With another city ordinance of Manila also principally involving the tourist district as subject, the Court is confronted anew with the incessant clash between government power and individual liberty in tandem with the archetypal tension between law and morality. In City of Manila v.
White Light Corp is an operator of mini hotels and motels who sought to have the Ordinance be nullified as the said Ordinance infringes on the private rights of their patrons. It ruled that the Ordinance strikes at the personal liberty of the individual guaranteed by the Constitution.
The City maintains that the ordinance is valid as it is a valid exercise of police power. Under the LGC, the City is empowered to regulate the establishment, operation and maintenance of cafes, restaurants, beerhouses, hotels, motels, inns, pension houses, lodging houses and other similar establishments, including tourist guides and transports.
The CA ruled in favor of the City. Whether or not Ord is valid. The SC ruled that the said ordinance is null and void as it indeed infringes upon individual liberty.
It also violates the due process clause which serves as a guaranty for protection against arbitrary regulation or seizure.
The said ordinance invades private rights. Note that not all who goes into motels and hotels for wash up rate are really there for obscene purposes only.
Hence, the infidelity sought to be avoided by the said ordinance is more or less subjected only to a limited group of people.
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White Light Corporation vs City of Manila 20 January Ponente: Tinga (En Banc) (Law: ART III, Sec 1: No person shall be deprived of life, liberty, or property without due process of law, nor shall any person be denied the equal protection of laws.).
Estimated per capita income in $24, (it was $14, in ) White City city income, earnings, and wages data Estimated median house or condo value in $87, (it was $37, in ). White Light Corp is an operator of mini hotels and motels who sought to have the Ordinance be nullified as the said Ordinance infringes on the private rights of their patrons.
The RTC ruled in favor of WLC.
White Light Corporation (WLC), Titanium Corporation (TC) and Sta. Mesa Tourist and Development Corporation (STDC) which are operators of hotels and motels, filed a motion to intervene on the grounds that the ordinance affects their business and contravenes the right to. You came in search of WhiteWave, and you're in the right place! We are proud to announce that WhiteWave is part of a new organization - Danone North America. Dear Twitpic Community - thank you for all the wonderful photos you have taken over the years. We have now placed Twitpic in an archived state.