Mayor Step inspects installed Timbangan ng Bayan

City Mayor Stephany Uy-Tan inspects the installed “timbangan ng bayan” at Catbalogan Public Market last October 08, 2015 as assisted by City Economic Enterprise and Public Utility Officer, Mr. Victor Pagarao.

The DTI, in accordance to Consumer Act of the Philippines or R.A. 7394, has started distributing “Timbangan ng Bayan” (public weighing scale) to all the municipalities and cities around the province, which is aimed to protect consumers by monitoring the proper weight of their purchased products through our public weighing scales.

As stipulated in the memorandum, the LGUs shall be responsible in the proper care and maintenance of the weighing scales and shall be in charge of the installation, regular calibration and shall ensure its proper use by the consumers.

(Photos by Paulus Aragon)

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