To enhance transparency and enforce accountability, all agencies of the government shall maintain a Transparency Seal to be posted on their websites.
The Transparency Seal shall contain the following:
- The agency’s mandates and functions, names of its officials with their position and designation, and contact information;
- The agency’s approved budgets and corresponding targets, immediately upon approval of Annual General Appropriations Act (GAA or the Act);
- Modifications made by the agency pursuant to the General and Special Provisions of the Act;
- Annual Procurement Plan/s and contracts awarded with the winning supplier, contractor, or consultant;
- Major activities or projects categorized in accordance with the 0+10 point socioeconomic agenda and their target beneficiaries;
- Status of implementation, evaluation, and/or assessment reports of said programs or projects;
- Budget and Financial Accountability Reports (BFARs) pursuant to COA and DBM Joint Circular No. 2014-1 dated July 2, 2014;
- People’s Freedom to Information (FOI) Manual signed by head of Agency,Agency Information Inventory, 2018, 2019, and 2020 FOI Summary Report and 2018, 2019, and 2020 FOI Registry; and
- Annual Reports on the status of income authorized by law to be retained and/or used and be deposited outside the National Treasury, which shall include the legal basis for its retention and/or use, the beginning balance, income collected and its sources, expenditures, and ending balance for the preceding fiscal year.
The heads of the agencies and their web administrators, or their equivalent, shall be responsible for ensuring compliance with the Transparency Seal (Section 94 of the General Provisions of R.A. No. 11465 or the FY 2020 GAA).