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Elements of fairness and reasonableness is required for a valid ordinance

The petitioners further assert that drivers or vehicle owners affected by Ordinance No. 1664 like themselves were not accorded the opportunity to protest the clamping, towing, and impounding of the vehicles, or even to be heard and to explain their … Continue reading

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Adherence to the constitutional guaranty of due process of law is required for valid ordinance

Compliance of Ordinance No. 1664with the substantive requirements The first substantive requirement for a valid ordinance is the adherence to the constitutional guaranty of due process of law. The guaranty is embedded in Article III, Section 1 of the Constitution, … Continue reading

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Police power is lodged primarily in the National Legislature but it may be delegated

Compliance of Ordinance No. 1664 with the formal requirements Was the enactment of Ordinance No. 1664 within the corporate powers of the LGU of the City of Cebu? The answer is in the affirmative. Indeed, with no issues being hereby … Continue reading

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