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Y2016

Memorandum Circular No. 020-2016
Rules and regulations on the grant of the Mid-Year bonus for FY. 2016.

Updated rules and regulations on the grant of the year-end bonus and cash gift FY. 2016 and years thereafter.

Memorandum Circular No. 019-2016
An act establishing a regular district office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in the municipality of Malinta, province of Davao Occidental and appropriating funds therefore.

An act converting the GOA, Camarines Sur extension office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) into a regular LTO district office to be located in the municipality of Tigaon, province of Camerines Sur.

Memorandum Circular No. 018-2016
An act establishing a regular district office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in the municipality of Irosin, Sorsogon, and appropriating funds therefore.

An act converting the extension office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) located in the city of Cabadbaran, Agusan Del Norte into a regular LTO district office and appropriating funds therefor.

An act establishing a regular district office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in the municipality of Carmona, province of Cavite, and appropriating funds therefore.

Memorandum Circular No. 017-2016
An act converting the extension office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) located in the municipality of Agoo, province of La Union into a regular LTO District office and appropriating funds therefore.

An act converting the extension office of the land transportation office (LTO) located in the municipality of Agoo, province of La Union into a regular LTO District office and appropriating funds therefore.

An act establishing a regular district office of the Land Transportation Office (LTO) in the municipality of Nabunturan, Compostela Valley province and appropriating funds therefore.

Memorandum Circular No. 016-2016
Guidelines on participation of government officials and employees in conventions, seminars, conferences, symposia and similar non-training gatherings sponsored by non-government organisations or private instructions.

Memorandum Circular No. 015-2016
Managing records with the law in mind.

Memorandum Circular No. 014-2016
In the matter of the addendum to “General instructions for the special board of election inspectors and special ballot reception and custody group in the conduct of manual voting and counting of votes under Republic Act. No. 9189, otherwise known as “The Overseas absentee voting act of 2003” as amended by Republic Act No. 10590 for purposes of the May 9, 2016 national and local elections.

Memorandum Circular No. 013-2016
Joint Comelec-CSC advisory on electioneering & partisan political activities.

Advisory on electioneering and partisan political activity.

Memorandum Circular No. 012-2016
Computation and funding of terminal leave benefits and monetization of leave credits.

Memorandum Circular No. 011-2016
In the matter of the expanded mandate of the committee on the ban on firearms and security personnel pursuant to minute Resolution No. 16-0021 dated January 18, 2016.

Memorandum Circular No. 010-2016
Directing all government agencies and instrumentalities, including government-owned or controlled corporations, and encouraging local government units to extend support and participation to the Kabisig Philippine Government Expo 2016.

Memorandum Circular No. 009-2016
In the matter of providing the distribution and submission of election returns for posts adopting the automated election system under R.A. 9189 otherwise known as the “The Overseas absentee voting act of 2003” as amended by Republic Act no. 10590, for purposes of the May 9, 2016 national and local elections.

Memorandum Circular No. 008-2016
General instruction for the special board of canvassers on the consolidation/canvassing and uploading of the election results in connection with the conduct of overseas voting for purposes of the May 9, 2016 national and Local Elections.

Memorandum Circular No. 007-2016
Modifying the salary schedule for civilian government personnel and authorizing the grant of additional benefits for both civilian and military and uniformed personnel.

Implementation of the first tranche compensation adjustment for civilian personnel and military and uniformed personnel in the national government.

Memorandum Circular No. 006-2016
Revised qualification standard of division’s chief and executive/managerial positions in the second level.

Memorandum Circular No. 005-2016
2016 National Women’s Month Celebration.

Memorandum Circular No. 004-2016
Amendment to the constant factor in the formula used for computing terminal leave benefits (Section 40) and computation of leave monetization (Section 24) of the Omnibus Rules on Leave.

Memorandum Circular No. 003-2016
Amendment to Section 20 of the Omnibus Rules on leave on the period within which to avail of Paternity leave.

Memorandum Circular No. 002-2016
In the matter of the enforcement of the prohibition or hiring of new employees; creation or filling up of new positions; giving salary increases; transfer or detail of civil service employees; and suspension of elective local official in connection with the May 09, 2016 National and Local Elections.

Memorandum Circular No. 001-2016
Directing all national government agencies and instrumentalities including government-owned or controlled corporations, to submit an inventory of their respective idle lands, and creating an interagency task force to identify lands and sites for socialized housing.

Y2015

Memorandum Circular No. 055-2015
Declaring a state of national calamity

Memorandum Circular No. 054-2015
Recommendation for appointment and/or promotions to Career Executive Service (CES) positions

Memorandum Circular No. 053-2015
Implementation and institutionalization of the National Anti-Drug Plan of Action

Memorandum Circular No.052-2015
In the matter of amending part VI (Voter's Certification as Temporary Voter's ID Card) of Resolution No. 9964, entitled, Revised Guidelines on the printing, reprinting, release and distributionof the voter's identification card and submission of report thereon

Memorandum Circular No.051-2015
In the matter of deputizing certain Departments under the Executive Branch, Government-Owned and Controlled Corporations and Financial Institutions in connection with the May 9, 2016 National and Local Elections

Memorandum Circular No. 050-2015
Guidelines to implement executive order No. 183 creating Negros Island Region (NIR).

Memorandum Circular No.049-2015
Policies and Guidelines on Overtime Services Pay for Government Employees

Memorandum Circular No.048-2015
Declaring November 25 of every year as the National Day for Youth in Climate Change

Memorandum Circular No.047-2015
Enjoining all Departments Agencies, and instrumentalities of the National Government, including Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations, Local Government Units, and State Universities and Colleges, to support and allow their respective Agricultural Engineers and concerned Officials to participate in the 3rd Regional Forum on Sustainable Agricultural Mechanization in Asia and the Pacific, and the 3rd Association of Southeast Asia Nations Conference on Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering, on 09-11 December 2015 at Century Park Hotel, Manila

Memorandum Circular No.046-2015
Enjoining all Government Agencies to join in the celebration of the National Government Employees Weeks on 6 to 12 December 2015 with the theme: "Kawani: Magkaisa at Palakasin! Hamon ng Makabagong Panahon Harapin"

Memorandum Circular No.046-2015 Parts 1, 2
An act preventing the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction by managing the trade in strategic goods, the provision of related services, and for other purposes

Memorandum Circular No. 044-2015
Declaring October 20, 1015, as “World Statistics day

Memorandum Circular No. 043-2015
Suspension of Asia pacific economic cooperation – Office of the Director General (APEC-ODG), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), and the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) on 17 and 20 of November 2015

Memorandum Circular No. 042-2015
Creating the National Cyber security Inter-Agency Committee

Memorandum Circular No. 041-2015
Declaring Friday 25 September 2015, as a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid’s Adha (Feast of Sacrifice)

Memorandum Circular No. 040-2015
Guidelines on the grant of the performance-based bonus for fiscal year 2015 under executive No. 88

Memorandum Circular No. 039-2015
Samahan para sa Tunay na Eleksyon sa Pilipinas

Memorandum Circular No. 038-2015
Declaring the regular holidays and special (non-working) days for the year 2016

Memorandum Circular No. 037-2015
Directing all heads of national government agencies, including government-owned or controlled corporations, to extend their full assistance in the transition to the Negros Islands Region.

Memorandum Circular No. 036-2015
El Niño advisory No. 6.

Memorandum Circular No. 035-2015
Gender Equality and Children's Rights in Contemporary Families.

Memorandum Circular No. 034-2015
Declaring October 2015 to october 2016 as the centennial year of the Senate

Memorandum Circular No. 033-2015
Enjoining all officials and employees in all departments, agencies and instrumentalities of the national government, including government-owned or controlled corporations, as well as encouraging local government units to actively participate in the conduct of activities for the observance of the international humanitarian law day on 12 August 2015

Memorandum Circular No. 032-2015
Implementing rules and regualtions of republic act no.10639, also known as "an act mandating the telecommunications service providers to send free mobile alerts in the event of natural and mandate disasters and calamities"

Memorandum Circular No. 031-2015
An act providing for the safety of children aboard motorcyles

Memorandum Circular No. 030-2015
An act allowing foreign vessels to transport and co-load foreign cargoes for domestic transshipment and for other purposes

Memorandum Circular No. 029-2015
Conduct of a synchronized metro-wide earthquake drill;
Authorizing participation in the 14th annual executive service conference

Memorandum Circular No. 028-2015
Declaring thursday, 25 February 2016, as a special (non-working) holiday throughout the country

Memorandum Circular No. 027-2015
Declaring 18 & 19 November 2015 as special (non-working) days in the National Capitol Region (NCR)

Memorandum Circular No. 026-2015
Guidelines in the use of personnel services appropriations under the FY 2015 General Appropriatiosns Act

Memorandum Circular No. 025-2015
Flag and herladic code of the Philippines

Memorandum Circular No. 024-2015
Suspending the work in government offices in the National Capital Region, on 09 July 2015 in view of the inclement weather brought about by southwest monsoon, enhanced by Typhoon "Falcon"

Memorandum Circular No. 023-2015
Declaring friday, 17 July 2015, as a regular holiday throughout the country in observance of eid'l fitr (Feast of Ramadhan)

Memorandum Circular No. 022-2015
Suspending the work in government offices and classes in all levels both public and in private, in the National Capitol Region, on 06 July 2015 in view of the inclement weather brought about by typhoon "Egay"

Memorandum Circular No. 021-2015
Deputation of certain departments under the executive branch, goevernment-owned and controlled corporations and financial institutions in connection with the July 11, 2015 plebiscite to ratify the creation of (7) new barangays separate and distinct from its mother barangay of San Vicente, San Pedro City, Laguna

Memorandum Circular No. 020-2015
Declaring August 2015 as National Census Month

Memorandum Circular No. 019-2015
Guidelines in the organization and staffing of procurement units

Memorandum Circular No. 018-2015
Providing for a comprehensive automotive resurgence strategy program

Memorandum Circular No. 017-2015
Implementation of the provision of the FY 2015 General Appropriation Act (GAA) on the grant of the FY 2015 Productivity Enhancement Incentive (PEI) to government employees.

Memorandum Circular No. 016-2015
Urging all government departments, bureaus, offices, agencies, including government owned and controlled corporations, government financial institutions, state universities and colleges, and local government units to implement the Integrity Management Program (IMP) through the establishment of Integrity Management System (IMS) and adopt the imp handbook for this purposes.

Memorandum Circular No. 015-2015
Declaring 2015 as visit the Philippines year

Memorandum Circular No. 014-2015
Joint resolution increasing the daily subsistence allowance of all officers, enlisted personnel, candidate soldiers, probationary second lieutenants, cadets and civilian active auxiliaries of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Commissioned and Non-Commissioned Personnel of the Philippine National Police (PNP), Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), Bureau of Jail Management And Penology (BJMP), Cadets of The Philippine National Police of Academy (PNPA), Philippine Coast Guard (PCG), the candidate coast guard men of the PCG and the Uniformed Personnel of The National Mapping And Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA) from ninety pesos (p90.00) to one hundred fifty pesos (p150.00) per day effective January 1, 2015

Memorandum Circular No. 013-2015
An act promoting and supporting the competitiveness of the sugarcane industry and for other purposes

Memorandum Circular No. 012-2015
Public Sector HR symposium and PSTD National Convention

Memorandum Circular No. 011-2015
Amendment to CSC Memorandum Circular No. 2, S. 2013 (revised Statement of Assets, Liabilities and Net Worth (SALN) form

Memorandum Circular No. 010-2015
Authorizing all government agencies and instrumentalities including Government-Owned or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs) and encouraging Local Government Units (LGUs) to extend support and participation to the Kabisig Philippine Government Expo and Trade Fair 2015

Memorandum Circular No. 009-2015
Declaring the day of 16 November 2015 as "President Elpidio Quirino day" in commemoration of his 125th birth
anniversary and directing the National Historical Commission of the Philippines to Lead the Implementation of the program of activities

Memorandum Circular No. 008-2015
WWWF's earth hour 2015 campaign

Memorandum Circular No. 007-2015
Declaring 30 January 2015 as a national day of mourning

Memorandum Circular No. 006-2015
Compliance and completion of the career executive service performance evaluation system ratings for CY2014

Memorandum Circular No. 005-2015
In the matter of clarifying the election period for the 21 February 2015 special sangguniang kabataan elections

Memorandum Circular No. 004-2015
Adoption of HR maturity level indicators for the human resource management systems in the public sector

Memorandum Circular No. 003-2015
Approving the 2014 investment priorities plan

Memorandum Circular No. 002-2015
COMELEC Resolution No.9946 dated 13 April 2015

Memorandum Circular No. 002-2015
An act appropriating the sum of twenty-two billion four hundred sixty seven million six hundred eight thousand
pesos (P22,467,608,000) as supplemental appropriations for FY2014 and for other purposes

Memorandum Circular No. 001-2015
Search for "RICEponsible Champions"

Memorandum Circular No. 001-2015
Declaring January 15, 16 and 19, 2015 as special (non-working) days in the National Capitol Region

Y2014

Memorandum Circular No. 2014-037
Protection of the Bureaucracy Against Tobacco Industry Interference

Memorandum Circular No. 2014-036
On the Celebration of the 36th National Disability Prevention & Rehabilitation Week

Memorandum Circular No. 2014-035
Policies for Executive/Managerial Positions; Amendment to CSC MC No.13,S.2011
Institutionalization of the Contact Center ng Bayan as the Public Feedback Mechanism

Memorandum Circular No. 2014-032
Declaring Tuesday, 29 July 2014, as a Regular Holiday throughout the country in observance of Eid'l Fitr (Feast of Ramadhan)

Memorandum Circular No. 2014-030

  • Reiteration of the Anti-Ret Tape of 2007
  • Amendment to Section 90, Rules 18 of the revised rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service


Memorandum Circular No. 2014-029

  • Encouraging Government Agencies to hire PWDs pursuant to Republic Act No.7277, as amended.
  • 114th Anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service


Memorandum Circular No. 2014-028

  • Decentralizing the procedures on the grant of Civil Service Eligibility under special laws and CSC issuances to the CSC Regional Offices
  • Clarification on the guidelines on the placement of personnel relative to the implementation of approved rationalization plans of agencies

Memorandum Circular No. 2014-027
Retirement Applications of Public Officers with Offenses falling under Graft & Corruption Practices as Defined under Republic Act No.3019

Y2013

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-53
An Act Amending Certain Provisions of Republic Act No. 7581, entitled "An Act Providing Protection to Consumers by Stabilizing the Prices of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities and by Prescribing Measures against undue Price Increases during Emergency Situations and Like Occasions and for other Purposes

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-52

  • Clarification on the Taxability of Benefits under Collective Negotiations Agreement granted to Government Employees' Organizations duly Approved/ Accredited by the Civil Service Commission
  • Filing/Submission of Hard Copy of the Certificate of Compensation Payment/Tax Withheld (BIR Form 2316) covering Employees who are Qualified for Substituted filing, thereby amending Revenue Regulations No. 2-98, as Last Amended by RR No. 010-08

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-51

  • In the matter of Amending the Calendar of Activities & Periods of Certain Prohibited Acts in Connection with the October 28, 2013 Synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Elections, insofar as the Period of Prohibition on Issuance of Appointment, Creation of New Positions, Promotion or Giving of Salary Increases
  • Qualification Standard on Training

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-50
Enjoining all Departments, Agencies, and Instrumentalities of the National Government & Local Government Units to Actively Support the Full Implementation of the Task Force Pablo Rehabilitation Plans & Programs

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-49
Guidelines on the Grant of the Performance-Based incentives for Fiscal Year 2013 under Executive Order No.80

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-48
Enjoining all Departments, Agencies and Instrumentalities of the National Government, including Government-owned or Controlled Corporations, Local Government Units and State Colleges and Universities to Support and Allow their Agricultural Engineers to Actively participate in the First ASEAN Conference on Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering on 24-26 September 2013

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-47
Declaring Friday, 9 August 2013, as a Regular Holiday throughout the Country in Observance of Eid'l Fitr (Feast of Ramadhan)

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-46
Conduct of Briefing Sessions for Departments/ Agencies in Preparation for the Congressional Deliberation of the FY2014 National Expenditure Program

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-45
Authorizing Participation in the 12th Annual Career Executive Service Conference

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-44
Protection of the Bureaucracy against Tobacco Industry Interference

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-43
Implementing Rules & Regulations of Republic Act No. 10154, otherwise known as an Act Requiring All Concerned Government Agencies to ensure the Early Release of the Retirement Pay, Pensions, Gratuities and other Benefits of Retiring Government Employees

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-42
Providing for the Establishment of Interim Transport Terminals in Preparation for the Integrated Transport System under Executive Order No. 67 (s.2012)

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-41
Guidelines on the Filling of Positions and the Hiring of Personnel for Agencies whose Rationalization Plan is yet to be Approved by the Department of Budget & Management, those whose Plan was withdrawn, returned without Action of not submitted within the Deadline, and those with Approved Plan

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-40
Mandating Government Agencies to Migrate to the Government Web Hosting Service of the Department of Science & Technology Office

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-39
Enjoining All Heads of Government Agencies and Instrumentalities to Support the Nationwide Observance of the National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-38
Authorizing all Government Agencies and Instrumentalities to Extend Support and Participate in the "Laro't Saya sa Parke" Project

Memorandum Circular No.2013-36
An Act Penalizing Persons Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Dangerous Drugs, & Similar Substances, & for Other Purposes

Memorandum Circular No.2013-35
Directing All Concerned Government Agencies to Adopt the Gender Equality Guidelines in the Development of their Respective Media Policies & Implementing Programs in Order to Promote Gender Mainstreaming

Memorandum Circular No.2013-34
An Act Amending Republic Act 9189, Entitled "An Act Providing for a System of Overseas Absentee Voting by Qualified Citizens of the Philippines Abroad, Appropriating Funds therefor & for other Purposes

Memorandum Circular No.2013-33
An Act Declaring December of Every Year as "Anti-Corruption Month" in the Entire Country

Memorandum Circular No.2013-31
Enjoining the Departments, Agencies, & Instrumentalities of the National Government, & Local Government Units (LGUs) to Actively Support the Technical Working Group (TWG) on Baguio & Boracay for the Preparation of Comprehensive Plans & Programs to Preserve & Develop these Places

Memorandum Circular No.2013-30

  • OP Executive Order No.134 - Granting of Carer's Allowances to Employees' Compensation (EC) Permanent Partial Disability (PPD) & Permanent Total Disability (PTD) Pensioners in the Public Sector
  • OP Executive Order No.135 - Increasing the Amount of Employment Compensation Benefits for Employees in the Public Sector


Memorandum Circular No.2013-29
Amended Rules & Regulations on the Grant of Representation & Transportation Allowances

Memorandum Circular No.2013-28
Reiteration of Audit Disallowance of Payments without Legal Basis of Allowances, Incentives, & other Benefits of Government Officials & Employees in the NGAs, LGUs, & GOCCs & their Subsidiaries

Memorandum Circular No.2013-27
An Act of Institutionalizing the Philippine National Health Research System

Memorandum Circular No.2013-26
Pagdiriwang ng Buwan ng Wikang Pambansa 2013

Memorandum Circular No.2013-25
An Act of Declaring the First Week of February of every year as "World InterFaith Harmony Week" in the entire country & Mandating its Observance by the Different Government Agencies

Memorandum Circular No.2013-24
Declaring Monday, 13 May 2013, as a Special Public (Non-Working) Holiday throughout the Country

Memorandum Circular No.2013-23
Guidelines Prescribing the Documentary Requirements & Procedures in Processing/Payment of Retirement Benefits of Government Employees

Memorandum Circular No.2013-22
Authorizing All Government Dentists to Extend Support & Participate in the 104th Annual Convention of the Philippine Dental Association

Memorandum Circular No.2013-21
Results Based Performance Management System (RBPMS) Implementation in Agencies

Memorandum Circular No.2013-20
Revised Guidelines on the Submission of Quarterly Accountability Reports on Appropriations, Allotments, Obligations & Disbursements

Memorandum Circular No.2013-19
In the Matter of Requests for Exemption from the Coverage of Section 261 (V) & (W) of the Omnibus Election Code, Clarifying Resolution No.9585 & Section 19 of Resolution No.9616

Memorandum Circular No. 2013-17
Implementing Rules & Regulations of Republic Act No.10154, otherwise known as an Act Requiring All Concerned Government Agencies to ensure the Early Release of the Retirement Pay, Pensions, Gratuities & other Benefits of Retiring Government Employees.

Y2012

Memorandum Circular 2012-77
Guidelines on Determining Eligibility and Ranking Bureaus, Delivery Units, and Individuals Based Performance in line with the grant of the Performance-Based Bonus (PBB) in FY 2012

Memorandum Circular 2012-52
Suspension of classess in all levels in the National Capital Region, Provinces of Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Tarlac, Bulacan, Laguna, Cavite and Rizal, 09 August 2012.

Memorandum Circular 2012-51
Declaring Monday, 20 August 2012, as a regular holiday throughout the country in observance ofEID'L FITR (FEAST OF RAM ADHAN.)

Memorandum Circular 2012-50
Directing The Chair Of The National Historical Commission' Of The Philippines To Lead The Organization And Implementation Of The Program Of Activities In Commemoration Of The 150th Birth Anniversary Of Andres Bonifacio On 30 November 2013

Memorandum Circular 2012-49
Adoption Of Operational Efficiency Measure - Withdrawal Of Agencies' Unobligated Allotments As Of June 30,2012

Memorandum Circular 2012-48
Suspending work in government offices and classes in college level in the National Capital Region and the provinces of Zambales, Bataan, Pampanga, Pangasinan, Tarlac, Bulacan Laguna, Cavite, and Rizal yesterday, 07 August 2012 due of the continuing inclement weather brought about by southwest monsoon (habagat).