October 22, 2008 DO 66, s. 2008 – Signing Authorities for Certain Administrative and Financial Matters in the Central and Field Offices
In the interest of the service and in keeping up with current issuances and policies, the signing authorities for certain financial and administrative matters in the Central and Field Offices are hereby prescribed, subject to the existing laws, rules and regulations, as follows:
- PERSONNEL MATTERS
A. APPOINTMENT TO REGULAR PLANTILLA POSITIONS
The approving authority for all appointments to regular plantilla positions is as follows:
Approval a. Central Office a.1 Undersecretary/Assistant Secretary/Director/ Executive Director Secretary President of the Philippines a. 2 Division Chief Undersecretary
Secretary a. 3 Below Division Chief Undersecretary
Undersecretary for Finance and Administration b. Regional Office b.1 Regional Director (RD) and Assistant Regional Director (ARD) Secretary President of the Philippines b.2 Division Chief and below ARD RD
Exercise of the functions/authorities herein provided shall, in all cases, be subject to national and/or department policies, rules and regulations and accounting and auditing rules and regulations which now exist or may be promulgated in the future.
- EXERCISE OF FUNCTIONS BY THE SECRETARY
- The delegation of functions herein provided shall not preclude the Secretary from exercising any of the enumerated functions when necessary in the interest of public service.
- Further, nothing in this Order shall be construed as limiting the power of the Secretary to review, modify, or reverse any action taken by the officials or to issue appointment, initiate transfers, details, reassignment, promotions, and other personnel action in accordance with existing laws, rules, and regulations.
- REPEALING CLAUSE
All Orders, Memoranda, Circulars, and previous related issuances inconsistent herewith are deemed repealed/revoked accordingly.
- This Order takes effect immediately.
References: DepED Order No. 5, s. 2008
DepED Order No. 31, s. 2007
DepED Memorandum No. 8, s. 2007
Allotment: 1—(D.O. 50-97)
To be indicated in the Perpetual Index under the following subjects: