RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9239, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE “ OPTICAL MEDIA ACT OF 2003.”
Whereas, it is the declared policy of the State to ensure the protection and promotion of intellectual property rights.
Whereas, the unregulated mastering, manufacturing, replication, importation, and exportation of optical media in all forms are inimical to economic growth and public interest.
Whereas, there is a need for the State to institute the means to regulate the manufacture, mastering, replication, importation and exportation of optical media.