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Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Metro Manila Tenth Congress

Republic Act No. 8173

December 20 1!!"

AN ACT #RANT$N# A%% C$T$&'N() AR*( '+,A% -PP-RT,N$T. T- /' ACCR'D$T'D /. T0' C-**$(($-N -N '%'CT$-N( A*'ND$N# 1-R T0' P,RP-(' R'P,/%$C ACT N,*/'R'D ('2'NT.3-N' 0,NDR'D AND ($4T.3 ($4 A( A*'ND'D Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:: (ection 1. Section 27 of Republic Act No. 7166, as amended by Republic Act No. 8 !", is #ereby furt#er amended to read as follo$s: %Sec. 27. Number of Copies of Election Returns and their Distribution. & '#e (oard of election inspectors s#all prepare in #and$ritin) t#e election returns in t#eir respecti*e pollin) places, in t#e number of copies #erein pro*ided and in t#e form to be prescribed and pro*ided by t#e +ommission. %'#e copies of t#e election returns s#all be distributed as follo$s: %,a- .n t#e election of /resident, 0ice /resident, Senators and Members of t#e 1ouse of Representati*es: %,1- '#e first copy s#all be deli*ered to t#e city or municipal board of can*assers2 %,2- '#e second copy, to t#e +on)ress, directed to t#e /resident of t#e Senate2 %,3- '#e t#ird copy, to t#e +ommission2 %,!- '#e fourt# copy, to t#e dominant ma4ority party as determined by t#e +ommission in accordance $it# la$2 %,"- '#e fift# copy, to t#e dominant minority party is determined by t#e +ommission in accordance $it# la$2

%,6- '#e si5t# copy, to a citi6ens7 arm aut#ori6ed by t#e +ommission to conduct an unofficial count: pro*ided, #o$e*er, t#at t#e accreditation of t#e citi6ens7 arm s#all be sub4ect to t#e pro*isions of Section "2,8- of (atas /ambansa (l). 8812 and %,7- '#e se*ent# copy s#all be deposited inside t#e compartment of t#e ballot bo5 for *alid ballots2 and %,b- .n t#e election of local officials: %,1- '#e first copy s#all be deli*ered to t#e city or municipal board of can*assers2 %,2- '#e second copy, to t#e +ommission2 %,3- '#e t#ird copy, to t#e pro*incial board of can*assers2 %,!- '#e fourt# copy, to t#e dominant ma4ority party as determined by t#e +ommission in accordance $it# la$2 %,"- '#e fift# copy, to t#e dominant minority party as determined by t#e +ommission in accordance $it# la$2 %,6- '#e si5t# copy, to a citi6ens7 arm aut#ori6ed by t#e +ommission to conduct an unofficial count: pro*ided, #o$e*er, t#at t#e accreditation of t#e citi6ens7 arm s#all be sub4ect to t#e pro*isions of Section "2,8- of (atas /ambansa (l). 8812 and %,7- '#e se*ent# copy s#all be deposited inside t#e compartment of t#e ballot bo5 for *alid ballots.% (ection 2. Repealing Clause. & All la$s, decrees, e5ecuti*e orders, rules and re)ulations, or parts t#ereof, inconsistent $it# t#e pro*isions of t#is Act are #ereby repealed. (ection 3. Effectivity. & '#is Act s#all ta8e effect immediately upon its appro*al. Appro*ed: December 20 1!!".