Plastic Saturday Ordinance” penned by then Councilor Edgar Labella and Councilor Nida Cabrera on December 2012. The ordinance was supposed to be up for implementation after six months. DILG to file raps vs Cebu City’s ex mayor for taking away office fixtures PLAY LIST 01:39DILG to file raps vs Cebu City’s ex mayor for taking away office fixtures00:47Cebu City police chief Garma is next PCSO general manager01:52Isko Moreno rues sorry state of Vitas slaughterhouse, eyes new facility03:26PCSO to focus on improving transparency of gaming activities01:39Sotto open to discuss, listen to pros and cons of divorce bill06:02Senate to probe Tolentino’s ‘novel legal theories’ on oral agreements01:50Palace open to make Dengvaxia usable again as dengue cases spike01:49House seeks probe on ‘massive corruption’ in PCSO01:37PCSO estimates P250M in Lotto revenue loss due to suspension MOST READ He told the council that passing an IRR should best be left to the executive department to do if necessary.Carillo said that as for the “No Plastic Saturday Ordinance,” it lacked a provision which mentions the need to have an IRR. In lieu of an IRR, the executive and legislative departments could instead create an oversight committee that would oversee its implementation. /Doris C. Bongcac, Chief of ReportersRead Next Quake disturbs Itbayat, Batanes anew BPI nets P13.74B in H1 Technicalities have prevented the Cebu City government from implementing its “No Plastic Bag Saturday Ordinance” almost one year after the local law was approved.Councilor Gerardo Carillo wants the propriety of the City Council’s drafting and approval of the ordinance’s Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) reviewed by the committee on laws of the City Council.ADVERTISEMENT SMC bags Bulacan airport project Angara: Investigate DOH’s ‘constipated’ medicine distribution system Tolentino: No more debate with Drilon on China deal Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros Don’t miss out on the latest news and information. LATEST STORIES Fake cop accosts real cops, is arrested in Pateros Carpio gets nominated as CJ for 4th time View commentslast_img

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