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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