What is the purpose of Republic Act No 10627?

February 9, 2019 Off By idswater

What is the purpose of Republic Act No 10627?

In the Philippines, Republic Act 10627, otherwise known as the “Anti-Bullying Act of 2013,” was enacted to address the growing incidence of bullying inside school premises, locations adjacent to the school, in school-related or -sponsored activities, and by means of technology or any electronic means (Section 5(1).

What is Republic No 7394?

Short Title. — This Act shall be known as the “Consumer Act of the Philippines.” ARTICLE 2. Declaration of Basic Policy. — It is the policy of the State to protect the interests of the consumer, promote his general welfare and to establish standards of conduct for business and industry.

What is the Anti Bullying Act in the Philippines?

Republic Act 10627, or the Anti-Bullying Act (the “Act”), aims to protect children enrolled in kindergarten, elementary, and secondary schools and learning centers (collectively, “Schools”) from being bullied. It requires Schools to adopt policies to address the existence of bullying in their respective institutions. 1. What is Bullying?

Who is liable for cyber bullying in the Philippines?

(Art. 353, RPC) These acts are more severely punished when done online in addition to the civil action for damages which may be brought by the offended party. (Sec. 4 (c-4), RA 10175) Cyberlibel holds liable only the original author of the post (Sec. 5 (3), Implementing Rules of RA 10175).

Is there an applicable law against cyberbullying?

I was asked if there is an applicable law against cyberbullying since the anti bullying law only applies to minor, and the newly signed Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 (RA 10175) is silent about cyber bullying. Though Cyber bullying is not included on the new cybercrime law, some of its provision may be applied to ‘adult’ victims seeking justice.

Where does bullying take place in the Philippines?

Online bullying remains prevalent in the Philippines, other countries Cyberviolence affects almost half of Filipino children aged 13-17

Republic Act 10627, or the Anti-Bullying Act (the “Act”), aims to protect children enrolled in kindergarten, elementary, and secondary schools and learning centers (collectively, “Schools”) from being bullied. It requires Schools to adopt policies to address the existence of bullying in their respective institutions. 1. What is Bullying?

Are there any laws on bullying in schools?

A recent bullying incident at the Ateneo de Manila Junior Highschool has prompted the Department of Education (DepEd) to reiterate the importance of adopting and enforcing anti-bullying policies in schools. Below are some of the laws on children and on bullying:

Are there any new laws for cyber bullying?

Cyberbullying is not included on the new cybercrime law, but there are pending bills filed in both houses of congress on this. update: cyberbullying is part of the anti-bullying act of 2013 but it only covers students up to high school.

How to prevent cyber bullying in the Philippines?

As the pioneer in advocating cyber wellness in the Philippines, we believe one way to reduce if not totally prevent bullying and other cyber abuse incidents is “educate” stakeholders about cyber wellness. Read: What is Cyber Wellness?