July 10, 1998
DO 63, s. 1998
Enforcement of Smoking Ban and Other Restrictions at DECS

To:    Undersecretaries and Assistant Secretaries
Bureau/Cultural Agency Directors
Directors of Services / Centers and Heads of Units
Chiefs of Divisions
Regional Directors
Schools Superintendents

1.   In order to improve the working environment in all DECS  offices, emphasis should be given to the observance of proper behavior by every official and employee.
2.   Everybody is enjoined to refrain from the following practices:
           –  smoking inside the DECS premises
           –  bringing  of children in the office except the proposed day care center
           –  eating on office tables (This must be done in the canteen or in areas provided solely for
dining  purposes)
           –  cooking of food
           –  selling of goods/foodstuff (Vendors should not be allowed to enter the DECS premises
           –  solicitation
3.   Likewise, maintenance of the clean and orderly working areas must also be observed.
4.   Immediate dissemination of this Memorandum is desired.
                                                                          ANDREW GONZALES, FSC

DECS Order: No. 57, s. 1994
Allotment: 1—(D.O. 50-97)
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index
under the following subjects: