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REPUBLIC of tlie Pl~ilippines

COP,llh/l1SSIOP.I (.IN ELECT]( 3.3- to
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IN THE MATTER AMENDING Cliairtnan Jose A. R. fvlelo !\ \:
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SECTION 2 (B.~.[,I OF (-0MELEC Coniniissior~erRene V. Sarmiento . \i
RESOLUTION NO: 8737
Commissioner Nicodemo T. Ferrer
Commissioner hucenito N Taale "
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X-----------"--""""-------~-~-~--YYW~"~---~-,--~ Commissioner Armando C. ~ i a s c o
Conirnissioner Elias R. Yusopll
Contmissioner Gregorio Y. I-arrazabal

RESOLUTION NO. sr
WHEREAS, on December 29, 2009, the Commission promulgated
Colnelec Resolution No. 8737, entilled: "IN TI-iEb MATTER OF
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ENFORCING THE PROI-iIBITIONS AGAINST APPOINTMENT OR
HIRING OF NEW EMPLOYEES, CREATING OK FILLING OF NEW
POSITIONS, GIVING ANY SALARY INCREASE OR TRANSFERRING OR
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DETAILING ANY OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE IN TI-IE CIVIL SERVICE AND
SUSPENSION OF ELECTIVE LOCAL OFFICIALS, IN CONNECTION
WITH THE MAY 10, 2010 NATIONAL AND LOCAL ELECTIONS" I
implementing Section 261, sub-sections (g), (h) and (x), of the Omnibus I
Electiorl Code;

WI-IEREAS, Section 2 (B.1.b) of Ca~nelecResoliltion No. 8737
provides:

"SECTION 2. liec/l~estfor authority of the Commission on
transfer or' detail; Wtlel-e and [low to file.
X X X X X X X X X

6 . Saicl request shall be filed ~vlth:

I . The Law Departmenf -
X X X X x X X X X

b. it it~volves Regional Directors, Assistant Regional
Direcfors or positions of similar rank, Philippine National
Police Provincial/District Directors or Commanders,
Officers of the Armed Forces of the Philippines wifh the
rank of majur or equivalent rank, and/or l~oldingpositions
of battalion commanders or higher, Provincial Treasl~rers
and Schools Division Superintendents, irrespective of
their official stations and government en~ployees wit17
ofiicial stations in the field offices inclt rding the National
Capital Region; xxx"
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WHEREAS, in orcler to avoid confusion as to wilere requests for
exemption from the prohibition covered by Comelec Resolution No. 8737
shall be filed, it is imperative lo clarify Section 2 (B.1.b) of Comelec
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Resolution No. 8737;

WHEREAS; during the May 14, 2007 National and Local Elections,
the Corn~nissionin Cornelec Resolution No. 7770 promulgated December
6, 2006, specifically proviclecl, as follows:
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. "Secfi6n 2. Request for authority of tfre Commission; How
to file. - (a) Requests for airfhority fo make or ca~lseany transfer or
detail of any officer or employee in fhe civil service shall be in writing
and filed with the Law Department of the Commission, when:

X X X , X X X X X X
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(4) It involves emplo@es, irrespective of position and official
station, of agencies deputized by the Con?rnission.(emphasis supplied)

X X X X X X X X X

(b) Requests for transfer or detail:involving employees with
official sfations in the offices including the National Capital Region shall
be filed with the corresponding offices of the Regional Election
Directors where the employee/s sougl~tto be detailed or transferred is
stationed.

WHEREFORE, the Commission, RESOLVED, as it hereby
RESOLVES, to amend Section 2 (B.1.b) of Comelec Resolution No.
8737, to NOW READ as follows:

SECTION 2. Request for arrthorify of the Commission
on transfer or detail; Where ancl How to file.

X X X X X X X X X

B. Said request shall be filed with:

1. The Law Department -

X X X XXX X X X
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b. it involves Regional Directors, Assistant Regional '

Directors or positions of similar rank, Philippine
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b National Police ProvinciallDistrict Directors or
Commanders, Officers of the Armed Forces of the
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Philippines with the rank of major or equivalent rank,
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andlor holding positions of battalion cumtnanders or
higher, Provincial Treasurers and Scllools Division
Superintendents;

If it involves. agencies deputized by the
Commission on Elections, irrespective df their
official stations and government employees with
official stations in the field offices incl[.lding the
National Capital Region; x x x.

Let the Education ar~cl Inforlnatiun Department cause the
immediate publication of this Resolution in two (2) newspapers of
general circulation, give it the widest dissemination possible, and furnish
copies thereof to all concerned.

SO ORDERED.

Chairman

Commissioner

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Commissioner

Cc Cha~rman
All Commissioners 1
Execut~veDlrector
Deputy Executive Director for Operal~ons
Law Department
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