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    Republic Act No. 8493 - An Act to ensure a speedy trial of all criminal cases before the Sandiganbayan, Regional Trial Court, Metropolitan Trial Court, Municipal Trial Court and Municipal Circuit Trial Court, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes.  [Click here for full text of Circular No. 38-98 dated August 11, 1998 issued by the Supreme Court to implement the provisions of this law].

    Republic Act No. 8544 - An Act regulating the practice of the Merchant Marine Profession in the Philippines.

    Republic Act No. 8545 - An Act amending Republic Act No. 6728, otherwise known as "An Act Providing Government Assistance to Students and Teachers in Private Education and Appropriating Funds Therefor", establishing a fund for the purpose of subsidizing salaries of private school teachers, and appropriating funds therefor.

    Republic Act No. 8550 - An Act providing for the development, management and conservation of the fisheries and aquatic resources, integrating all laws pertinent thereto, and for other purposes.

    Republic Act No. 8551 - An Act providing for the reform and reorganization of the Philippine National Police and for other purposes, amending certain provisions of Republic Act Numbered sixty-nine hundred and seventy-five entitled "An Act Establishing the Philippine National Police Under a Reorganized Department of the Interior and Local Government, and For Other Purposes."

    Republic Act No. 8552 - An Act establishing the rules and policies on the domestic adoption of Filipino children and for other purposes.

    Republic Act No. 8553 - An Act amending Section 41(b) of Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991.

    Republic Act No. 8555 - An Act amending Republic Act No. 8182, otherwise known as the Official Development Assistance Act of 1996.

    Republic Act No. 8557 - An Act establishing the Philippine Judicial Academy, defining its powers and functions, appropriating funds therefor, and for other purposes.

    Republic Act No. 8558 - An Act amending Article 287 of Presidential Decree No. 442, as amended, otherwise known as the Labor Code of the Philippines by reducing the retirement age of underground mine workers from sixty (60) to fifty (50).

    Republic Acts Nos. 8707 up to 8713 - Acts establishing schools.

    Republic Act No. 8714 - An Act changing the name of the Manila South Road, Zapote-Alabang Section in the City of Muntinlupa and City of Las Pinas, Metro Manila to Congressman Felimon C. Aguilar Avenue in honor of the late congressman.

    Republic Act No. 8718 - An Act granting Baycomms Broadcasting Corporation, a franchise to construct, install, establish, operate and maintain radio and television stations in the Philippines.

    Republic Act No. 8719 - An Act granting TRGV Jafgo Corporation, a franchise to construct, establish, install, maintain and operate a local exchange network in the Municipality of San Joaquin, Province of Iloilo.

    Republic Act No. 8720 - An Act granting the Eastern Misamis Oriental Telephone Cooperative [Emortelco] a franchise to construct, establish, install, maintain and operate a local exchange network in the Cities of Cagayan de Oro and Gingoog, and Municipalities of Magsaysay, Talisayan, Balingoan, Medina, Kinogitan, Sugbongcogon, Binuangan, Salay, Lagonglong and Balingasag, Province of Misamis Oriental.

    Republic Act No. 8721 - An Act granting the Multi-Line Construction International, Inc., a franchise to construct, establish, install, maintain and operate local exchange network in the Philippines.

    Republic Acts Nos. 8722 up to 8725 - Acts establishing schools.

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