Republic Act 8250: General Appropriations Act of 1997
“AN ACT APPROPRIATING FUNDS FOR THE OPERATION OF THE GOVERNMENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES FROM JANUARY ONE TO DECEMBER THIRTY ONE, NINETEEN HUNDRED NINETY SEVEN, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES“
“Sec. 28. Gender-Responsive Projects. – All departments, bureaus, offices and agencies shall set aside a minimum amount of five percent (5%) out of their 1997 appropriations to be used for projects designed to address gender issues in accordance with R.A. No. 7192.
The concerned departments, bureaus, offices and agencies shall submit semestral reports to Congress, the Department of Budget and Management and the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women indicating the amounts utilized to implement such gender-responsive projects and activities.
The implementation of this Section shall be in accordance with the guidelines jointly issued by the National Economic and Development Authority and the Department of Budget and Management.
Approved: February 12, 1997
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