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LIMIT OIC POWERS IN GOV’T AGENCIES – TOLENTINO

Officials designated as officers-in-charge (OICs) of government agencies are barred from entering into long-term agreements or high-value contracts on behalf of the government, if the proposed measure filed by Senator Francis Tolentino is enacted into law. Tolentino filed Senate Bill No. 2434, which seeks to amend the provisions of Executive Order No. 292 or the […]

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SINGLE-USE PLASTICS BANNED IN ALL GOV’T OFFICES – CIMATU

The National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC), chaired by Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Secretary Roy Cimatu has approved a resolution imposing a ban on single-use plastics in all government offices all over the country. NSWMC Resolution No. 1363, Series of 2020, which was recently signed by Cimatu, directs the DENR to “prepare […]

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PASS A LAW BANNING SINGLE-USE PLASTICS — ABANTE

House Minority Leader Benny Abante Jr. lauded the national government for “leading by example” after the National Solid Waste Management Commission (NSWMC) issued a resolution banning the use of single-use plastics in all government offices, saying on Tuesday that the move highlighted the need to pass a law to permanently prohibit the manufacture, importation, sale, […]