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Section 2 of Republic Act 1405, the Bank Secrecy Act, declares as "absolutely confidential" all bank deposits including investment bonds, which cannot be scrutinized by any government office or person.
At the start of the previous Congress in July 2016, Lacson had filed a bill to amend this section of RA 1405, under which bank secrecy can be lifted only upon the written consent of the depositor, in cases of impeachment, or by court order in cases of bribery or dereliction of duty by a public official.
26 which seeks to exempt public servants from the Bank Secrecy Law (Republic Act No.
"Compulsory invention secrecy reduced followon invention and restricted commercialization, but as part of the security policies in place during the war it appears to have been effective at keeping sensitive technology out of the public view," Gross concludes.
The head of the Philippines central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP), has called for measures to ease banking secrecy.
Roque told reporters that taxpayers are still keen on general tax amnesty, the repeal of the bank secrecy law to allow the scrutiny of 'suspicious' bank accounts and the automatic exchange of information (AEOI).
The President earlier urged Congress to pass another tax amnesty measure with proper safeguards that include the lifting of bank secrecy for fraud cases.
But today it has been revealed that the judicial investigation is now the subject of a secrecy order - an exceptional measure adopted to safeguard the probe by trying to minimise publicity.
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In the past, traces of secrecy have been understood primarily as speech acts or as material visible phenomena: the fences surrounding a military base, or the carefully chosen words of a politician.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Switzerland's highest court ruled on Wednesday that prosecutors cannot extend Swiss banking secrecy rules to all corners of the globe to pursue whistleblowers and other leakers at foreign subsidiaries.
As Leila Silvana May observes early in Secrecy and Disclosure in Victorian Fiction, secrecy and secrets are omnipresent in theories of Victorian literature and culture.