Republic Act 8745: General Appropriations Act of 1999
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 NINE, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
“Sec. 28. Programs/Projects Related to Gender and Development (GAD) – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), in consultation with the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), shall formulate a set of guidelines for the implementation of programs/projects related to GAD.
In consultation with the NCRFW, all departments, offices, agencies, state universities and colleges, government owned and controlled corporations and other instrumentalities, shall formulate a GAD plan, designed to address gender issues, in accordance with R.A. 7192 and the Philippine Plan for Gender-Responsive Development (PPGD), 1995-2025. The cost of implementation of the GAD plan shall be at least five percent (5%) of the agency’s total 1999 budget appropriation.
All concerned government entities shall submit their GAD plan to the NCRFW for review. They shall likewise submit annual reports to Congress, the DBM and the NCRFW, indicating the accomplishments and amounts utilized to implement GAD-related programs/projects/activities.
Approved: December 30, 1998
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