THE REAL ESTATE SERVICE ACT of the PHILIPPINES

The Real Estate Service Act of the Philippines, RA 9646 is valid and constitutional


Republic of the Philippines
SUPREME COURT
Manila
EN BANC

G.R. No. 197676               February 4, 2014
REMMAN ENTERPRISES, INC. and CHAMBER OF REAL ESTATE AND BUILDERS'ASSOCIATION, Petitioners,
vs.
PROFESSIONAL REGULATORY BOARD OF REAL ESTATE SERVICE and PROFESSIONAL REGULATION COMMISSION, Respondents.

"x x x The foregoing shows that substantial distinctions do exist between ordinary property owners exempted under Section 28(a) and real estate developers like petitioners, and the classification enshrined in R.A. No. 9646 is reasonable and relevant to its legitimate purpose. The Court thus rules that R.A. No. 9646 is valid and constitutional."

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