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  1. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 1202 further amending Republic Act No. 1161, otherwise known as the Social Security Act [LS 1954-Phi.1...1960-Phi.1].

    Adoption: 1977-09-27 | PHL-1977-R-13333

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  2. Philippines - - Law, Act

    Revised Government Service Insurance Act of 1977 (Presidential Decree No. 1146).

    Adoption: 1977-05-31 | PHL-1977-L-13332

    Presidential Decree No. 1146 amending, expanding, increasing and integrating the social security and insurance benefits of government employees and facilitating the payment thereof under Commonwealth Act No. 186, as amended, and for other purposes.

  3. Philippines - - Law, Act

    Presidential Decree further amending certain ss. of Republic Act No. 1161, as amended, otherwise known as the Social Security Act [LS 1954-Phi. 1...1960-Phi.1].

    Adoption: 1977-05-01 | PHL-1977-R-13331

    Inserts new ss. 14 A (maternity leave benefit) and 18 A (additional contributions for maternity benefits).

  4. Philippines - - International agreement

    Exchange of notes constituting an agreement amending the agreement of 4 April 1974 on the use of the Veterans Memorial Hospital and the provision of inpatient and outpatient medical care and treatment and nursing home care of veterans by the Government of the Philippines and the furnishing of grant-in-aid therof by the Government of the United States of America. Done at Manila on 12 and 21 May 1976.

    Adoption: 1976-05-21 | INT-1976-IA-25718

  5. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 891 further amending Title II, Book IV (Employees' Compensation and State Insurance Fund) of Presidential Decree No. 442 entitled "Labor Code of the Philippines" [LS 1974-Phi. 1A].

    Adoption: 1976-02-09 | PHL-1976-R-14010

    Amends ss. 166, 190 and 193.

  6. Philippines - - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Guidelines on the implementation of the 13th Month Pay Law (Presidential Decree No. 851) (Administrative Order No. 2, S. 1976). - Guidelines on-line

    Adoption: 1976-01-09 | PHL-1976-M-77688

    Facilitates the disposition of cases involving petitions for exemption, complaints, enforcement and implementation of P.D. No. 851 and its implementing rules and regulations.

  7. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules and regulations implementing Presidential Decree No. 823 [of 3 Nov. 1975 (LS 1975-Phi.1) strengthening free collective bargaining and trade unionism within the framework of voluntary and compulsory arbitration, prohibiting strikes and lockouts during the period of national emergency and regulating foreign activities in the labor field], as amended.

    Adoption: 1976-01-06 | PHL-1976-R-14009

  8. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules and Regulations implementing Presidential Decree No. 851 [of 16 Dec. 1975] requiring all employers to pay their employees a thirteenth month's pay. - Rules on-line

    Adoption: 1975-12-22 | PHL-1975-R-14567

  9. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 849 amending Presidential Decree No. 823 and for other purposes.

    Adoption: 1975-12-16 | PHL-1975-R-5185

    Amends ss. 1, 8, 10 and 11 of Presidential Decree No. 823 concerning in particular lockouts, strikes, dispute resolution, penalties and foreign contributions to a workers' or employers' organization.

  10. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 850, amending certain ss. of Presidential Decree No. 442 entitled "Labor Code of the Philippines".

    Adoption: 1975-12-16 | PHL-1975-R-14565

    Numerous amendments.

  11. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    The 13th-Month Pay Law (Presidential Decree No. 851). - Law on-line

    Adoption: 1975-12-16 | PHL-1975-R-14566

  12. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 823, strengthening free collective bargaining and trade unionism within the framework of voluntary and compulsory arbitration, prohibiting strikes and lockouts during the period of national emergency and regulating foreign activities in the labor field.

    Adoption: 1975-11-03 | PHL-1975-R-14564

  13. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Civil Service Decree of the Philippines (Presidential Decree No. 807). - Decree on-line

    Adoption: 1975-10-06 | PHL-1975-R-14563

    Article 1. Title
    Article II. Declaration of Policy
    Article III. Definition of Terms
    Article IV. Scope of the Civil Service
    Article V. Organization and Functions
    Article VI. Responsibilities of Public Officers and Employees
    Article VII. Civil Service Assistance to Departments and Agencies
    Article VIII. Personnel Policies and Standards
    Article IX. Discipline
    Article X. Limitation on Appointment
    Article XI. Examining Committee, Special Examiners and Special Investigators
    Article XII. Government-owned or Controlled Corporations Personnel

  14. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 735, further amending certain ss. of Republic Act No. 1161 as amended, otherwise know as the "Social Security Law" [LS 1954 - Phi. 1... 1960 - Phi. 1].

    Adoption: 1975-06-27 | PHL-1975-R-14562

    Numerous amendments.

  15. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 643, amending s. 42 of Presidential Decree No. 570-A amending certain provisions of Presidential Decree No. 442, entitled "Labor Code of the Philippines" [LS 1974 - Phi. 1 A].

    Adoption: 1975-01-21 | PHL-1975-R-14561

    Appeals against arbitration awards.

  16. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules and Regulations implementing the Labor Code of the Philippines [LS 1974 - Phi. 1 A], as amended.

    Adoption: 1975-01-19 | PHL-1975-R-14560

  17. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Employees' Compensation and State Insurance Fund, Presidential Decree No. 626 (as amended by PD 850, PD 856-A and PD 891) further amending certain articles of Presidential Decree No. 442 entitled "Labor Code of the Philippines". - Decree on-line Decree on-line

    Adoption: 1974-12-27 | Date of entry into force: 1975-01-01 | PHL-1974-R-9668

    SECTION 1
    Chapter 1. Policy and Definitions
    Chapter II. Coverage and Liability
    Chapter III. Administration
    Chapter IV. Contributions
    Chapter V. Medical Benefits
    Chapter. VI. Disability Benefits
    Chapter VII. Death Benefits
    Chapter VIII. Provisions Common to Income Benefits
    Chapter IX. Records, Reports and Penal Provisions
    SECTION 2 - Art. 209. Medical Care
    SECTION 3 - Art. 292. Money claims
    SECTION 4 - Art. 297. Termination of the workmen's compensation program
    SECTION 5 - Art. 300. Disposition of pending cases
    SECTION 6 - Numbers of articles
    SECTION 7 - coming into force

  18. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 603: Child and Youth Welfare Code. - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1974-12-10 | PHL-1974-R-15244

    Sections 107 to 115: employment, collective bargaining rights, training and welfare.

  19. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 570-A amending certain sections of Presidential Decree No. 442 entitled "Labor Code of the Philippines".

    Adoption: 1974-11-01 | PHL-1974-R-15243

  20. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    President Decree No. 553 amending Presidential Decree No. 43 concerning development of the fishing industry.

    Adoption: 1974-09-11 | PHL-1974-R-5101

    Adds a new subparagraph to paragraph B, section 6 of Presidential Decree No. 43 calling for prices fixed to guarantee to Fry [very small fish] gatherers a just return for their labour.

  21. Philippines - - Law, Act

    The Labor Code (Presidential Decree No. 442 of 1974). - Legislation on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1974-05-01 | PHL-1974-L-15242

    The Labor Code was renumbered in 2015 following the adoption of the 2011 Act allowing the employment of night workers thereby repealing section 130 and 131 of Presidential Decree No. 442, as amended, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines (R.A. No. 10151). This amendment introduced a new Chapter V into Book 3 of the Code regulating night work. The new Books and Chapters are as follows:

    PRELIMINARY TITLE
    Chapter I. General Provisions
    Chapter II. Emancipation of Tenants

    BOOK ONE - PRE-EMLOYMENT
    TITLE I - Recruitment and Placement of Workers
    Chapter I. General Provisions
    Chapter II. Regulation of Recruitment and Placement Activities
    Chapter III. Miscellaneous Provisions
    TITLE II - Employment of Non-Resident Aliens

    BOOK TWO - HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
    TITLE I - National Manpower Development Program
    Chapter I. National Policies and Administrative Machinery for their Implementation
    TITLE II - Training and Employment of Special Workers
    Chapter I. Apprentices
    Chapter II. Learners
    Chapter III. Handicap Workers

    BOOK THREE - CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
    TITLE I - Working Conditions and Rest Periods
    Chapter I. Hours of Work
    Chapter II. Weekly Rest Periods
    Chapter III. Holidays, Service Incentive Leaves, and Service Charges
    TITLE II - Wages
    Chapter I. Preliminary Matters
    Chapter II. Minimum Wage Rates
    Chapter III. Payment of Wages
    Chapter IV. Prohibitions regarding Wages
    Chapter V. Wages Studies, Wage Agreements, and Wage Determination
    Chapter VI. Administration and Enforcement
    TITLE III. Employment Conditions for Special Groups of Employees
    Chapter I. Employment of Women
    Chapter II. Employment of Minors
    Chapter III. Employment of Househelpers [*Repealed by Act No. 10361, the Domestic Workers Act of 2013]
    Chapter IV. Employment of Home Workers
    Chapter V. Employment of Night Workers [Inserted by Act No. 10151]

    BOOK FOUR - HEALTH, SAFETY AND SOCIAL WELFARE BENEFITS
    TITLE I. Medical, Dental and Occupational Safety
    Chapter I. Medical and Dental Services
    Chapter II. Occupational Health and Safety
    TITLE II. Employees Compensation and State Insurance Fund
    Chapter I. Policy and Definitions
    Chapter II. Coverage and Liability
    Chapter III. Administration
    Chapter IV. Contributions
    Chapter V. Medical Benefits
    Chapter VI. Disability Benefits
    Chapter VII. Death Benefits
    Chapter VIII. Provisions Common to Income Benefits
    Chapter IX. Records, Reports and Penal Provisions
    TITLE III - Medical Care
    TITLE IV - Adult Education

    BOOK FIVE - LABOUR RELATIONS
    TITLE I - Policy and Definitions
    Chapter I. Policy
    Chapter II. Definitions
    TITLE II - National Labor Relations Commission
    Chapter I. Creation and Composition
    Chapter II. Powers and Duties
    Chapter III. Appeal
    TITLE III - Bureau of Labor Relations
    TITLE IV - Labor Organization
    Chapter I. Registration and Cancellation
    Chapter II. Rights and Conditions of Membership
    Chapter III. Rights of Legitimate Labor Organizations
    TITLE V - Coverage
    TITLE VI - Unfair Labor Practices
    TITLE VII - Collective Bargaining and Administration of Agreements
    TITLE VII A - Grievance Machinery and Voluntary Arbitration
    TITLE VIII - Strikes, Lockouts and Foreign Involvement and Trade Union Activities
    TITLE IX - Special Provisions

    BOOK SIX - POST EMPLOYMENT
    TITLE I - Termination of Employment
    TITLE II - Retirement from the Service

    BOOK SEVEN - TRANSITORY AND FINAL PROVISIONS
    TITLE I - Penal Provisions and Liability
    TITLE II - Prescription of Offences and Claims
    TITLE III - Transitory and Final Provisions

  22. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 347, further amending certain ss. of Republic Act No. 1161, as amended, otherwise known as the Social Security Law [LS 1954 - Ph. 1 ... 1960 - Ph. 1].

    Adoption: 1973-12-21 | PHL-1973-R-16106

    Amends ss. 3, 12, 13, 17 and 28 and inserts a new s. 13A (permanent disability benefits).

  23. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 220, exempting social security benefits, retirement gratuities, pensions and other similar benefits from payment of income taxes.

    Adoption: 1973-06-20 | PHL-1973-R-16105

  24. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    List of Hazardous Occupations to Young Workers, 1973 (Department Order No. 4). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1973-06-08 | PHL-1973-R-61870

    Sets forth list of jobs deemed hazardous to young workers.

  25. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 177, further amending certain sections of Republic Act No. 1161, otherwise know as the Social Security Law, as amended [LS 1954 - Phi. 1]...1960 - Phi. 1].

    Adoption: 1973-04-23 | PHL-1973-R-16104

    Miscellaneous amendments.

  26. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 175, strengthening the cooperative movement.

    Adoption: 1973-04-14 | PHL-1973-R-16103

    Policy and principles of the cooperative movement.

  27. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 173, amending further Republic Act No. 1826, as amended, otherwise known as the National Apprenticeship Act of 1957.

    Adoption: 1973-04-12 | PHL-1973-R-16102

  28. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules and regulations implementing Presidential Decree No. 143.

    Adoption: 1973-03-22 | PHL-1973-R-16101

  29. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 143, prescribing a weekly rest period for working in any undertaking or enterprise, whether for profit or not, and for other purposes.

    Adoption: 1973-03-03 | PHL-1973-R-16099

  30. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 97, regulating the practice of the marine profession in the Philippines.

    Adoption: 1973-01-13 | PHL-1973-R-16097

  31. Philippines - - Law, Act

    National Grains Industry Development Act, 1972. Annex to Presidential Decree No. 4.

    Adoption: 1972-12-11 | PHL-1972-L-5100

    Creates the National Grains Industry Development Association Calls for the Administration to encourage the organization of farmers and the formation of farmers' cooperatives on irrigated land (s. 22).

  32. Philippines - - Law, Act

    Presidential Decree No. 66 creating the Export Processing Zone Authority and Revising Republic Act No. 5490.

    Adoption: 1972-11-20 | Date of entry into force: 1972-11-20 | PHL-1972-L-46787

    Establishes the Export Processing Zone Authority and provides for related matters, including employment of foreigners.

  33. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 46 of 1972 Making It Punishable For Public Officials And Employees To Receive, And For Private Persons To Give, Gifts On Any Occasion, Including Christmas. - Decree on-line

    Adoption: 1972-11-10 | PHL-1972-R-80418

    Makes it punishable for any public official or employee, whether of the national or local governments, to receive, directly or indirectly, and for private persons to give, or offer to give, any gift, present or other valuable thing to any occasion, including Christmas, when such gift, present or other valuable thing is given by reason of his official position, regardless of whether or not the same is for past favor or favors or the giver hopes or expects to receive a favor or better treatment in the future from the public official or employee concerned in the discharge of his official functions. Included within the prohibition is the throwing of parties or entertainments in honor of the official or employees or his immediate relatives.

  34. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 21 creating a National Labor Relations Commission and for other purposes. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1972-10-14 | PHL-1972-R-49086

  35. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules and regulations governing recruitment of Filipino workers for employment abroad.

    Adoption: 1972-08-31 | PHL-1972-R-16719

    Regulates activities of licensed recruiters, establishes standards for employment contracts, fixes maximum fees chargeable to recruits and minimum penalties for infringement.

  36. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Order (No. 299 of 1971) creating the Presidential Cooperative Development Council.

    Adoption: 1971-03-06 | PHL-1971-R-42743

    The Council shall have the following functions: It shall evolve an integrated cooperative program; determine the organizational and financial requirements of such a program; coordinate the activities of agencies involved in cooperative development; and be responsible for other matters connected therewith or related thereto.

  37. Philippines - - International agreement

    Agreement on the use of the Veterans Memorial Hospital and the provision of inpatient and outpatient medical care and treatment and nursing home care of veterans by the Government of the Philippines and the furnishing of grant-in-aid thereof by the Government of the United States of America. Done at Manila.

    Adoption: 1967-04-25 | Date of entry into force: 1967-04-25 | INT-1967-IA-25716

  38. Philippines - - International agreement

    Exchange of notes constituting an agreement to secure social security benefits for Philippines citizen civilian employees of the Peace Corps and the joint U.S. Military Advisory Group (JUSMAG) (with annex). Done at Manila.

    Adoption: 1965-07-15 | Date of entry into force: 1965-07-15 | INT-1965-IA-25715

  39. Philippines - - International agreement

    Exchange of notes constituting an agreement to secure social security benefits for Philippines citizen civilian employees of the International Development Mission to the Philippines (with annnex). Done at Manila on 12 November 1964 and 10 March 1965.

    Adoption: 1965-03-10 | Date of entry into force: 1965-03-10 | INT-1965-IA-25714

  40. Philippines - - International agreement

    Exchange of notes constituting an agreement concerning the agreement of 23 April 1962 and 30 August 1963 relating to social security coverage for non-United States citizen employees (with annex). Done at Manila on 30 August and 8 October 1963.

    Adoption: 1963-10-08 | Date of entry into force: 1963-10-08 | INT-1963-IA-25712

  41. Philippines - - International agreement

    Exchange of notes constituting an agreement relating to social security coverage for non-United States citizen employees (with annex). Done at Manila on 23 April 1962 and 30 August 1963.

    Adoption: 1963-08-30 | Date of entry into force: 1963-08-30 | INT-1963-IA-25713

  42. Philippines - - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Administrative Order (No. 1 of 1962) implementing Republic Act No. 2023 (as amended to 1965-02-15).

    Adoption: 1962-01-09 | Date of entry into force: 1962-03-27 | PHL-1962-R-42745

    Regulations governing the organization, operation and administration of nonagricultural cooperatives.

  43. Philippines - - Law, Act

    Civil Service Act of 1959 (R.A. No. 2260). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1959-06-19 | PHL-1959-L-89263

    The general purpose of this Act is to insure and promote the constitutional mandate regarding appointments only according to merit and fitness, and to provide within the public service a progressive system of personnel administration to insure the maintenance of an honest, efficient, progressive and courteous civil service in the Philippines.

  44. Philippines - - Law, Act

    Republic Act (No. 2023) to provide the general basic cooperative Act and to consolidate and amend existing laws on non-agricultural cooperatives (as amended to 1965).

    Adoption: 1957-06-22 | PHL-1957-L-42744

    Seventeen Chapters, dealing with: the administrator; organization and registration; membership; administration; duties, privileges and responsabilities of cooperatives; capital, property and funds; allocation and distribution of savings; audit, inquiry and inspection; supersession; liquidation and arbitration; surcharge and attachment of property; regulations; offences and penalties; cooperative banks; cooperative wholesale societies; and other miscellaneous matters.

  45. Philippines - - Law, Act

    Social Security Law of 1954 (R.A. No 1161). - Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1954-12-24 | PHL-1954-L-7297

    A. Administration
    B. Definitions
    C. Scope of the System
    D. Benefits
    E. Sources of Funds - Employment Records and Reports

  46. Philippines - - International agreement

    Agreement on the construction and equipping of hospital and the provision of medical care and treatment of veterans by the Government of the Philippines, and the furnishing of grants-in-aid thereof by the Government of the United States of America. Done at Manila.

    Adoption: 1949-06-07 | Date of entry into force: 1949-06-07 | INT-1949-IA-25711

  47. Philippines - - Law, Act

    Civil Code of the Philippines (R.A. No. 386). - Civil Code Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1949 | PHL-1949-L-50160

    Deals with the legal relations in civil law.

  48. Philippines - - Law, Act

    Public Service Act (C.A. No. 89) [Commonwealth Act No. 146]. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1936-10-26 | Date of entry into force: 1936-11-07 | PHL-1936-L-80416

    Regulates the Public Service Commission, the role of which is to supervise and control all public services and their franchises, equipment, and other properties.
    Chapter I - Organization
    Chapter II - Jurisdiction, Powers and Duties of the Commission
    Chapter III - Operators of Public Services Regulations and Prohibitions
    Chapter IV - Penalties for Violations
    Chapter V - Procedure and Review
    Chapter VI - Fees
    Chapter VII - General And Transitory Provisions

  49. Philippines - - Law, Act

    Commonwealth Act No. 80. An Act creating the Office of Adult Education, Enumerating its Duties, Defining its Objectives and Providing Funds for its Operation. - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1936-10-26 | PHL-1936-L-80417

    Establishes the Department of Education and Culture [formerly called the Department of Public Instruction]. The objectives of adult education shall be to eliminate illiteracy and to give vocational and citizenship training.

  50. Philippines - - Law, Act

    Revised Penal Code of the Philippines (Act No. 3815). - Act on-line Legislation on-line

    Adoption: 1930-12-08 | Date of entry into force: 1932-01-01 | PHL-1930-L-57377

    Revises the Penal Code and other penal laws. Book 1 contain provisions on felonies and circumstances which affect criminal liability (Title 1), persons criminally liable for felonies (Title 2), penalties (Title 3), extinction of criminal liability (Title 4), and civil liability (Title 5). Book 2 makes provision for crimes against national security and the law of nations (Title 1), crimes against the fundamental laws of the state (Title 2), crimes against public order (Title 3), crimes against public interest (Title 4), crimes relative to opium and other prohibited drugs (Title 5), crimes against public morals (Title 6), crimes committed by public officers (Title 7), crimes against persons (Title 8), crimes against personal liberty and security (Title 9), crimes against property (Title 10), crimes against chastity (Title 11), crimes against the civil status of persons (Title 12), crimes against honor (Title 13), and quasi-offenses (Title 14).

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