Amendment of Proclamation No. 342 (S. 2003)
Proclamation No. 260

September 30, 2011



WHEREAS, Sections 397 and 398 of the AaHDSI


WHEREAS, Section 1 of

WHEREAS, there is a need to ensure that the barangay assembly day for the second semester of each year does not fall under the campaign period for the Synchronized Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan (SK) Elections under

WHEREAS, the institutionalization of barangay assembly day nationwide is one of the major component programs of the Biyaheng Pinoy: Tapat na Palakad, Bayang Maunlad launched on October 10, 2010 by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG); and

WHEREAS, to drumbeat the celebration of the 20th year of the local autonomy in the Philippines, and to institutionalize the norms of transparency, responsiveness, accountability and participation at the barangay level, there is a need to conduct Barangay Assembly Days nationwide.

NOW, THEREFORE I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the last Saturday of March and the second Sunday of October 2011, and every year thereafter as BARANGAY ASSEMBLY DAYS.

It is further proclaimed that all City/Municipal Mayors are enjoined to ensure compliance and maximum participation of all barangays in the said undertaking by conducting barangay assemblies in their respective jurisdiction.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed. DTEHIA

DONE in the City of Manila, this 30th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Eleven.