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NATIONAL BUDGET CIRCULAR 542

National Budget Circular 542, issued by the Department of Budget and Management on August 29, 2012, reiterates compliance with Section 93 of the General Appropriations Act of FY2012. Section 93 is the Transparency Seal provision, to wit:

Sec. 93. Transparency Seal. To enhance transparency and enforce accountability, all national government agencies shall maintain a transparency seal on their official websites. The transparency seal shall contain the following information: (i) the agency’s mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information; (ii) annual reports, as required under National Budget Circular Nos. 507 and 507-A dated January 31, 2007 and June 12, 2007, respectively, for the last three (3) years; (iii) their respective approved budgets and corresponding targets immediately upon approval of this Act; (iv) major programs and projects categorized in accordance with the five key results areas under E.O. No. 43, s. 2011; (v) the program/projects beneficiaries as identified in the applicable special provisions; (vi) status of implementation and program/project evaluation and/or assessment reports; and (vii) annual procurement plan, contracts awarded and the name of contractors/suppliers/consultants. The respective heads of the agencies shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with this section

A Transparency Seal, prominently displayed on the main page of the website of a particular government agency, is a certificate that it has complied with the requirements of Section 93. This Seal links to a page within the agency’s website which contains an index of downloadable items of each of the above-mentioned documents.

 
I. Agency's mandate and functions; names of its official with their position and designation, and contact information

 

II. Annual Financial Reports

     Budget Utilization Rate

     FAR No. 1: SAAOBDB (Statement of Appropriations Allotments, Obligations, Disbursements and Balances) for 2015-2021

     FY 2021 ( March Current Appropriation & March Continuing Appropriation | June | September | December )

 

    for 2020

      

     for 2019 

           

      for 2018

     

      for 2017

       

      for 2016  

     

       for 2015

      

       for 2014

       for 2013

      

      FAR No. 4 Summary Report on Disbursements

     

      FY 2021 ( Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | June | July | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec )

 

      for 2020

       for 2019

       for 2018

       for 2017

       for 2016

       for 2015 

       for 2014

       for 2013

      BAR NO. 1 - Quarterly Physical Report of  Operations/Physical Plan 

     FY 2021 ( 1st Quarter | 2nd Quarter | 3rd Quarter | 4th Quarter )

      for 2020

       for 2019

       for 2018

       for 2017

       for 2016

       for 2015

       for 2014

       for 2013

    FAR No. 5 - Quarterly Report on Revenue and Other Receipts/Income

           CY 2021 ( 1st Quarter Trust Receipts & 1st Quarter Regular Fund | 2nd Quarter | 3rd Quarter | 4th Quarter )

 

           for 2020 

 

            for 2019

            for 2018

            for 2017

            for 2016

            for 2015

           for 2014

           for 2013

     Financial Plan

       CY 2021 ( 1st Quarter Current Appropriation & 1st Quarter Continuing Appropriation | 2nd Quarter | 3rd Quarter | 4th Quarter )

III. DBM Approved Budget and Corresponding targets for FY 2019

 

    Targets(only for current year) 

 

IV. Annual Financial Reports

 

V.  FY 2021 Annual Procurement Plan(FY 2021 APP non-CSE), Indicative FY 2021 APP non-CSE; and FY 2021 for Common Supplies and Equipment (FY 2021 APP CSE)
 

  

VI.  QMS Certification of at least one core process by an International certifying body (ICB)

        ISO-Aligned QMS Documents

VII. System of Ranking Delivery Units for FY 2020 PBB
VIII. The Agency Review and Compliance Procedure of Statements and Financial Disclosures

NOTE: The 2019 guidelines have no changes and still applicable for 2020

IX. The Final People's Freedom to Information (FOI) Manual Executive Order No. 2

 

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