6 days New law to reduce risk of power interruption by keeping power lines free of obstructions MB
By Genalyn Kabiling The “Anti-Obstruction of Power Lines Act” has been signed into law by President Duterte in a bid to ensure uninterrupted supply of electricity in the country. (JANSEN ROMERO / MANILA BULLETIN / FILE) Under Republic Act No. 11361, all power line corridors must be kept clear and free of any obstruction that may disrupt electricity from power plants to consumers. The new law, signed by the President last August 8, aims to ensure the protection of integrity and reliability of power lines and provides penalties for any violation. “The State further recognizes that the continuous conveyance of ... more