TABUK CITY – Business establishments in the city are given until June this year to install their surveillance systems with video monitoring.
Estanislao Albano Jr. of the City Information Office informed that if businessmen fail to comply with Ordinance No. 09, series of 2015 requiring all commercial and service establishments to install and maintain closed circuit television (CCTV) systems, they will face penalties from a fine of P5, 000.00 to revocation of permit to operate.
The ordinance covers the following: banks, financial institutions, pawnshops and the like; branches of national business chains; shopping malls, department stores, supermarket, groceries, entertainment centers, sports centers, movie houses, warehouses, hotels, inns, Internet cafes, hospitals and medical facilities, places of entertainment with 100 patrons a day; car dealership, gasoline stations and depots; all industrial and manufacturing establishments; all education establishments whether private or public; and all government facilities and buildings including markets, transport terminals and parks.
The law which took effect on January 11 gives business establishment six months to comply with its provisions./PAB-PIA CAR, Kalinga w/ reports from Tabuk CIO