DOJ releases IRR of anti-terror law

DOJ releases IRR of anti-terror law

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Justice (DOJ) on Saturday released the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 11479 or the Anti-Terrorism Act of 2020, almost three months after the controversial law took effect. 


President Rodrigo on July 3, 2020 and took effect on July 18.

But the anti-terror law currently faces 37 petitions filed before the Supreme Court, challenging the law’s constitutionality. This makes the law the most contested since the Cybercrime Prevention Act.