- Turnover of Gov't. Vehicles and Other Equipment of Outgoing Officials Prior to Separation form Office
- Memorandum Circular No. 34
February 19, 1993
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 34
REQUIRING SETTLEMENT, SURRENDER, AND/OR TURNOVER OF GOVERNMENT VEHICLES AND OTHER EQUIPMENT OF OUTGOING OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES PRIOR TO THE EFFECTIVITY OF THEIR TRANSFER, RESIGNATION, RETIREMENT, OR SEPARATION FROM OFFICE
The attention of this Office has been invited by Department Secretaries to the growing incidence of non-turnover/non-surrender by outgoing government officials and employees of government property, such as vehicles, communications equipment, and other government assets, thereby hampering smooth operations of affected agencies. EHcaAI
Pursuant to existing rules and regulations, and in the interest of public service, all heads of departments, bureaus, offices, agencies, and instrumentalities of the government, including government-owned or controlled corporations, are hereby directed to require all outgoing government officials and employees in their respective offices to effect a physical turnover of all government assets in their custody, such as vehicles, communication facilities, and all other equipment prior to the effectivity of their transfer to other agencies, resignation, retirement, or separation from office. Otherwise, clearance from their accountabilities shall not be issued and these equipment shall be physically retrieved from them.
All administrative and criminal sanctions within the existing laws, rules, and regulations shall be applied to any one (officials or employees), who by collusion, design, or negligence, shall be found guilty of any violation hereof. TaSEHC
Strict compliance herewith is enjoined.
Manila, February 19, 1993