Duterte signs law that bans all forms of hazing

MANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) - President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law  that bans all forms of hazing.

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a law  that bans all forms of hazing.

Signed on June 29,  Republic Act 11053 or the Anti-Hazing Act of 2018, is an amendment of the 1995 version.

The new law bans “all forms of hazing in fraternities, sororities, and organizations in school, including citizens’ military training and citizens’ army training.”

The law referred to hazing as “any act that results in physical or psychological suffering, harm or injury inflicted on a recruit, neophyte, applicant or member as part of an initiation rite or practice made as a prerequisite form of admission or a requirement for continuing membership.”

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