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RA 10706: Seafarers Protection Act

RA 10706: Seafarers Protection Act

Prohibits ambulance chasing or the act of soliciting from seafarers the pursuit of any claim against their employers for the purpose of recovery of monetary benefit, arising from accident, illness or death, in exchange of an amount or fee which shall be deducted from the monetary claim or benefit awarded to the seafarer or their families

Signed by PNoy on 11/26/2015

Source: http://www.officialgazette.gov.ph/2015/11/26/republic-act-no-10706/