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Republic Act No.

6713
"Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees."

Section 7. Prohibited Acts and Transactions. - In addition to acts and omissions of public officials and employees
now prescribed in the Constitution and existing laws, the following shall constitute prohibited acts and transactions
of any public official and employee and are hereby declared to be unlawful:
(a) xxxxxxxxxx……………

(d) Solicitation or acceptance of gifts. - Public officials and employees shall not solicit or accept, directly or indirectly,
any gift, gratuity, favor, entertainment, loan or anything of monetary value from any person in the course of their
official duties or in connection with any operation being regulated by, or any transaction which may be affected by
the functions of their office.

RULES IMPLEMENTING THE CODE OF CONDUCT AND ETHICAL STANDARDS FOR PUBLIC OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES
(REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6713)

Rule X
Grounds for Administrative Disciplinary Action
Section 1. In addition to the grounds for administrative disciplinary action prescribed under existing laws, the acts and
omissions of any official or employee, whether or not he holds office or employment in a casual, temporary, hold-over,
permanent or regular capacity, declared unlawful or prohibited by the Code, shall constitute the grounds for
administrative disciplinary action, and without prejudice to criminal and civil liabilities provided herein, such as:

(a) xxxxxx ………………..

(f) Soliciting or accepting, directly or indirectly, any gift, gratuity, favor, entertainment, loan or anything of monetary
value which in the course of his official duties or in connection with any operation being regulated by, or any transaction
which may be affected by the functions of, his office. The propriety or impropriety of the foregoing shall be determined
by its value, kinship or relationship between giver and receiver and the motivation. A thing of monetary value is one
which is evidently or manifestly excessive by its very nature.

REPUBLIC ACT No. 3019


ANTI-GRAFT AND CORRUPT PRACTICES ACT

Section 3. Corrupt practices of public officers. In addition to acts or omissions of public officers already penalized by
existing law, the following shall constitute corrupt practices of any public officer and are hereby declared to be
unlawful:

(b) Directly or indirectly requesting or receiving any gift, present, share, percentage, or benefit, for himself or for any
other person, in connection with any contract or transaction between the Government and any other part, wherein
the public officer in his official capacity has to intervene under the law.

(c) Directly or indirectly requesting or receiving any gift, present or other pecuniary or material benefit, for himself or
for another, from any person for whom the public officer, in any manner or capacity, has secured or obtained, or will
secure or obtain, any Government permit or license, in consideration for the help given or to be given, without
prejudice to Section thirteen of this Act.

Section 4. Prohibition on private individuals.


(a) xxxxx…….
(b) It shall be unlawful for any person knowingly to induce or cause any public official to commit any of the offenses
defined in Section 3 hereof.

Revised Rules on Administrative Cases in the Civil Service (RRACCS)

PENALTIES
Rule 10
SCHEDULE OF PENALTIES
Section 46. Classification of Offenses. – Administrative offenses with corresponding penalties are classified into grave,
less grave or light, depending on their gravity or depravity and effects on the government service.

A. The following grave offenses shall be punishable by dismissal from the service:
1. xxxxxx………..

10. Soliciting or accepting directly or indirectly, any gift, gratuity, favor, entertainment, loan or anything of monetary
value which in the course of his/her official duties or in connection with any operation being regulated by, or any
transaction which may be affected by the functions of his/her office. The propriety or impropriety of the foregoing shall
be determined by its value, kinship, or relationship between giver and receiver and the motivation. A thing of monetary
value is one which is evidently or manifestly excessive by its very nature;