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Monday, November 28, 2022

Mambajao provides displacement area for peddlers

CAMIGUIN (PIA)—In an effort to prevent the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID)-19, Municipal Government of Mambajao temporarily prohibits any act of peddling in the municipality, March 23.

Under the Executive Order No. 16, all types of goods or things that are being carried for sale , regardless of volume or quantity, whether or not used of vehicles is being employed, is prohibited except goods delivered directly to public market and other establishments allowed by local authorities. 

Affected peddlers will be provided a displacement area. They are directed to sell their goods at Mambajao Public Market. Proper coordination shall be made to the Market Administrator as to area assignment and other concerns. 

All peddlers assigned at Mambajao Public Market should comply with the requirements on proper food handling and food preparation laid down under the Executive Order No. 12, mandating them to wear hygiene paraphernalia and  health certification Identification card at all times.

As defined by the Executive Order, peddlers are those persons who carry things or goods from place to place, in small quantities either for sale or retail. (MIAS/PIA 10)