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REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
METROPOLITAN MANILA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

RULES AND REGULATIONS IMPLEMENTING R. A. 7924,
THE LAW CREATING THE
METROPOLITAN MANILA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

WHEREAS, the Congress of the Philippines enacted Republic Act No. 7924, declaring the Metropolitan Manila as a special development and administrative region comprising of cities and municipalities in the area under the direct supervision of the President of the Philippines, and creating the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority to replace the Metropolitan Manila Authority which was constituted under and by virtue of Executive Order No. 392, dated January 9, 1990;

WHEREAS, RA 7924 invests the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority with responsibilities for the effective delivery of metro-wide services in Metropolitan Manila; and
WHEREAS, there is a need not only to effect the orderly transfer of powers and functions, officials and employees, assets and liabilities, including changes in organizational structure, expanded jurisdiction, policy directions and programs, but also to clarify or explain said provisions in order to achieve harmony or congruity with other existing laws and rules and regulations.

NOW THEREFORE, be it resolved, as it is hereby resolved, pursuant to Section 6 of RA 7924, that the Metro Manila Council hereby adopts and endorses to the President of the Republic of the Philippines for approval the following rules and regulations:

RULE I

GENERAL PROVISIONS

Section 1. Title - These rules shall be known, cited and referred to as the ÒRules and Regulations Implementing Republic Act No. 7924, Creating the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority.Ó
Sec. 2 Purpose - These rules and promulgated to prescribe the guidelines and procedures for the implementation of RA 7924 which took effect on March 23, 1995, in order to facilitate compliance therewith and achieve the herein State policy and objectives.

Sec. 3 Declaration of Policy and Objective - It is the policy of the State to treat Metropolitan Manila as a special development and administrative region, and to delineate and consider certain basic services affecting or involving Metro Manila as metro-wide services, the delivery of which the Authority shall plan, supervise, regulate, monitor, coordinate, or implement, where appropriate, in conformity with national government policies without prejudice to the autonomy of the local governments affected.

Sec. 4 Scope of Application - These Rules and Regulations shall apply to all local governments comprising the special development and administrative region of Metropolitan Manila and agencies of the national government operating in Metropolitan Manila.

RULE II

METROPOLITAN MANILA DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY

Sec. 5 Creation - The Metropolitan Manila Development Authority, hereinafter referred to as the Authority, shall replace the Metropolitan Manila Authority constituted under Executive Order No. 392 dated January 9, 1990.

The Authority shall be attached to the Office of the President for policy and program coordination.
The affairs of Metropolitan Manila, which is composed of the cities of Caloocan, Makati, Mandaluyong, Manila, Muntinlupa, Pasay, Pasig, Quezon and the municipalities of Las Pi–as, Malabon, Marikina, Navotas, Para–aque, Pateros, San Juan, Tagig, and Valenzuela, shall be administered by the Authority.

Sec. 6 Scope of Services of the Authority - The scope of services of the Authority shall cover those which have metro-wide impact and transcend local political boundaries or entail huge expenditures such that it would not be viable for said services to be provided by the individual local government units [LGUs] comprising Metropolitan Manila. These services shall include:

a. Development planning which includes the preparation of medium and long-term development plans; the development, evaluation...
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