KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS:
This Undertaking made and entered into this __________day of __________ at
_____________, between and among:
(name of owner of property, by himself, or through
his duly authorized representative), of legal age, Filipino,
single/married and residing at _______________ ,
hereinafter referred to as the “First Party”
(name of applicant)__ , of legal age, Filipino,
single/married and residing at _______________ ,
hereinafter referred to as the “Second Party”.
MANILA ELECTRIC COMPANY (hereinafter
“MERALCO”), a corporation duly organized and existing
under Philippine laws, with principal place of business in
Ortigas, Pasig City, represented herein by its
WHEREAS, the First Party is the registered owner (or duly authorized
representative of the owner) of a property located at ___________________ (hereinafter
“subject property”), as evidenced by TCT No. __________ of the Registry of Deeds of
__________ hereto attached as Annex “A”; (In case the undertaking was entered into by a
duly authorized representative, attached hereto is his Special Power of Attorney or
General Power of Attorney as Annex “B”).
WHEREAS, the First Party, by these presents, has authorized the Second Party to
occupy the subject property, as will hereinafter be mentioned;
WHEREAS, the Second Party is applying for electric service in the subject
property with MERALCO under his own name, under SIN_______________, a copy of
the Agreement for the Sale of Electric Energy is attached hereto as Annex “C”.
WHEREAS, under Article 6 of the Magna Carta for Residential Electricity
Consumers issued by the Energy Regulatory Commission, if the residential applicant for
electric service is not the owner of the premises sought to be energized, said applicant
shall be required to submit an undertaking from the owner of the premises that the said
owner shall be jointly and severally liable with the applicant for any unpaid regular
monthly bills incurred by the applicant upon finally vacating the premises.
NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the above premises, the First
Party and the Second Party, with the conformity of MERALCO, hereby agree as follows:
1. GRANT OF AUTHORITY / RIGHT BY FIRST PARTY IN FAVOR OF
THE SECOND PARTY TO OCCUPY THE SUBJECT PROPERTY. The First
Party hereby authorizes the applicant, or any member of his family, or any other person
under the express or implied authority of the applicant, to occupy the subject property,
apply for, and enjoy electric service thereon.
2. REVOCATION OF THE SECOND PARTY’S AUTHORITY / RIGHT
TO OCCUPY THE SUBJECT PROPERTY. Any revocation of the right to occupy the
subject premises of the Second Party granted by the First Party under this Undertaking
shall be in writing, and subject to the provisions of Article 18 of the Magna Carta for
residential electricity consumers on the consumer’s right to due process prior to
disconnection. As such, the revocation shall be effective only upon receipt by
MERALCO of the written revocation from the First Party, and after the Second Party had
been accorded his right to due process prior to disconnection.
3. JOINT AND SOLIDARY LIABILITY FOR PAYMENT OF UNPAID
REGULAR BILLS IN THE ABSENCE OR INSUFFICIENCY OF THE BILL
DEPOSIT. In compliance with Article 6 of the Magna Carta for Residential Electricity
Consumers herein above mentioned, the First Party and the Second Party hereby hold
themselves jointly and severally liable to MERALCO for the payment of any unpaid
regular monthly electric billings for the duration of the Second Party’s authority or right
to occupy the subject premises, subject to the provisions of Article 18 of the Magna Carta
for residential electricity consumers. The joint and solidary liability of the First Party and
the Second Party for the payment of any unpaid regular bills shall extend to their duly
authorized representatives and or all other persons occupying the premises under the
Second Party’s express or implied authority.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, we have hereunto set our hands this _____ day of
__________ , _____ , at __________ .
First Party Second Party
Manila Electric Company
SIGNED IN THE PRESENCE OF:
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES )
BEFORE ME, a Notary Public in and for the __________ , this _____ day of
_________ , _____ , personally appeared __(name of owner of property or duly
authorized representative)__ , with Community Tax Certificate No. __________ issued at
_________ on __________ , and __(name of applicant)__ , with Community Tax
Certificate No. __________ issued at _________ on __________ , known to me and to
me known to be the same persons who executed the foregoing instrument and they
acknowledged that the same is their own free and voluntary act and deed.
WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL, on the date and place first above written.
Doc. No. _____ ;
Page No. _____ ;
Book No. _____ ;
Series of 2005 .