ANTI-RED TAPE ACT OF 2007. Administrative Order 241 (Oct 2, 2008). Mandating the Speedy Implementation of RA No. 9485 otherwise known as the “Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007” and its Implementing Rules and Regulations and Strengthening the Application Thereof.
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Mandating the Speedy Implementation of RA No. 9485 otherwise known as the “Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007” and its Implementing Rules and Regulations and Strengthening the Application Thereof.
All agencies shall streamline & post procedures for the 20 most heavily utilized processes/services not later than December 31, 2009.
Agencies shall develop a scheme to ensure PAC DESK shall be attended to at all times & hotlines are accessible to the public.
All agencies shall mount a campaign to eliminate fixing activity & commence legal proceedings against fixers, not later than March 31, 2009.
Agencies shall work with the CSC,DAP & clientele in streamlining procedures & eradicating fixers.
Agencies shall institute a PES based on objectively measured output & performance of personnel & units, such as PMS-OPES.
Agencies are hereby directed to allocate a portion of their MOOE as funding for the implementation of the ARTA of 2007, including the conduct of seminars and other services provided by the CSC and DAP.
All offices & agencies providing frontline services shall be subject to a Report Card Survey to be initiated by the CSC, in coordination with the DAP which shall be used to obtain feedback on how provisions in the Citizen’s Charter are being followed and how the agency is performing.
It shall also be used to obtain information and/or estimates of hidden costs incurred by clients to access frontline services which may include, but is not limited to bribes and payment to fixers.
A feedback mechanism shall be established in all agencies covered by this Act and the results shall be incorporated in their annual report.
- person should be knowledgeable
- always available
- shall be attended to even breaktime
- Institute hotline no., txt message service, one-stop shop
If a govt office or agency fails to act on an application and/or request for renewal of license, permit or authority subject for renewal w/in the prescribed period, said application/request shall be extended until a decision or resolution is rendered on the application for renewal. PROVIDED, That the automatic extension shall not apply when said request covers activities which pose danger to public health, public safety, public morals or to public policy including but not limited to, natural resource extraction activities.
Accountability of the Heads of Offices and Agencies
- HO shall be primarily responsible for the implementation of this Act and shall be held accountable to the public in rendering fast, efficient, convenient and reliable service.
- HO should constitute a task force to prepare the Citizen’s Charter
- conduct consultative formulation and refinement of provisions of the charter
- monitor and periodically review its implementation
- in case of failure to comply with these rules, appropriate charges may be filed against the HO or agency under existing law and rules, before the appropriate forum.
This Circular takes effect immediately.
Bernardo P. Abesamis
MC No. 8, s. 2010
“1. In situations where the death occurred while the case is pending formal investigation:
Francisco T. Duque III, MD, MSc
TO: All Heads of Constitutional Bodies; Departments, Bureaus, Offices and Agencies of the National Government; Local Government Units; Government Owned and Controlled Corporations; and State Universities and Colleges
Subject: Rules on the Transfer or Geographical Reassignment of Public Health Workers and Public Social Workers
For this purpose, the appellant shall furnish a notice of appeal to the appointing authority or official who ordered the reassignment copy furnished CSCROs or CSCFOs concerned. The notice of appeal shall serve as notice to the concerned appointing authority or official to hold in abeyance the implementation of the order of reassignment.
All concerned are enjoined to conform to these procedures.
Francisco T. Duque III,MD,MSc
SUBJECT: GUIDELINES IN THE GRANT OF MATERNITY AND PATERNITY LEAVE BENEFITS TO ADOPTIVE PARENTS
Section 34 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 8552, An Act Establishing the Rules and Policies on the Domestic Adoption of Filipino Children and for Other Purposes, provided that, the adoptive parents shall, with respect to the adopted child, enjoy all the benefits to which biological parents are entitled;
1. Application for maternity and paternity leave of absence by adoptive parents should be submitted to the proper head of department/agency/office for appropriate action;
a. the date the child is placed with the adoptive parents through the Pre-Adoptive Placement Authority; or
b. the date the application for maternity or paternity leave is made.
Signed Karina-Constantino- David
An officer or employee who was dropped from the rolls by reason of his/her absence without approved leave (AWOL) or unsatisfactory or poor performance or mental and/or physical incapacity may move for the reconsideration of the decision separating him/her from the service within fifteen (15) days from receipt thereof;
Quezon City May 5, 2010
Signed: Francisco T. Duque III