Ordinance Number 2 Series of 2010 (BARANGAY 179, ZONE 16, DISTRICT I, CITY OF CALOOCAN) Republic of the Philippines City of Caloocan BARANGAY 179, ZONE 16, DISTRICT I TANGGAPAN NG PUNONG BARANGAY Ordinance Number 2 Series of 2010 (Proposed Ordinance No. 6 Series of 2009) A BARANGAY ORDINACE ESTABLISHING THE PERSONS WITH DISABILITY AFFAIRS OFFICE (PDAO) IN BARANGAY 179-AMPARO, CALOOCAN CITY AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREOF. Introduced by: Hon. CRISTINA R. GUINO-O Barangay Kagawad WHEREAS, the Philippine Constitution, in the Declaration of Principles and State Policies, mandates that the State shall promote social justice in all phases of national development; WHEREAS, Article 13 of the same Constitution includes disabled persons as one of the priority sectors to be given access to essential goods and services at affordable cost and further provides that the State shall establish a special agency for disabled persons for their rehabilitation, self-development and selfreliance and their integration into the mainstream of the society. WHEREAS, National and Local Government agencies are directed to implement programs and services to ensure the full participation of PWDs in all aspects of community life thru Republic Act 7277, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons, and later or amended thru House Bill No. 1214 which provides other privileges and incentives to PWDs; WHEREAS, Section 16 of Republic Act 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 states that “local government units, shall ensure and support among other things, the preservation and enrichment of culture, promote health and safety, enhance economic prosperity and social justice, promote full employment among their residents, maintain peace and order and preserve the comfort and convenience of the inhabitants, WHEREAS, in order to sustain and continuously carry out the task of monitoring, evaluation, data gathering, needs assessment, planning, establishment of production center, creation of job opportunities and advocacy in all cities and municipalities as the case maybe; the need for establishing a Persons With Disability Affairs (PDAO) to serve as its structural organization for the implementation of the abovementioned purposes is hereto recommended. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, AS IT IS HEREBY ORDAINED by the Sanggunian Barangay of 179Amparo, Zone District 1 of Caloocan City, in its regular session duly assembled that; SECTION 1. TITLE This ordinance shall be known as the PERSONS WITH DISABILITY AFFAIRS OFFICE (PDAO) ORDINANCE OF BARANGAY 179-AMPARO, CALOOCAN CITY. SECTION 2. RECOMMENDATION SET-UP A. There shall be established a Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO) which shall be attached to the Barangay Health Center and the Caloocan City Health Department. The office shall be manned by sufficient number of employees to ensure delivery of services to the sector. Preference must be given to qualified persons with disabilities. There shall be no discrimination against a qualified disabled person by means of disability in regard to job application procedures; the hiring, promotion, or discharge of employees, employees compensation, job training; and other terms and conditions of employment. B. The Barangay Captain shall assign a Public Services Officer or a Barangay Kagawad who shall serve as the focal person to handle the affairs for the sector. SECTION 3. COMPOSITION The Persons with Disability Affairs Office (PDAO) shall be composed of the following:

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