Legal Opinions Archive

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LEGAL OPINIONS ARCHIVE

151 Requesting DILG Opinion if the funds of the City Peace and Order Council (POC) for maintenance and other Operating Expenses (MOOE) may be used for the puchase of various vehicles.Reference No: LO-031S.2014 December 7, 2015
152 Requesting Clarification on whether DILG MC No. 2013-47 shall be applicable in the event that the LGU's infrastructure project for bank financing includes of motor vehicles as a cpmponent of the project.Reference No: LO-030S.2014 December 7, 2015
153 Query on the remittance of Collections from admission fees in duly registered cockpits during ordinary hack fights and derbies in Dasmarinas City.Reference No: LO-028S.2014 December 7, 2015
154 Requesting for Legal Opinion regarding the thirty-peso (Php30.00) per household monthly fee being collected by the Sangguniang Barangay intended to defray garbage collection expenses by the virtue of Barangay Ordinance No. 02, Series of 2012.Reference No: LO-025S.2014 December 7, 2015
155 Seeking Legal Opinion regarding certain actions of incumbent Municipal Mayor of Candaba, Pampanga which accordingly may hold him liable criminally and / or administratively.Reference No: LO-024S.2014 December 7, 2015
156 Requesting DILG Legal opinion on the following issues: 1) Whether or not Tacloban City Ordinance No.99-58 is applicable to physicians. 2) Whether or not a city can validly require physicians to secure a MayorReference No: LO-026S2014 December 7, 2015
157 Requesting the DILG Legal Opinion on the meaning of the term "Financial Requirements" in the last paragraph of section 285 of republic Act No. 7160 or the Local Government Code of 1991.Reference No: LO-027S.2014 December 7, 2015
158 Requesting Legal Opinion relative to the "hiring" of consultants through negotiated procurements under republic Act No. 1984 (RA 9184).Reference No: LO-029S.2014 December 7, 2015
159 Requesting DILG Legal Opinion on whether or not hazard pay, subsistence and laundry allowance may be given to the LGU employees.Reference No: LO-032S.2014 December 7, 2015
160 Requesting Legal Opinion on the following :a) whether or not the enactment of Caloocan City Ordinance No. 0535, s. 2014 constitutes sufficient basis and b). Whether or not the City Still needs to comply with the requirements provided for under the Build Operate and Transfer (BOT) Law.Reference No: LO-033S.2014 December 7, 2015
161 This has Reference to Resolution No. 2014-464 adopted by the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of Leyte Seeking DILG Legal Opinion on the following issues:1) Can Actual travel expenses in excess of P800.00 per day in the Sangguniang Panlalawigan be denied 2). Is there a standing policy that the annual budgetary allocation of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan may not be increased by more than Ten Percent (10%) than that previous years? 3). Limitations on the power of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan pertaining to Reference No: LO-036S.2014 December 7, 2015
162 Seeking the DILG Legal Opinion to determine who is authorized to occupy the vacant position in the Sangguniang Bayan (SB) of Buenavista, Marinduque, caused by the untimely demise of Vice-Mayor (Vice Mayor Suguid)/ requesting for DILG Opinion to detrmine of "Vacant Position" as stipulated in Sec. 45 (B) of RA 7160" adopted by the SB of Burnavista, Marinduque.Reference No: LO-037S.2014 December 7, 2015
163 Request for the Legal Opinion regarding the need for prior authorization from the Sangguniang Bayan concerning the donation to the Municipality of new welcome are now construted by the private company Nort Luzon renewable Energy (NLERC).Reference No: LO-038S.2014 December 7, 2015
164 Request for Opinion concerning the intention of Bayawan City to allocate 10% of its 70% Local Disaster Risk reduction Management Fund (LDRRMF) pursuant to an undertaking as member of an alliance orginized through a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) among LGUs of Southern Negros composed of four (4) cities and seven (7) municipalities.Reference No: LO-039S.2014 December 7, 2015
165 Request for DILG Opinion regarding the accreditation of NGOs/Pos in the Local Development Council (LDC).Reference No: LO-040S.2014 December 7, 2015
166 DILG Clarification as to the propriety of procurement of insurance coverage with private insurance company/ies rather than with the Government Service Insurance System (GSIS)Reference No: LO-098S2011 September 11, 2014
167 Request for DILG review and comments on the Municipal Ordinance No. 01S2010 vis-a-vis DILG MC No. 2011-151Reference No: LO-097S2011 September 11, 2014
168 Seek clarification from DILG regarding legal authority to render the opinion addressed to the members of the Sangguniang Bayan of Altavas, AklanReference No: LO-096S2011 September 11, 2014
169 Opinion whether or not said barangay may continue Barangay Ordinance No. 02-97 notwithstanding DILG Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2011-122 which prohibits the imposition and pass through feesReference No: LO-094S2011 September 11, 2014
170 issue to be resolved between the representations of the Vice Mayor and the minutes as reflected in the Sanggunian's journalReference No: LO-091S2011 September 11, 2014
171 Requirements of the issuance / approval of the business permitsReference No: LO-090S2011 September 11, 2014
172 Seek for DILG assistance in the enforcement of the local tax exemptions granted by RA 9520 in connection with the renewal of its business permit in the city of PasigReference No: LO-086S2011 September 11, 2014
173 Request for DILG guidance regarding the DILG opinion on the issues in relation to DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2011-151Reference No: LO-083S2011 September 11, 2014
174 Clarification on the Memorandum Circular (MC)No. 2011-151 on the suspension of pass through feesReference No: LO-082S2011 September 11, 2014
175 Term of Office and age qualification of the Sangguniang KabataanReference No: LO-075S2011 September 11, 2014
176 Clarification /legal opinion relation to DILG Department Order (DO) No. 2009-321 dated 13 March 2009 in relation to Section 73 of the implementing Rules and regulation of republic Act No. 6975Reference No: LO-074S2011 September 11, 2014
177 Request for DILG for the legal interpretation on Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2011-59Reference No: LO-073S2011 September 11, 2014
178 Clarification on the application and coverage of DILG Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2010-101Reference No: LO-071S2011 September 11, 2014
179 DILG opinion on whether or not the tricycles operated by the Business on Wheels (BOW)program fall within in the context of the provisions of DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2007-01Reference No: LO-070S2011 September 11, 2014
180 Request for DILG to cause the implementation of the decision/ resolutions of the past and present SP of the Province of Oriental MindoroReference No: LO-066S2011 September 11, 2014
181 What is meant by the words "Territorial jurisdiction " or geographical island" as provided in the said DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2011-59 dated April 25,2011Reference No: LO-065S2011 September 11, 2014
182 Seek definitive ruling from DILG whether Regional Order No. 2010-010 as amended by Regional Order No. 2010-010AReference No: LO-063S2011 September 11, 2014
183 Seeking on the clarification on the "scope of the term "Government Vehicle "in relation to the required marking of the words "FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY" on all government vehicles as directing by DILG in DILG Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2010-101Reference No: LO-049S2011 September 11, 2014
184 Request for DILG Action on the alleged practice by several Local Government Units (LGUs) of requiring delivery trucks to secure stickers before allowing the same to "access their area"Reference No: LO-047S2011 September 11, 2014
185 DILG clarification on the application and legal effect of DILG Legal Opinion No. 19S2011Reference No: LO-037S2011 September 11, 2014
186 Opinion on the intended Renewal of Surety bond of F/Director Danilo F Cabrera (Ret.)Reference No: LO-032S2011 September 11, 2014
187 Request for an investigation on the alleged abuses by traffic enforcers in Cabatuan, IsabelaReference No: LO-022S2011 September 11, 2014
188 Request an approval from DILG regarding Transfer the earnings of Barangay Semirara, Caluya,Antique to a private bank and use a portion of the 80% of the proceeds derived from mining operations (National Wealth)Reference No: LO-017S2011 September 11, 2014
189 DILG Opinion on whether the soft loan extended by the municipality of Sablayan to Occidental Mindoro Electric Cooperative, Inc. (OMECO),a local electric cooperative may be charged against the municipality's balances of the calamity fund for CY 2010Reference No: LO-093S2011 September 11, 2014
190 Section 22 (c) of Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991Reference No: LO-023S2014 September 4, 2014
191 Republic Act No. 7160 and Civil Service Commission (CSC) Memorandum Circular No. 40, s 1998Reference No: LO-021S2014 September 4, 2014
192 Request for DILG guidance and and legal opinion concerning Section 323 of the Local Government Code Reference No: LO-020S2014 September 4, 2014
193 Opinion on whether the concurrence of the Sanggunian Bayan concerned is required for the release of the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) as financial assistance to People's Organizations (POs) and non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) beneficiariesReference No: LO-019S2014 September 4, 2014
194 Request for DILG Opinion regarding the Mayoralty Controversy in Isulan, Sultan KudaratReference No: LO-018S2014 September 4, 2014
195 Basis of the LGUs Taxing and Regulatory Power on Extraction of Sand, Gravel and others Quarry Resources, and Department Observation on Section 5F-02 (a) of Municipal Tax Ordinance No. 02,s 2011Reference No: LO-017S2014 September 4, 2014
196 Section 90 of Republic Act No. 7160 Practice of Profession Reference No: LO-016S2014 September 4, 2014
197 Clarification on the implementation of Local Budget Circular No. 103 (LBC 103) dated 13 May 2013,particularly on the interpretation of items 7.1 and 7.5Reference No: LO-015S2014 September 4, 2014
198 Request guidance as to the legality of appointment of Ms Violeta Tabugo as Women's Sectoral representative to the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Cotabato CityReference No: LO-014S2014 September 4, 2014
199 Opinion on whether an Indigenous People (IP) who ran and lost in the recent National elections and was subsequently selected as an IP Mandatory Representative is or not covered by the prohibition under Section 6, Article IX-B of the 1987 Constitution.Reference No: LO-013S2014 September 4, 2014
200 Opinion and guidance on whether a losing candidate for the position of Sangguniang Bayan member last 2013 Synchronized Local Barangay Elections, is qualified to represent the Indigenous Cultural Communities / Indigenous Peoples (ICCs / IPs)Reference No: LO-12S2014 September 4, 2014