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Republic Act No.

7160 October 10, 1991 imprisonment for a period not exceeding six (6) months, or
both in the discretion of the court, for the violation of a
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR A LOCAL GOVERNMENT municipal ordinance;
CODE OF 1991
(v) Enact ordinances intended to prevent, suppress and
Section 16. General Welfare. - Every local government impose appropriate penalties for habitual drunkenness in
unit shall exercise the powers expressly granted, those public places, vagrancy, mendicancy, prostitution,
necessarily implied therefrom, as well as powers establishment and maintenance of houses of ill repute,
necessary, appropriate, or incidental for its efficient and gambling and other prohibited games of chance, fraudulent
effective governance, and those which are essential to the devices and ways to obtain money or property, drug
promotion of the general welfare. Within their respective addiction, maintenance of drug dens, drug pushing,
territorial jurisdictions, local government units shall ensure juvenile delinquency, the printing, distribution or exhibition
and support, among other things, the preservation and of obscene or pornographic materials or publications, and
enrichment of culture, promote health and safety, enhance such other activities inimical to the welfare and morals of
the right of the people to a balanced ecology, encourage the inhabitants of the municipality;
and support the development of appropriate and
self-reliant scientific and technological capabilities,
(vi) Protect the environment and impose appropriate
improve public morals, enhance economic prosperity and
penalties for acts which endanger the environment, such
social justice, promote full employment among their
as dynamite fishing and other forms of destructive fishing,
residents, maintain peace and order, and preserve the
illegal logging and smuggling of logs, smuggling of natural
comfort and convenience of their inhabitants.
resources products and of endangered species of flora and
fauna, slash and burn farming, and such other activities
Section 48. Local Legislative Power. - Local legislative which result in pollution, acceleration of eutrophication of
power shall be exercised by the sangguniang panlalawigan rivers and lakes, or of ecological imbalance;
for the province; the sangguniang panlungsod for the city;
the sangguniang bayan for the municipality; and the
Section 458. Powers, Duties, Functions and
sangguniang barangay for the barangay.
Compensation.

Section 391. Powers, Duties, and Functions. -


(a) The sangguniang panlungsod, as the legislative body
of the city, shall enact ordinances, approve resolutions and
(a) The sangguniang barangay, as the legislative body of appropriate funds for the general welfare of the city and its
the barangay, shall: inhabitants pursuant to Section 16 of this Code and in the
proper exercise of the corporate powers of the city as
(1) Enact ordinances as may be necessary to discharge provided for under Section 22 of this Code, and shall:
the responsibilities conferred upon it by law or ordinance
and to promote the general welfare of the inhabitants (1) Approve ordinances and pass resolutions necessary for
therein; an efficient and effective city government, and in this
connection, shall:
(14) Prescribe fines in amounts not exceeding One
thousand pesos (P1,000.00) for violation of barangay (ii) Maintain peace and order by enacting measures to
ordinances; prevent and suppress lawlessness, disorder, riot, violence,
rebellion or sedition and impose penalties for violation of
(20) Adopt measures towards the prevention and said ordinances;
eradication of drug abuse, child abuse, and juvenile
delinquency; (iii) Approve ordinances imposing a fine not exceeding
Five thousand pesos (P5,000.00) or an imprisonment for a
Section 447. Powers, Duties, Functions and period not exceeding one (1) year, or both in the discretion
Compensation. - of the court, for the violation of a city ordinance;

(a) The sangguniang bayan, as the legislative body of the (v) Enact ordinances intended to prevent, suppress and
municipality, shall enact ordinances, approve resolutions impose appropriate penalties for habitual drunkenness in
and appropriate funds for the general welfare of the public places, vagrancy, mendicancy, prostitution,
municipality and its inhabitants pursuant to Section 16 of establishment and maintenance of houses of ill repute,
this Code and in the proper exercise of the corporate gambling and other prohibited games of chance, fraudulent
powers of the municipality as provided for under Section devices and ways to obtain money or property, drug
22 of this Code, and shall: addiction, maintenance of drug dens, drug pushing,
juvenile delinquency, the printing, distribution or exhibition
(1) Approve ordinances and pass resolutions necessary for of obscene or pornographic materials or publications, and
an efficient and effective municipal government, and in this such other activities inimical to the welfare and morals of
connection shall: the inhabitants of the city.

(ii) Maintain peace and order by enacting measures to (vi) Protect the environment and impose appropriate
prevent and suppress lawlessness, disorder, riot, violence, penalties for acts which endanger the environment, such
rebellion or sedition and impose penalties for the violation as dynamite fishing and other forms of destructive fishing,
of said ordinances; illegal logging and smuggling of logs, smuggling of natural
resources products and of endangered species of flora and
(iii) Approve ordinances imposing a fine not exceeding fauna, slash and burn farming, and such other activities
Two thousand five hundred pesos (P2,500.00) or an
which result in pollution, acceleration of eutrophication of
rivers and lakes, or of ecological imbalance;

Section 468. Powers, Duties, Functions and


Compensation.

(a) The sangguniang panlalawigan, as the legislative body


of the province, shall enact ordinances, approve
resolutions and appropriate funds for the general welfare
of the province and its inhabitants pursuant to Section 16
of this Code in the proper exercise of the corporate powers
of the province as provided for under Section 22 of this
Code, and shall:

(1) Approve ordinances and pass resolutions necessary for


an efficient and effective provincial government and, in this
connection, shall:

(ii) Maintain peace and order by enacting measures to


prevent and suppress lawlessness, disorder, riot, violence,
rebellion or sedition and impose penalties for the violation
of said ordinances;

(iii) Approve ordinances imposing a fine not exceeding


Five thousand pesos (P5,000.00) or imprisonment not
exceeding one (1) year, or both in the discretion of the
court, for the violation of a provincial ordinance;

(v) Enact ordinances intended to prevent, suppress and


impose appropriate penalties for habitual drunkenness in
public places, vagrancy, mendicancy, prostitution,
establishment and maintenance of houses of ill repute,
gambling and other prohibited games of chance, fraudulent
devices and ways to obtain money or property, drug
addiction, maintenance of drug dens, drug pushing,
juvenile delinquency, the printing, distribution or exhibition
of obscene or pornographic materials or publications, and
other activities inimical to the welfare and morals of the
inhabitants of the province;

(vi) Protect the environment and impose appropriate


penalties for acts which endanger the environment, such
as dynamite fishing and other forms of destructive fishing,
illegal logging and smuggling of logs, smuggling of natural
resources products and of endangered species of flora and
fauna, slash and burn farming, and such other activities
which result in pollution acceleration of eutrophication of
rivers and lakes, or of ecological imbalance;