DILG Memorandum Circular on RA 10754

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
DILG-NAPOLCOM Center
EDSA corner Quezon Avenue, West Triangle, Quezon City
Telephone Nos. 925-03-54 * Telefax 927-78-52 * O.D. 929-92-35
WWW.DILG.GOV.PH
February 2, 2017
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR
NO. 2017-17

 

TO : ALL PROVINCIAL GOVERNORS, CITY AND MUNICIPAL MAYORS, PUNONG BARANGAYS, DILG REGIONAL DIRECTORS

AND OTHERS CONCERNED

 

SUBJECT : IMPLEMENTING RULES AND REGULATIONS (IRR) OF REPUBLIC ACT 10754 ENTITLED “AN ACT EXPANDING THE BENEFITS AND PRIVILEGES OF PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES”

 

This is in connection with the approved Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act No. 10754 otherwise known as “An Act Expanding the Benefits and Privileges of Persons with Disabilities”.

RA 10754 aims to provide Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) the opportunity to participate fully into the mainstream of society by granting them at least twenty percent (20%) discount and exemption from the value added tax on the sale of certain goods and services identified under Republic Act No. 9442 for the exclusive use, enjoyment or availment of PWDs.

In this connection, all local government units are hereby informed and are expected to ensure full implementation of the said laws.

Likewise, all Regional Directors are directed to cause the widest dissemination of the above-cited IRR (attached) to ensure the awareness and responsiveness of local government officials in its promotion and implementation.

For strict compliance.

(ORIGINAL SIGNED)
ISMAEL D. SUENO
Secretary