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Cagayan de Oro City has started enforcing the city-wide curfew for minors aged 15 and below last June 1. This is based on a city ordinance way back in 1994.

The implementation came amid incoming President Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement of a nationwide curfew. Read below the city ordinance.

ORDINANCE NO. 4373-94

AN ORDINANCE CODIFYING ALL ORDINANCES OF CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY FROM 1945 UP TO NOVEMBER 14, 1994

OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC MORALS, UNSIGHTLY VIEW AND DECENCY

CHAPTER 108: CURFEW FOR MINORS

SECTION 485. Prohibitions – No person below fifteen (15) years old shall roam, nightclubs, cocktail lounges, massage clinics, beer houses, discotheque joints or saloons, cabarets or liquor stores or stands, gambling places, plazas, parks, recreation halls, billiard halls, parlors, bowling alleys, theater lobbies, sidewalks, hotels, and all other similar establishments, after ten o’clock (10:00) post meridian, and before five o’clock (5:00) ante meridian, except however, on the eve of the town fiesta,Charter Day and other local holidays for the City of Cagayan de Oro, Christmas, New Year, All Souls Day, All Saints Day, Good Friday, Holy Thursday up to the Resurrection day immediately following, or those who have just attended in and are going home from school classes, civic or religious gatherings or social occasions.

SECTION 486. Penalty clause.-Any violation of the preceding section under this Chapter shall be punishable by a fine of not less than P500.00 nor more than P1,500.00 or imprisonment of not less than one(1) month and ten (10) days nor more than four (4) months, or both such fine and imprisonment at the discrection of the court.

However, City Social Welfare Officer Teddy Sabuga-a said the ordinance need to be updated. Read the Standard Operating procedures below.

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Read more Bobby Lagsa’s article HERE.

images from Teddy Sabuga-a

  • Lalang

    Effective kaha ni? Dawbi kung ang isa ka minor? Mamakak? Bisag 15 sya pero muingon sya ug 19 pero mature na pod sya ug itsura? Unsaon man lugar na?

    • Janette

      Kailangan naa xa ipakita na ID og unsa ba kaha pareha sa uban lugar naa jud ipakita na ID

      • Janette

        I mean pareha sa uban na country

    • j_d

      Kung ang bata mamakak ang ginikanan man maoy mo kuha so mao tua siya ang kuhaan sa informasyon.

    • i think pangitaan ug ID.

  • kim2x

    Dapat 17 below gani kay diba ang legal age kay 18

  • JuanTongco

    Dili diay apil ang 15 yrs old na. NO PERSON BELOW 15 YEARS OLD…….

  • Super Bisdak

    Haaay kanimo Juan…

  • sa ako isip ginikanan,chada gyud nga naay curfew,pero ang pagpatuman ang walay klaro,ako mangud nakita nga naay patrol nga nagsuroy wala man lage gi sita nga naa man unta mga minor,ang akung nakita nangolekta noun sa negosyo nga unta ginagmay ra…kana unta maoy totokan sa atong mga kadagkoan sa ciudad…nga naa gyud mga pulis nga kotong cap,,pwera sa uban…

  • Georgie C. Maisog

    I hope that everybody will cooperate minor ka man o dili be a good example to observe the implementation of the curfew hours in our city of CDO.