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THE NEW NATIONAL BUILDING CODE IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS RULE 1: GENERAL PROVISIONS   1 .Title   1.1 REVISED IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE NATIONAL BUILDING CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES (P.D. 1096) referred to as the IRR   Declaration of Policy   2.1 To safeguard life, health, property, and […]

Implementing Rules and Regulations of the National Building Code of ...


Republic Act No. 9341 AN ACT ESTABLISHING REFORMS IN THE REGULATION OF RENT OF CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL UNITS, PROVIDING THE MECHANISMS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: SECTION 1. Short Title. – This Act shall be […]

Republic Act No. 9341 Rent Control Act of 2005


EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 209 THE FAMILY CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES July 6, 1987 I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order and promulgate the Family Code of the Philippines, as follows: TITLE I MARRIAGE Chapter 1. […]

Executive Order No. 209 – The Family Code of ...



  TITLE I GENERAL PROVISIONS Definitions and Classifications Section 1. Title of the Code. – This Code shall be known as “The Corporation Code of the Philippines”. Sec. 2. Corporation defined. – A corporation is an artificial being created by operation of law, having the right of succession and the […]

BP 68 – The Corporation Code of the Philippines


The transaction of real estate properties includes both selling and leasing. In the Philippines, the market for both sales and leasing continues to be strong. Real estate brokers are paid good commissions for selling but not all are fortunate to close sales all the time. So, brokering rentals is a […]

Brokering Rentals and Leases in the Philippines


Land Management and Registration in the Philippines   History Before the Spanish colonial period, the inhabitants of the islands in our archipelago roamed freely, tilled portions of the land, and enjoyed the freedom to do with it what they desired. Land was abundant. Population was small. When Spain came to […]

Land Management and Registration in the Philippines



R.A. 8435 – Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act of 1997 “Agrarian Reform Community” is a barangay at the minimum or a cluster of contiguous barangays where there is a critical mass of farmers or farm workers and which features the main thrust of agrarian development land tenure improvement and effective […]

R.A. 8435 – Agriculture and Fisheries Modernization Act of 1997


(1) “Investing in the Philippines” shall mean making an equity investment in the Philippines through actual remittance of foreign exchange or transfer of assets, whether in the form of capital goods, patents, formulas, or other technological rights or processes, upon registration with the Securities and Exchange Commission; and (2) “Withdrawal […]

Republic Act No. 7652 – Investors’ Lease Act


REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8368 AN ACT REPEALING PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 772, ENTITLED “PENALIZING SQUATTING AND OTHER SIMILAR ACTS.”   Section 1. Title. — This Act shall be known as the “Anti-Squatting Law Repeal Act of 1997.”   Sec. 2. Repeal. — Presidential Decree No. 772, entitled “Penalizing Squatting and Other […]

Republic Act No. 8368 “Penalizing Squatting And Other Similar acts.”



Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Fourteenth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand nine. Republic Act No. 9700             August 7, 2009 AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE COMPREHENSIVE AGRARIAN […]

Republic Act No. 9700 Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP)


Congress of the Philippines Twelfth Congress REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9161 December 22, 2001 AN ACT ESTABLISHING REFORMS IN THE REGULATION OF RENTALS OF CERTAIN RESIDENTIAL UNITS, PROVIDING THE MECHANISMS THEREFOR AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled: […]

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9161: Rental Reform Act of 2002


MALACAÑANG M a n i l a PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 957 July 12, 1976 REGULATING THE SALE OF SUBDIVISION LOTS AND CONDOMINIUMS, PROVIDING PENALTIES FOR VIOLATIONS THEREOF WHEREAS, it is the policy of the State to afford its inhabitants the requirements of decent human settlement and to provide them with […]

THE SUBDIVISION AND CONDOMINIUM BUYERS’ PROTECTIVE DECREE