The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) wishes to inform all national athletes who have won medals in the Olympic Gmaes, Asian Games and World Championships held quadrennially prior to the enactment of Republic Act No. 9064 (i.e., prior April 5, 2001), but have not availed of their cash incentives as provided for in Section 9 of said Act are given until November 13, 2018 by which to claim their incentives.
This is pursuant to the Transitory Provision as stated in Section 13 of Republic Act No. 10699, enacted last November 13, 2015 and which repealed R.A. 9064, to wit:
"National athletes who have won and availed of the benefits and privileges under Section 9 of the repealed Republic Act No. 9064...... are considered to have fully claimed their cash incentives.
National athletes who have not availed of the cash incentives on the above mentioned provision shall claim within three (3) years from the effectivity of this Act, thereafter would be construed as not eligible for the claim and have waived their rights."
All eligible past achievers are requested to contact Ms. Pedia Abalos of the Assistance and Coordination Division (ACD) of the PSC at Tel. No. 525-0808 locals 156 or 138 for the procedures and requirements in availing said cash incentives as provided by law.