Vancie Essay

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THIRTEENTH CONGRESS OF THE REPUBLIC) OF THE PHILIPPINES 1 First Regular Session 1

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Introduced by Senator S. R. OsmeAa 111

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EXPLANATORY NOTE

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Section 5 df Republic Act No. 6713, otherwise known as the Code of Conduct and Ethidal Standards for Public Officials and Employees, enjoins all public servants to iespond to letters, telegrams or other means of communication sent by the public within fifteen (15) working days from receipt thereof. In reality, hbwever, some government officials will most often than not, ignore the said lettbrs or telegrams and summarily dismiss them as a nuisance or a waste of time. Ib other instances, the response takes a long time but you will not read the apologies for the late reply included
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6713, otherwise known as the “Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for
Public Officials and Employees.” The reply must contain the action taken on the request. SEC. 2. Exceptions. - In cases where the subject matter of the written requests, petitions, or motions, sent by means of letters, telegrams, or the like, is non-routinary or the issues involved are not simple or ordinary or where the action desired cannot be acted upon in the ordinary course of business of the department or agency concerned, action on such cases shall be made in accordance with the procedures prescribed under Rule VI, Section 3 of the Implementing Rules of R.A. No. 6713 promulgated by the Civil Service Commission

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SEC. 3. Other Duties. - All public officials and employees are likewise under obligation to see to it that all official papers and documents are processed and completed within a reasonable time from the preparation thereof and that public documents are made accessible to and readily available for inspection by the public within reasonable working hours. In the discharge of the abovementioned duties and responsibilities, public officials and employees shall be guided by the procedures prescribed under Rule

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