Laws and Policies

 

This page contains trade and industry-related laws and policies and relevant Presidential Directives and Issuances.

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Department Administrative Orders

Department Administrative Order No. 21-02

In the Matter of the Definitive General Safeguard Measures on the Importation of Cement From Various Countries

Date of Issuance – March 3, 2021

Department Administrative Order No. 21-01 s.2021

Amending DAO No. 20-11 on the Preliminary Determination of the Safeguard Measures Case on the Importation of Motor Vehicles From Various Countries

Published: February 24, 2021
Draft DAO on DTI Plate as of January 29, 2021

Mandatory Display and Posting of DTI Plate of Recognition by Holders of Certificates of Recognition Issued by the Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau of the Department of Trade Industry.

Department Administrative Order No. 20-06 s. 2020

The New Technical Regulation Concerning the Mandatory Product Certification of Plywood.

Date of Issuance – October 8, 2020

Department Administrative Order No. 20-07 s.2020

Revised Guidelines on the Recognition of Consumer Organizations (COs).

Date of Issuance – October 9, 2020

Department Administrative Order 19-15, Series of 2019

Guidelines for Registration of Installation Facilities of Speed Limiter.

Date of Issuance – May 19, 2019

Department Administrative Order No. 20-05, s. 2020

Development of a Philippine Online Dispute Resolution System (PODRS)

Date of Issuance – September 29, 2020

Department Administrative Order No. 20-02, S.2020

Revised Rules of Mediation and Adjudication of DTI.

Date of Issuance : February 7, 2020

Department Administrative Order No. 18-05

Amending DAO 3S. 2002 and DAO 3, S. 2003 to transfer the implementation of the DTI Accreditation/Recognition Program of Motor Vehicle Private Emission Testing Centers (PETCs) from the Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS) to the Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB) and the management thereof to the Consumer Protection Advocacy Bureau (CPAB)

Date of Issuance – July 05, 2018

Department Administrative Order No. 08, s. 2006

Prescribing Guidelines for the Protection of Personal Data in Information and Communications System in the Private Sector

Date of Issuance – July 21, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 8, s. 2003

Guideline for the Mandatory Accreditation of Rebuilding Centers

Date of Issuance – October 10, 2003

Department Administrative Order No. 7, s. 1995

Rules and Regulations amending Certain Provisions of DAO No. 80 Series of 1982 as amended by DAO No. 15 Series of 1990

Date of Issuance – July 27, 1995

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 1988

Modifying Ministry Order No. 39, S. of 1985, as amended, for the purpose of lifting the requirements as accreditation of seminar for real estate brokers/appraises, as a pre-requisite for the grant of license, as well as changing certain requirements for qualification of real estate brokers

Date of Issuance – March 29, 1988

Department Administrative Order No. 12, s. 2006

Further Amendments to Certain Provisions of Department of Trade Administrative Order No. 80, Series of 1982 as amended

Date of Issuance – December 4, 2006

Department Administrative Order. No. 19-90 S.2019

Mandating the Use of the Filipino and/or English Language in Signages, Billboards, Advertisements, Brochures, Fliers, Notices, Advisories, Labels, Price Tags/Lists, Menus, Receipts, and other Business/Marketing Materials

Date of Issuance – June 21, 2019

Department Administrative Order No. 19-03 S.2019

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10962 Otherwise Known as The “Gift Check Act of 2017”

Date of Issuance – February 18, 2019

Department Administrative Order No.17-07, s. 2017

Guidelines on the Recognition of Consumer Organizations (COs)

Date of Issuance – December 29, 2017

Department Administrative Order No. 14-4, s. 2014

Amendments to the Department Administrative Order No. 14-3 series of 2014 (DAO 14-3, S.2 014) otherwise known as The Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10642, An Act strengthening Consumer Protection in the purchase of Brand New Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – December 15, 2014

Department Administrative Order No. 14-3, s. 2014

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10642, An Act strengthening Consumer Protection in the purchase of Brand New Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – November 17, 2014

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 1993

Rules and Regulations implementing Republic Act No. 7394, Otherwise known as The Consumer Act of the Philippines

Date of Issuance – June 10, 1993

Department Administrative Order No. 08, s. 2003

Guidelines for the Mandatory Accreditation of Rebuilding Centers

Date of Issuance – October 10, 2003

Department Administrative Order No. 06, s. 2017

New Rules and Regulations concerning the Mandatory Certification of Portland Cement and Blended Hydraulic Cement with Pozzolan

Date of Issuance – November 13, 2017

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 2017

New Guidelines for Mandatory Certification of Portland Cement and Blended Hydraulic Cement with Pozzolan Covered by PNS 07:2005 and PNS 63:2006 Respectively

Date of Issuance – May 17, 2017

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 2017

New Guidelines for Mandatory Certification of Portland Cement and Blended Hydraulic Cement with Pozzolan Covered by PNS 07:2005 and PNS 63:2006 Respectively

Date of Issuance – March 17, 2017

Department Administrative Order No. 09, s. 2006

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for Safety Glass for Road Vehicle

Date of Issuance – September 4, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 09, s. 1997

Prescribing a Revised Schedule of Testing Fees of the Bureau of Product Standards Testing Center

Date of Issuance – October 31, 1997

Department Administrative Order No. 9, s. 1991

Amending DTI-DAO No. 7, series of 1990 – Policies and Guidelines on Metrication

Date of Issuance – July 23, 1991

Department Administrative Order No. 9, s. 1987

Standardization of Magnet Wires

Date of Issuance – July 23, 1987

Department Administrative Order No. 09-08, s. 2009

Guidelines on Warranties on Energy Efficient Lamps and Ballasts

Date of Issuance – November 3, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 08, s. 2008

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for Zinc and Zinc-alloy-coated Steel Barbed Wires

Date of Issuance – August 15, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 08, s. 1997

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for switches for household and similar fixed-electrical installation; plugs and socket-outlets for household and similar purposes; and general use snap switches

Date of Issuance – November 5, 1997

Department Administrative Order No. 8, s. 1988

Labelling of Finished Textile Fabrics, Ready-Made Garments and Piece Goods

Department Administrative Order No. 8, s. 1987

Standardization of Carbon Steel Wire Rods

Date of Issuance – July 23, 1987

Department Administrative Order No. 07, s. 2008

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for Equal Leg Angle Bars

Date of Issuance – March 24, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 07, s. 2002

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Polyethylene (PE) pipes for water supply and Grey iron pipes for pressure water lines.

Date of Issuance – August 27, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 7, s. 1990

Policies and Guidelines on Metrication

Date of Issuance – April 26, 1990

Department Administrative Order No. 06, s. 2006

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for low carbon steel wires – Plain/annealed/zinc coated

Date of Issuance – July 5, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 06, s. 2004

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for Power transformers, power supply units and similar devices
Date of Issuance – May 6, 2004

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1996

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Clean Extinguishing Agent – Halon Substitute Portable Fire Extinguisher (Specifications).

Date of Issuance – August 8, 1996

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1995

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Pneumatic Tires (Specifications).

Date of Issuance – June 26, 1995

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1987

Standardization of Pressurized Kerosene Stoves

Date of Issuance – July 23, 1987

Department Administrative Order No. 10-05, s. 2010

Recall of PNS 127:2004 – Cold-reduced carbon steel sheet of commercial and drawing qualities – Specifications from the list of Mandatory Philippine National Standards

Date of Issuance – June 28, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 2008

The New Rules and Regulations concerning the Issuance of Import Commodity Clearance under the Product Certification Mark Scheme of the Bureau of Product Standards (BPS)

Date of Issuance – February 7, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 2002

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Steel bars for concrete reinforcement and Rerolled steel bars for concrete reinforcement.

Date of Issuance – August 6, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 2000

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for Fire Protection and Fire Fighting Equipment

Date of Issuance – October 18, 2000

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 1997

Amending PNS 15-5:1995, as implemented by DAO 6, series of 1996 This standard specifies requirements for metal bodied, clean extinguishing agent-halon substitute portable fire extinguishers without any special feature.

Date of Issuance – August 20, 1997

Department Administrative Order No. 5, s. 1996

Guidelines for the Return or Disposal of DTI-BPS Tested Product Samples

Date of Issuance – July 11, 1996

Department Administrative Order No. 5, s. 1992

(Ammendment) Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Halogenated Hydrocarbon (Halon Type) Portable Fire Extinguishers.

Date of Issuance – January 14, 1993

Department Administrative Order No. 5, s. 1991

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers, Halogenated Hydrocarbon (Halon Type) Portable Fire Extinguishers, and Pozzolan Cement.

Date of Issuance – February 27, 1991

Department Administrative Order No. 5, s. 1987

Standardization of Ballasts for High Pressure Mercury Vapor Lamps

Department Administrative Order No. 11-04, s. 2011

Mandatory Philippine National Standards (PNS) for various electrical and electronics products

Department Administrative Order No. 04, s. of 2008

The New Rules and Regulations concerning the Philippine Standard (PS) Quality and/or Safety Certification Mark scheme of the Bureau of Product Standards (BPS)

Date of Issuance – February 7, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 04, s. 2002

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Safety-belts and Restraint Systems

Date of Issuance – July 31, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 04, s. 2000

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Safety matches for commercial purposes, Rubber inner tubes for pneumatic tires, and Sanitary wares.

Date of Issuance – August 9, 2000

Department Administrative Order No. 4, s. 1996

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of lamps, electric wires, kitchen appliances, and other house appliances.

Date of Issuance – June 10, 1996

Department Administrative Order No. 11-03, s. 2011

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of safety glazing materials and their installation on vehicles, pneumatic tyres for motor vehicles and their trailers, and pneumatic tyres for commercial vehicles and their trailers.

Department Administrative Order No. 03, s. 2008

Rules and Regulations concerning the Safety of Low Voltage Equipment

Date of Issuance – February 7, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 03, s. 2001

Timetable for Compliance with RA 8970 (All manufacturers, importers, distributors, wholesalers andretailers of laundry and industrial detergents are given schedule/period within which to comply or make the necessary adjustments relative to the said IRR).

Date of Issuance – May 11, 2001

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 1998

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – For all manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of lighters.

Date of Issuance – February 19, 1999

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 1987

Standardization of Fire Hose

Department Administrative Order No. 14-2, s. 2014

Implementing Guidelines for the Mandatory Certification of Audio & Video Products covered by PNS IEC 60065:2007 – Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus – Safety Requirements

Date of Issuance – April 1, 2014

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 2005

Mandatory Philippine National Standard (PNS) for Electric copper wires and cables

Date of Issuance – February 15, 2005

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 2002

Defining the Responsibilities and Liabilities of Manufacturers, Importers, Traders, Wholesalers, Distributors, Retailers and or their Agents, with regard to products covered by Mandatory Product Certification and Prescribing Penalties for Violation thereof

Date of Issuance – July 01, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 2001

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 8970

Date of Issuance – May 11, 2001

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 1998

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of monobloc chair, monobloc stool, and plastic table.

Date of Issuance – October 9, 1998

Department Administrative Order No. 13, s. 2008

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Fireworks

Date of Issuance – December 24, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 12, s. 2008

Mandatory Philippine National Standards related to the use of LPG and CNG in Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – September 29, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 11, s. 2006

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Blended Hydraulic Cement with Pozzolan

Date of Issuance – November 28, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 09-10, s. 2009

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for hot-dip metallic-coated steel sheets for roofing

Date of Issuance – November 23, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 10, s. 2008

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Protective Helmets and their Visors for Drivers and Passengers of Motor Cycles and Mopeds

Date of Issuance – September 8, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 10, s. 1999

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Electrical Products – Boxes for rigid metal conduits

Date of Issuance – October 28, 1999

Department Administrative Order No. 01, s. 2006

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Portland Cement

Date of Issuance – February 7, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 01, s. 1998

Repeal of DAO No. 8, series of 1996 and sub-section 1.5 of DAO No. 2, series of 1989

Date of Issuance – January 16, 1998

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1987

Standardization of Medical Grade Oxygen in Cylinders

Department Administrative Order No. 15-01, s. 2015

Measures to facilitate the issuance of the Import Commodity Clearance

Department Administrative Order No. 03, s. 2003

Amendment to DAO 03 series 2002, providing the transfer of management of the DTI Accreditation of Motor Vehicle Private Emission Testing Centers (PETCs) to the Bureau of Product Standards (BPS)

Date of Issuance – April 15, 2003

Department Administrative Order No. 03, s. 2002

Rules and Regulations concerning the issuance of DTI Accreditation of Motor Vehicle Private Emission Testing Centers (PETCs)

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 2008

Lifting of the Moratorium/Non-Acceptance of Private Emission Testing Centers’ (PETCs) Application

Date of Issuance – January 31, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1991

Amending Ministry Order No. 69, series of 1983, to include the Decree on the Protection of Intellectual Property in the enumeration of Trade and Industry Laws

Date of Issuance – June 7, 1991

Department Administrative Order No. 01, s. 2000

Further Amending Ministry Order No. 69, series of 1983, as amended, to include Republic Act No. 8293 (Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines) in the enumeration of Trade and Industry Laws therein, and for other purposes

Date of Issuance – October 7, 1983

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1992

Amending Ministry Order No. 69, series of 1983, as amended by Department Administrative Order No. 6, series of 1991, to include Republic Act No. 7042 (The Foreign Investments Act of 1991) and Executive Order No. 259, series of 1987 (An Act to Rationalize the Soap and Detergent Surfactant Industry) in the enumeration of Trade and Industry Laws

Date of Issuance – February 20, 1992

PSB Administrative Order No. 6, s. 2005

Philippine Shippers’ Bureau – Revised Rules on Freight Forwarding

Date of Issuance – November 23, 2005

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1999

Prescribing a revised schedule of fees and charges, and for other procedures

Date of Issuance – July 14, 1999

Department Administrative Order No. 09, s. 2002

Providing Rules on Price Tags/Labels Authorizing the use of Shelf Pricing in combination with Modern Technology for Automatic Product Identification

Date of Issuance – September 10, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 09-07, s. 2009

Deputation of All Field Personnel of the National Bureau of Investigation to strictly implement the Provisions of R.A. No. 7581, otherwise known as the “Price Act”

Date of Issuance – October 2, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 09-06, s. 2009

Directing All Market Administrators to strictly implement the Provisions of R.A. No. 7581, otherwise known as the “Price Act”

Date of Issuance – September 30, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 4, s. 1999

Amending the provisions of Department Administrative Order No. 2, series of 1993 specifically Section 1, Rule XI, Chapter IV, Title III thereof (Requiring Clear Indication of Prices in Price Tags, Lists) and Rule IV, Chapter VI, Title III thereof (Price Advertising)

Date of Issuance – April 27, 1999

Department Administrative Order No. 10, s. 2006

Reiterating the Rules on Price Tags/Labels and Providing Prohibition Against the Imposition of a Surcharge, Extra Charge or Additional Charge in the Use of Credit/Automated Teller Machine (ATM)/Debit Cards for Payment of Purchases of Consumer Products or Services

Date of Issuance – October 18, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 09-09, s. 2009

Amending Section 6 of DAO No. 10, series of 2002, as amended by DAO No. 7, series of 2003 (Amending Department Administrative Order No. 16, series of 1990 – Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Consumer Organizations pursuant to Letter of Instructions No. 1337, to include General Provisions; New Accreditation Procedures and Conditions of Accreditation; Duties and Responsibilities of Accredited Consumer Organizations; and Roles of the Department of Trade and Industry) for the Purpose of Modifying Qualification of an Applicant

Date of Issuance – November 3, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 08, s. 2002

Rules and Regulations Implementing Article 53 of the Consumer Act of the Philippines (R.A. 7394) in Relation to Section 8 Rule II, Chapter I, Title III of Department Administrative Order No. 2, series of 1993 Prohibiting Chain Distribution Plans or Pyramid Sales Schemes in the Sale of Consumer Products

Date of Issuance – August 28, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 07, s. 2006

Instituting the Simplified and Uniform Rules of Procedure for Administrative Cases Filed with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for Violations of the Consumer Act of the Philippines and Other Trade and Industry Laws

Date of Issuance – July 14, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 07, s. 2003

Amending Certain Provisions of Department Administrative Order No. 10, series of 2002 entitled “Amending Department Administrative Order No. 16, series of 1990 (Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Consumer Organizations pursuant to LOI 1337, to include General Provisions; New Accreditation Procedures and Conditions of Accreditation; Duties and Responsibilities of Accredited Consumer Organizations; and Roles of the Department of Trade and Industry”

Date of Issuance – September 4, 2003

Department Administrative Order No. 06, s. 2007

Revised Schedule of Administrative Fines for Violations of the Consumer Act of the Philippines and some Trade and Industry Laws

Date of Issuance – August 24, 2007

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 2007

Rules on Mediation in the Resolution of Inquiries, Complaints and/or Cases Filed with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for Violations of the Consumer Act of the Philippines and Other Trade and Industry Laws Supplementing Department Administrative Order No. 07, series of 2006

Date of Issuance – July 19, 2007

Department Administrative Order No. 14-4, s. 2014

Amendments to the Department Administrative Order No. 14-3 series of 2014 (DAO 14-3, s. 2014) otherwise known as the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No.10642, an Act Strengthening Consumer Protection in the Purchase of brand new Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – December 15, 2014

Department Administrative Order No. 10-04, s. 2010

Guidelines on the Issuance, Use and Redemption of Gift Checks, Certificates of Gift Cards in accordance with Republic Act No. 7394 or the Consumer Act of the Philippines, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – June 25, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 14-3, s. 2014

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10642, an Act Strengthening Consumer Protection in the Purchase of brand new Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – November 17, 2014

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 1993

Amending Department Order No. 124, series of 1992

Date of Issuance – June 30, 1993

Department Administrative Order 13-02, s. 2013

Amendments to Certain Provisions of:1. Department Administrative Order (DAO) No. 05, series of 2007 (“Rules on Mediation in the Resolution of Inquiries, Complaints and/or Cases Filed the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for Violations of the Consumer Act of the Philippines and Other Trade and Industry Laws Supplementing Department Administrative Order No. 07, series of 2006”); and2. Department Administrative Order (DAO) No. 07, series of 2006 (“Instituting the Simplified and Uniform Rules of Procedure for Administrative Cases Filed with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for Violations of the Consumer Act of the Philippines and Other Trade and Industry Laws”)

Date of Issuance – December 18, 2013

Department Administrative Order No. 10-02, s. 2010

Addenda to Department Administrative Order No. 2, series of 1993 or the Rules and Regulations implementing Republic Act No. 7394, otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines particularly Chapter VI thereof on Sales Promotion

Date of Issuance – February 12, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 1993

Rules and Regulations implementing Republic Act No. 7394, otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines

Date of Issuance – June 10, 1993

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 1991

Amending the Provisions of Commerce Administrative Order No. 2, series of 1962 as amended, governing the packaging, labeling, marking or branding of products manufactured in and/or imported in the Philippines

Date of Issuance – February 7, 1991

Department Administrative Order No. 14, s. 1990

Modifying Ministry Order No. 69 Series of 1983, to include provisions of the New Civil Code on Warranties of a Seller and Batas Pambansa Bilang 8 in the enumeration of “Trade and Industry Laws”

Date of Issuance – November 28, 1990

Department Administrative Order No. 10, s. 2002

Amending Department Order No. 16, series of 1990 – Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Consumer Organizations pursuant to LOI 1337, to include general provisions; new accreditation procedures and conditions of accreditation; duties and responsibilities of accredited consumer organizations ; and Roles of the Department of Trade and Industry

Department Administrative Order No. , s. 2008

Addenda to the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 7394, otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines or the Department Administrative Order No. 2, series of 1993 on the Matter of Chapter IV on Labeling and Fair Packaging

Date of Issuance – January 21, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1994

Designating DTI Regional/Provincial Directors as NCAC Coordinators

Date of Issuance – January 5, 1994

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1990

Creation of Special Task Forces and Guidelines on the implementation of National Emergency Memorandum Order No. 7, entitled “Directing emergency measures to protect the people from hoarding, profiteering, injurious speculations, manipulation of prices and other pernicious practices affecting the supply of palay and rice”

Date of Issuance – February 12, 1990

Department Administrative Order No. 9, s. 2010

Prescribing rules governing the accreditation of Certification authorities for Digital Signatures

Date of Issuance – September 29, 2010

Department Administrative Order No.8, s. 2006

Prescribing guidelines for the Protection of Personal Data in Information and Communications System in the Private Sector

Date of Issuance – July 21, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 2011

Prescribing Rules And Guidelines For The Implementation Of Executive Order No. 810, Series Of 2009, Entitled “Institutionalizing The Certification Scheme For Digital Signatures And Directing The Application Of Digital Signatures In E-government Services”.

Date of Issuance – February 18, 2011

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 2017

Revised lmplementing Guidelines for the Administration of the BMBE Development Fund

Date of Issuance – May 2, 2017

Department Administrative Order No. 9, s. 2008

Rules and Regulations to implement Republic Act No. 6977, as amended by Republic Act No. 8289, and further amended by Republic Act No. 9501 otherwise known as the amended “Magna Carta for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises”

Date of Issuance – August 20, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 4, s. 2009

Operating guidelines in the Implementation of Republic Act No. 7470, otherwise known as the “National Economic Research and Business Assistance Center of the Philippines Act of 1992”

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 2006

Implementing Guidelines for the Administration of the BMBE Development Fund under Section 10 of Republic Act 9178, otherwise known as the Barangay Micro Business Enterprises Act of 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 14-5, s. 2014

Implementing rules and regulations for Republic Act No. 10644 an act promoting job generation and inclusive growth through the development of micro, small and medium enterprises, otherwise known as the “Go Negosyo Act”

Date of Issuance – December 19, 2014

Department Administrative Order No. 12, s. 1995

Rules and Regulations implementing R.A. no. 7882 entitled “An Act Providing Assistance to Women Engaging in Micro and Cottage Business Enterprises, and for other purposes”

Date of Issuance – November 13, 1995

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 2003

Implementing rules and regulation of R.A. 9178, otherwise known as the “Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBEs) Act of 2002”

Date of Issuance – February 7, 2003

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 2009

Implementing Rules and Regulation on the Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) availment for Philippine imports of TINPLATE (TP). Hot rolled (HR) and Cold Rolled (CR) steel from Japan under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA)

Date of Issuance – April 17, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 1996

Guidelines in the use of New Export Declaration (ED) Form

Date of Issuance – May 26, 1996

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 1995

Accreditation of exporters vis-a-vis incentives under the Export Development Act (R.A No. 7884)

Date of Issuance – May 10, 1995

Department Administrative Order No. 19, s. 2019

Department Administrative Order No. 19-04, S. 2019: Guidelines in Resolving Export Trade Complaints Formally Lodged with the Department of Trade and Industry, Revising DAO NO. 14-1, Series of 2014

Date of Issuance – February 22, 2019

Department Administrative Order No. 8, s. 2010

Further amending the revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Act No. 3883, as amended, otherwise known as the Business Name Law

Date of Issuance – September 30, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 7, s. 2010

Guidelines in implementing the Nationwide Upscaling of Reforms in processing business permits and licenses in all cities and municipalities in the Philippines

Date of Issuance – August 6, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 2010

Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Act No. 3883, as amended otherwise known as the Business Name Law

Date of Issuance – April 22, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 10, s. 2010

Further amending the revised Implementing Rules and Regulation of Act No. 3883, as amended, otherwise known as the Business Name Law, prescribing for New Registration Fees

Date of Issuance – December 15, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 2013

Further amending the revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Act No. 3883, as amended, otherwise known as the Business Name Law

Date of Issuance – June 28, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 2010

Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Act No. 3883, as amended otherwise known as the Business Name Law

Date of Issuance – February 8, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 2010

Transfer of the import-related functions of garments and textile import services to the Board of Investments

Date of Issuance – June 28, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 2003

Implementing Rules and Regulation of Executive Order No. 180

Date of Issuance – August 6, 2003

Department Administrative Order No. 12, s. 1999

Transfer of the import-related functions of garments and textile import services to the Board of Investments

Date of Issuance – June 28, 2010

Ministry Order No. 32, s. 1985

Rules and regulations on the accreditation of enterprises engaged in the service and repair of motor vehicles, heavy equipment, engine and engineering works; electronics, electrical,air conditioning and refrigeration; office machines and data processing equipment; medical and dental equipment, and other consumer mechanical and industrial equipment, alliances or devices, including the technical personnel employed therein

Department Order No. 69, s. 1993

Further amending certain provision of Ministry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, as amended (Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Service and Repair Enterprises

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1988

In the interest of the service and pursuant to Section 1 of Department Administrative Order No. 1, Series of 1988, amending Rule X of Minsitry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, entitles “Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Enterprises, etc.” the following are herby appointed to the National Accreditation Committee of Services and Repair Enterprises

Department Administrative Order No. 4, s. 1995

Further amending certain provisions of Ministry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, as amended (Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Service and Repair Enterprises)

Date of Issuance – May 19, 1995

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 2006

Further amending certain provisions of Ministry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, as amended, particularly providing for Standard Classification for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Service and Repair Enterprises

Date of Issuance – March 29, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 1994

Further amending certain provisions of Ministry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, as amended by Department Order No. 69 Series of 1993 (Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Service and Repair Enterprises

Date of Issuance – June 2, 1994

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1988

Amending Rule X of Ministry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, entitled “Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Enterprises engaged in the Service and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Heavy Equipment, Engine and Engineering Works; Electronics, Electrical, Air conditioning and Refrigeration; Office Machines and Data Processing Equipment; Medical and Dental Equipment, and Other Consumer Mechanical and Industrial Equipment, Appliances or Devices, including the Technical Personnel employed therein”

Date of Issuance – February 10, 1988

Executive Orders

Executive Order No. 259

An Act to Rationalize the Soap and Detergent Surfactant Industry and thereby promote and expand the Utilization of Chemicals derived from Coconut Oil and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – July 25, 1987

Executive Order No. 443, s. 2005

Exempting Donated Used Motor Vehicles to Local Government Units from the Prohibition of Importation of Used Motor Vehicles Under Article 2, Section 3 of Executive Order No. 156 (s. 2002) entitled “Providing for a Comprehensice Industrial Policy and Directions for the Motor Vehicle Development Program and its Implementing Guidelines” and from the Imposition of Specific Additional Duty Under Executive Order No. 418 (s. 2005) entitled “Modifying the Tariff Nomenclature and Rates of Import Duty on Used Motor Vehicles Under Section 104 of the Tariff and Customs Code of 1978 (Presidential Decree No. 1464, as Amended)”

Date of Issuance – July 5, 2005

Executive Order No. 877 -A, s. 2010

The Comprehensive Motor Vehicle Development Program

Date of Issuance – June 3, 2010

Executive Order 156, s. 2002

Providing for a Comprehensive Industrial Policy and Directions for the Motor Vehicle Development Program and its Implementing Guidelines

Date of Issuance – December 12, 2002

Executive Order No. 156

Providing for a Comprehensive Industrial Policy and Directions for the Motor Vehicle Development Program and its Implementing Guidelines

Date of Issuance – December 12, 2002

Executive Order No. 584

Promulgating the Seventh Regular Foreign Investment Negative List

Date of Issuance – December 8, 2006

Executive Order No. 1037

Creating the Philippine Retirement Park System, Providing funds therefor and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – July 4, 1985

Executive Order No. 913

Strengthening the Rule-making and Adjudicatory Powers of the Minister of Trade and Industry in order to further protect consumers

Executive Order No. 242-A

Modifying Executive Order No. 242 dated July 24, 1987, which amends Executive Order No. 133, series of 1987, entitled “Reorganizing Department of Trade and Industry, and for other purposes”

Date of Issuance- July 26, 1987

Executive Order No. 242

Amending Executive Order No. 133, series of 1987 entitled “Reorganizing the Department of Trade and Industry, its Attached Agencies, and for other purposes”

Date of Issuance – July 24, 1987

Executive Order No. 133 – DTI Law

Reorganizing the Department of Department of Trade and Industry, its Attached Agencies, and for other purposes

Date of Issuance – February 27, 1987

Joint Administrative Orders

Joint DICT-DOST-DTI Administrative Order No. 001-2020

Establishing the Steering Committee under the Innovative Startup Act

Date of Issuance – March 22, 2021

Joint Administrative Order No. 20-01

Adoption of Processes for the Expedited Release of Refrigerated Containers and Dry Vans During the Period of Enhanced Community Quarantine

Date of Issuance : April 02, 2020 

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 2020-01
DENR-DTI-DOTC JAO No.1, Series of 2007

Amended Guidelines and Procedures for the monitoring of Accredited and Authorized Private Emission Testing Centers (PETC) and LTO Emission Testing Activities

Date of Issuance – December 07, 2007

DTI-DOTC JAO No.01, Series of 2001

Guidelines for Accreditation and Authorization of Motor Vehicle Emission Testing Centers

Date of Issuance – July 11, 2001

Joint DTI-DOH-DA Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1993

Rules and Regulations Implementing the Provisions of Chapter III Title V of the Republic Act No. 7394 otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines

Date of Issuance – December 27, 1993

Joint DTI-DICT-NTC-NPC-DOJ Administrative Order No. 18-01, s. 2018

Administrative Procedures on Addressing Consumer Issues and Concerns Pertaining to Telecommunications Industry And Speedy Resolution of Consumer Complaints.

Date of Issuance – December 21, 2018

Joint DOTC-DTI Administrative Order No. 01, s. 2012

Providing for a Bill of Rights for Air Passengers and Carrier Obligations

Date of Issuance – December 10, 2012

Joint Administrative Order No. 3 s. 2000

Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 8800

Joint Administrative Order No. 1 s. 2000

Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 8752

Joint Administrative Order No. 2 s. 2000

Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 8751

Joint DTI-DA-DOE Administrative Order No. 17-01, s. 2017

Amendments to Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order (JAO) No. 02, SERIES OF 2008 entitled “Granting of Discounts to Persons with Disability on the Purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities Pursuant to R.A. No. 9442, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons”

Date of Issuance – February 17, 2017

Joint DTI-DA-DOE Administrative Order No. 17-02, s. 2017

Amendments to Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order (JAO) No. 10-02, Series of 2010 entitled “Grant of Special Discounts to Senior Citizens on the Purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities” and Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order (JAO} No. 12-02, Series of 2012 entitled “Granting Special Discounts to Senior Citizens on Purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities”

Date of Issuance – February 17, 2017

Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order No. 12-02, s. 2012

Amendments to Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order No. 10-02, series of 2010 (JAO 10-02, s. 2010) Granting Special Discounts to Senior Citizens on the purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities

Date of Issuance – August 24, 2012

Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order No. 10-02, s. 2010

Implementing Rules and Regulations on the Grant of Special Discounts to Senior Citizens on the Purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities pursuant to Section 4 (j) of R.A. No. 9994, otherwise known as the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 Repealing DTI DAO No. 3, series of 2010 and DA issued AO No. 37, series of 2005

Date of Issuance – October 15, 2010

DTI-DA-DOH-DENR-DOE Joint Administrative Order No. 13-1, s. 2013

Amendments to the DTI, DA, DOH, DENR Joint Administrative Order No. 1. series of 1993 (JAO 1, s. 1993) otherwise known as the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 7581 (Price Act)

Date of Issuance – December 16, 2013 

Joint Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 2006

Guidelines implementing R.A. 8792 on Electronic Payment and Collection System (EPCS) in Government

Date of Issuance – October 25, 2006

Joint DTI-DENR-DA-DOF-DOH-DILG-DOLE-DOTC Administrative Order No. 01, s. 2009

The Adoption and Implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)

Date of Issuance – May 25, 2009

Joint DTI-DOF-BOC-BIR Administrative Order No. 01, s. 2004

Revised Rules and Regulations implementing R.A. No. 8502, otherwise known as, The “Jewelry Industry Development Act of 1998”

Date of Issuance – May 27, 2004

Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order No. 02

Implementing Rules and Regulations on the Grand of Special Discounts to Persons with Disability on the Purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities pursuant to Section 32 (j) of R.A 9442, otherwise know as the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons and Other Purposes.

Date of Issuance – January 19, 2009

Memorandum Circulars

Memorandum Circular No. 21-11

Implementation of Temporary Measures and Enhanced Compliance Monitoring to Address the Rising Number of COVID-19 Cases

Date of Issuance – March 23, 2021

Memorandum Circular No. 21-10
Memorandum Circular No. 21-03, s. 2021

Grant of Grace Period on the Filing of Applications for Renewal of Accreditation of Service and Repair Enterprises

Date of Issuance – January 13, 2021

Memorandum Circular No. 21-08, s. 2021

Prescribing the Recategorization of Certain Business Activities from Category IV to Category III

Date of Issuance – February 28, 2021

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 2021-001

Amended Guidelines Governing the Conduct of Essential Meetings and Social Events in Areas Under General Community Quarantine.

Date of Issuance – February 20, 2021

Memorandum Circular No. 21-06

Implementation of Financing and Brokering Under Republic Act No. 10697 Otherwise Known as Strategic Trade Management Act.

Date of Issuance – 28 January 2021

DOT-DTI JMC 20-003 s. 2020

Guidelines Governing the Conduct of Essential Work Meetings and Events in Areas Under General Community Quarantine

Date of Issuance – December 29, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-59, series of 2020

Providing the Rules on Gym/Fitness Center and Sports Facility Royalty Fees and Membership Fees During the Period the Establishments Were Temporarily Not Allowed to Operate Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Date of Issuance – November 20, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-60

Guidelines on Warning Letters and Orders for Corrective Action.

Memorandum Circular No. 20-57, series of 2020

Increasing the Allowable Operational Capacity of More Business Establishments or Activities Under Category III.

Date of Issuance – October 31, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-55, series of 2020

Easing of Control Measures in Malls and Commercial Centers Upon Strict Implementation of the Seven Commandments.

Date of Issuance – October 20, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-53, series of 2020

Prescribing the Recategorization of Travel Agencies, Tour Operators, Reservation Service, and Related Activities from Category IV to Category II.

Date of Issuance – October 14, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-47

Guidelines for Export Clearance.

Date of Issuance – 5 August 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-44, series of 2020

Prescribing the Recategorization of Some Business Activities from Category IV to Category III, Additional Services Allowed for Barbershops and Salons, Adjustment of Operating Hours, and Amendment of the IATF Negative List.

Date of Issuance – 1 August 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-39

Increasing the Operating Capacity of the Dine-in Food Establishments, Amending for the Purpose DTI Memorandum Circular no. 20-37, Series of 2020.

Date of issuance – 17 July 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-38

Updated Guidelines for Barbershops and Salons pursuant to IATF Resolution No. 51, series of 2020, Amending for the Purpose DTI Memorandum Circular No. 20-28, series of 2020

Date of issuance – July 5,  2020

Memorandum Circular 20-37

Guidelines On The Implementation Or Minimum Health Protocols For Dine in Services By Restaurants And Fastfood Establishments.

Date of Issuance – June 22, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-36

Lifting the Quantity Limits of Products set by the “Anti-Hoarding and Anti-Panic Buying” Memorandum Circulars.

Date of issuance – 22 June 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-33

Revised Category I – M Business Establishments Or Activities Pursuant To The Revised Omnibus Guidelines On Community Quarantine Dated 22 May 2020 Amending For The Purpose Memorandum Circular 20-22 S. 2020

Date of Issuance – June 7, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-23

Advisory On The Interruption Of Reglementary Periods For The Commencement Of Actions And Claims, Filing Of Pleadings, Promulgation And Rendition Of Orders. Judgments And Resolutk)ns For The Duration Of The Enhanced Community Quarantine In All Dti Offices Including Regional And Provincial Offices

Date of Issuance – May 18, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-27

Guideline On The Temporary Suspension Of Administrative Penalty Under The Strategic Management Act In Light Of The COVID Pandemic

Date of Issuance – 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-26

Guidelines On Export Authorization

Date of Issuance – May 15, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-30

Guidelines on Refund of Payments Made for Events Affected by the State of Public Health Emergency

Date of Issuance – June 2, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-29

Supplemental Guidelines on the Concessions on Residential Rents and Commercial Rents.

Date of Issuance – June 2, 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-22

Business Establishments or Activities Allowed to Operate in Areas Declared Under Enhanced Community Quarantine (Ecq) and General Community Quarantine (Gcq) Pursuant to the Omnibus Guidelines on Community Quarantine as Confirmed and Adopted by The President Under Executive Order No. 112 S. 2020

Date of Issuance – May 05, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-21, series of 2020

Guidelines on the Operations of Malls and Shopping Centers in Areas Declared Under General Community Quarantine (GCQ)

Date of Issuance: May 4, 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-20, series of 2020

Prescribing the Guidelines on the Interruption of the Periods Related to Filing of Appeals Before the Office of the Secretary and Suspension of Rendition of Judgment and Other Actions

Date of Issuance: April 27, 2020

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 20-03, s. 2020

Guidelines on the Implementation of Joint DOH-DTI-DA-DOJ-BOC Circular No. 001 (s2020) on Seizure and Related Proceedings for Goods Necessary to Address the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Pursuant to Republic Act (RA) 7581, as Amended by RA 10623, otherwise known as the Price Act, and RA 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act, in relation to RA 11469, otherwise known as the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act.

Date of Issuance – 30 April 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-19, series of 2020

Grant of Grace Period to File Applications/Submit Reports and Moratorium on Monitoring and Enforcement

Date of Issuance: April 16, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-17, series of 2020

Extension of the Validity of the Philippine Standard (PS) Quality and/or Safety Certification Mark Licenses due to the Enhanced Community Quarantine Over Luzon

Date of issuance: April 14, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-13, series of 2020

STMO’s List of Prohibited End-users

Date of Issuance: April 06, 2020

Memorandum Circular no. 20-15, series of 2020

Extension of Operating Hours for Retail Establishments Authorized to Operate During the Enhanced Community Quarantine.

Date of Issuance: April 11, 2020

Memorandum Circular no. 20-16, series of 2020

Allowing Other Essential Business Activities, Modifying for the Purpose Memorandum Circular No. 20-08, s.2020.

Date of Issuance: April 13, 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-14, series of 2020

Ensuring Enhanced Operations for BPO Companies and Export Enterprises, and their Service Providers, throughout the Extended ECQ.

Date of Issuance: April 11, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-18, series of 2020

Guidelines on the Conduct of Remote Inspection and Sampling

Date of Issuance: April 8, 2020

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 20-01

Special guidelines on the provision of social amelioration measures by the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Labor and Employment, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Agriculture, Department of Finance, Department of Budget and Management, and Department of the Interior and Local Government to the most affected residents of the areas under enhanced community quarantine.

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 20-02

Guidelines on the operations and incentives of covered enterprises engaged in the manufacture, importation, and distribution of certain products, and for other purposes. Pursuant to Republic Act No. 11469, otherwise known as “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act”.

Date of Issuance ; March 28, 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-05, series of 2020

Supplemental Circular based on the memoranda issued by the Executive Secretary on Enhanced Community Quarantine of Luzon dated 16 March 2020 and 18 March 2020, and IATF Resolution No. 13 to ensure the people of business establishments exempted from the home quarantine requirement.

Date of Issuance : March 18, 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-09, series of 2020

Pagpapahalaga sa mga Senior Citizens.

Date of Issuance : March 28, 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-08, series of 2020

Ensuring Unhampered Movement of Cargo and Transit of Personnel of Business Establishments Allowed to Operate During the Enhanced Community Quarantine of Luzon, amending for this purpose MC No.20-06.

Date of issuance: March 21, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-07, s. 2020 : Anti-Hoarding and Anti-Panic Buying
Memorandum Circular No. 20-06, s.2020 : Ensuring Unhampered Movement of Cargo and Transit of Personnel of Business Establishments Allowed to Operate During the Enhanced Community Quarantine of Luzon
Memorandum Circular 20-04 : Prescribing Implementing Guidelines for IATF Resolution No. 12 issued by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases on Social Distancing and Business Operations
Memorandum Circular No. 20-03, series of 2020

Guidelines in Obtaining Non-Strategic Good Certificate

Date of Issuance: March 12, 2020

BPS Memorandum Circular No. 15-3, s. 2015

List of Products under Mandatory Certification

Date of Issuance – January 28, 2015

Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 63-2018

Circularizing the Full Text of Department Administrative Order No. 16-01 Series of 2016 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)

Date of Issuance – July 20, 2018

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 6 S. 2015

Policy guidelines and procedures in the implementation of the Bottom-Up Budgeting projects of FY 2015

Date of Issuance – February 27, 2015

Memorandum Orders

Memorandum Order No. 15-58, 2015

Amended guidelines for the Implementation of 2014 Shared Service Facilities (SSF) Funds

Date of Issuance – January 20, 2015

Memorandum Order No. 13-1627, S. 2013

Guidelines for the Processing, Evaluation, Approval and Monitoring of projects under the DTI Shared Service Facilities Project

Presidential Decrees

Presidential Decree No. 749

Granting Immunity from Prosecution to Givers of Bribes and other Gifts and to their Accomplices in Bribery and other Graft Cases against Public Officers

Date of Issuance – July 18, 1975

Presidential Decree No. 46

Making It Punishable for Public Officials and Employees to Receive, and for Private Persons to Give, Gifts on any Occasion, including Christmas

Date of Issuance – November 10, 1972

Presidential Decree No. 1606, as amended by R.A. No. 7975* and R.A. No. 8249

Revising Presidential Decree No. 1486 Creating a Special Court to be known as “Sandiganbayan” and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – December 10, 1978

Presidential Decree No. 538

Creating and establishing the PHIVIDEC Industrial Authority and making it a subsidiary agency of the Philippine Veterans Investment Development Corporation defining its powers, functions and responsibilities, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – August 13, 1974

Republic Acts

Republic Act No. 10817

An Act Instituting The Philippine Halal Export Development And Promotion Program, Creating For The Purpose The Philippine Halal Export Development And Promotion Board, And For Other Purposes.

Date of Issuance – May 15, 2016

Republic Act No. 10530

An Act Defining The Use And Protection Of The Red Cross, Red Crescent, And Red Crystal Emblems, Providing Penalties For Violations Thereof And For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – Jul 23, 2012

RA 8792 – Electronic Commerce Act

An Act Providing For The Recognition And Use Of Electronic Commercial And Non-Commercial Transactions And Documents, Penalties For Unlawful Use Thereof And For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – June 8, 2000

Republic Act No. 9211

An Act Regulating the Packaging, Use, Sale, Distribution and Advertisements of Tobacco Products and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – June 23, 2003

Republic Act No. 7080

An Act Defining and Penalizing the Crime of Plunder

Date of Issuance – July 12, 1991

Republic Act No. 6770 – Ombudsman Act of 1989

An Act Providing for the Functional and Structural Organization of the Office of the Ombudsman, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – November 17, 1989

Republic Act No. 6713

An Act Establishing a Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees, to Uphold the Time-Honored Principle of Public Office being a Public Trust, Granting Incentives and Rewards for Exemplary Service, Enumerating Prohibited Acts and Transactions and Providing Penalties for Violations thereof and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – February 20, 1989

Republic Act No. 3019

Anti-graft and Corruption Practices Act

Date of Issuance – August 17, 1960

Republic Act No. 1379

An Act declaring Forfeiture in favor of the State any property found to have been unlawfully acquired by any public officer or employee and providing for the proceedings therefor

Date of Issuance – June 18, 1955

Republic Act No. 9135

An Act amending Certain Provisions of Presidential Decree No. 1464, otherwise known as the Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines, as amended, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – April 27, 2001

Republic Act No. 8800

An Act Protecting Local Industries by Providing Safeguard Measures to be undertaken in response to Increased Imports and Providing Penalties for Violation thereof

Date of Issuance – July 19, 2000

Republic Act No. 8762 – Retail Trade Liberalization Act

An Act Liberalizing the Retail Trade Business, repealing for the Purpose Republic Act No.1180, as amended, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – February 15, 2000

Republic Act No. 8751 –Countervailing Act of 1999

An Act Strengthening the Mechanisms for the Imposition of Countervailing duties on Imported Subsidized Products, Commodities or Articles of Commerce in order to protect Domestic Industries from Unfair Trade Competition, amending for the Purpose Section 302, Part 2, Title II, Book I of Presidential Decree No. 1464, otherwise known as the Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines, as amended

Republic Act No. 7844 – Export Development Act of 1994

An Act to Develop Exports as a Key Towards the Achievement of the National Goals towards the Years 2000

Date of Issuance – December 21, 1994

Republic Act No. 10642

An Act strengthening Consumer Protection in the purchase of Brand New Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – July 15, 2014

Republic Act No. 10623

An Act amending certain Provisions of Republic Act No. 7581, entitled “An Act Providing Protection to Consumers by Stabilizing the Prices of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities and by prescribing measures against Undue Price Increases during Emergency Situations and Like Occasions and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – September 6, 2013

Republic Act No. 7581 – The Price Act

An Act Providing Protection to Consumers by Stabilizing the Prices of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities and by prescribing measures against Undue Price Increases during Emergency Situations and Like Occasions

Date of Issuance – May 27, 1992

Republic Act No. 10909

An Act Prohibiting Business Establishments from Giving Insufficient or no Change to Consumers and Providing Penalties Therefor

Date of Issuance – July 21, 2016

Republic Act No. 7394

The Consumer Act of the Philippines

Date of Issuance – April 13, 1992

Republic Act No. 8179

An Act To Promote Foreign Investments, Prescribe The Procedures For Registering Enterprises Doing Business In The Philippines, And For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – March 28, 1996

Republic Act No. 7922

Rules Implementing The Cagayan Special Economic Zone Act Of 1995

Date of Issuance – February 18, 1997

Republic Act No. 7903 – Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Act of 1995

An Act creating a special economic zone and free port in the city of Zamboanga creating for this purpose the Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority, Appropriating Funds therefor, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – February 23, 1995

Republic Act No. 7718 – The BOT Law

An Act amending certain sections of Republic Act No. 6957, entitled “An Act Authorizing the Financing, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Infrastructure Projects by the Private Sector, and for Other Purposes”

Date of Issuance – May 5, 1994

Republic Act No. 7042

An Act to Promote Foreign Investments, Prescribe The Procedures For Registering Enterprises Doing Business In The Philippines, And For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – March 28, 1996

Republic Act No. 6957 (BOT Law) as amended by R.A. 7718

Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. No. 6957, “An Act Authorizing the Financing, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Infrastructure Projects by the Private Sector and for Other Purposes”, as amended by R.A. No. 7718

Republic Act No. 9490

An Act Establishing The Aurora Special Economic Zone In The Province Of Aurora, Creating For The Purpose The Aurora Special Economic Zone Authority, Appropriating Funds Therefor And For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – June 29, 2007

Republic Act No. 7903

An act Creating a Special Economic Zone and Free port in the city of Zamboanga creating for this purpose the Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority, Appropriating Funds therefor, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – February 23, 1995

Republic Act No. 7042

An Act to Promote Foreign Investments, Prescribe the Procedures for Registering Enterprises Doing Business in the Philippines, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – March 28, 1996

Republic Act No. 7227

An Act Accelerating the Conversion of Military Reservations into other productive uses, creating the Bases Conversion and Development Authority for the purpose, providing funds therefore and for other purposes

Date of Issuance – March 13, 1992

Republic Act (R.A.) No. 8800

Safeguard Measures Act

Date of Issuance – July 19, 2000

Republic Act (R.A.) No. 8752

Anti-Dumping Act of 1999

Date of Issuance – August 12, 1999

Republic Act (R.A.) No. 8751

Countervailing Duty Act of 1999

Date of Issuance – August 7, 1999

Republic Act No. 11337

An Act Providing Benefits and Programs to Strengthen, Promote, and Develop the Philippine Startup Ecosystem

Date of Issuance – April 26, 2019

Republic Act No. 11293

An Act Adopting Innovation as a Vital Component of the Country’s Development Policies to Drive Inclusive Development, Promote Growth and National Competitiveness of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – April 17, 2019

Republic Act No. 9178

Guide to R. A. 9178: Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBEs) Act of 2002

Date of Issuance – 2010

Republic Act (R.A.) No. 11032

An Act promoting Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Delivery of Government Services, amending for the purpose Republic Act No. 9485, otherwise known as the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – May 28, 2018

Other Laws

DTI Advisory No. 21-06, s. 2021

On the Implementation of Guidelines for Business Establishments and Activities Allowed to Operate Under Enhanced Community Quarantine

Date of Issuance – March 28, 2021

DTI-DOLE Advisory No. 21-01 s. 2021

Continued Vigilance Against New COVID-19 Variants Through Reinforcement of Existing Minimum Public Health and Safety Standards and Protocols

Date of Issuance – March 9, 2021

Revised Penal Code (Title II and Title VII)

Crimes against the Fundamental Laws of the State; Crimes committed by Public Officers

Revised Internal Rules of Sandiganbayan

Revised Internal Rules of the Sandiganbayan

Date of Issuance – October 1, 2002

Implementing Rules of Republic Act No. 6713

Rules Implementing the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (Republic Act No. 6713)

Date of Issuance – April 21, 1989

1987 Constitution of the Philippines (Article XI)

Accountability of Public Officers

Letter of Instruction No. 1307, s.1983

Importations and Direct Payments

Date of Issuance – April 11, 1983

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Executive Order 156

Guidelines to Implement Executive Order No. 156, Providing a Comprehensive Industrial Policy and Directions for the Motor Vehicle Development Program

Act No. 3883

An Act to Regulate the Use in Business Transactions of Names other than True Names, Prescribing the duties of the Director of the Bureau of Commerce and Industry* in its Enforcement, Providing penalties for violations thereof, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – November 14, 1931

Office of Cybercrime Advisory Opinion No. 02, s. 2015

Advisory on Online Shopping Fraud

Date of Issuance – April 30, 2015

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 9994

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 9994, also known as the “Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010,” an Act Granting Additional Benefits and Privileges to Senior Citizens, further amending Republic Act No. 7432 of 1992 as amended by Republic Act No. 9257 of 2003

Date of Issuance – June 18, 2010

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10909

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10909, “an Act Prohibiting Business Establishments from Giving Insufficient or no Change to Consumers and Providing Penalties Therefor”

Date of Issuance – December 22, 2016

Bidding Process under Republic Act No. 7718 (BOT LAW) – Annex A

The Public Bidding Process Under R.A. 7718 (BOT Law)

Resolution No. 41 (BM04A-07-13-2017)

Guidelines Requiring Domestic Airlines to Apply Senior Citizens Discount and Persons with Disabilities Discount on Air Transportation Tickets Purchased Online

Date of Issuance – July 13, 2017

Joint DICT-DOST-DTI Administrative Order No. 001-2020

Establishing the Steering Committee under the Innovative Startup Act

Date of Issuance – March 22, 2021

DTI Advisory No. 21-06, s. 2021

On the Implementation of Guidelines for Business Establishments and Activities Allowed to Operate Under Enhanced Community Quarantine

Date of Issuance – March 28, 2021

Memorandum Circular No. 21-11

Implementation of Temporary Measures and Enhanced Compliance Monitoring to Address the Rising Number of COVID-19 Cases

Date of Issuance – March 23, 2021

Memorandum Circular No. 21-10
DTI-DOLE Advisory No. 21-01 s. 2021

Continued Vigilance Against New COVID-19 Variants Through Reinforcement of Existing Minimum Public Health and Safety Standards and Protocols

Date of Issuance – March 9, 2021

Department Administrative Order No. 21-02

In the Matter of the Definitive General Safeguard Measures on the Importation of Cement From Various Countries

Date of Issuance – March 3, 2021

Memorandum Circular No. 21-03, s. 2021

Grant of Grace Period on the Filing of Applications for Renewal of Accreditation of Service and Repair Enterprises

Date of Issuance – January 13, 2021

Memorandum Circular No. 21-08, s. 2021

Prescribing the Recategorization of Certain Business Activities from Category IV to Category III

Date of Issuance – February 28, 2021

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 2021-001

Amended Guidelines Governing the Conduct of Essential Meetings and Social Events in Areas Under General Community Quarantine.

Date of Issuance – February 20, 2021

Department Administrative Order No. 21-01 s.2021

Amending DAO No. 20-11 on the Preliminary Determination of the Safeguard Measures Case on the Importation of Motor Vehicles From Various Countries

Published: February 24, 2021
Draft DAO on DTI Plate as of January 29, 2021

Mandatory Display and Posting of DTI Plate of Recognition by Holders of Certificates of Recognition Issued by the Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau of the Department of Trade Industry.

Memorandum Circular No. 21-06

Implementation of Financing and Brokering Under Republic Act No. 10697 Otherwise Known as Strategic Trade Management Act.

Date of Issuance – 28 January 2021

DOT-DTI JMC 20-003 s. 2020

Guidelines Governing the Conduct of Essential Work Meetings and Events in Areas Under General Community Quarantine

Date of Issuance – December 29, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-59, series of 2020

Providing the Rules on Gym/Fitness Center and Sports Facility Royalty Fees and Membership Fees During the Period the Establishments Were Temporarily Not Allowed to Operate Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.

Date of Issuance – November 20, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-60

Guidelines on Warning Letters and Orders for Corrective Action.

Memorandum Circular No. 20-57, series of 2020

Increasing the Allowable Operational Capacity of More Business Establishments or Activities Under Category III.

Date of Issuance – October 31, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-55, series of 2020

Easing of Control Measures in Malls and Commercial Centers Upon Strict Implementation of the Seven Commandments.

Date of Issuance – October 20, 2020

Department Administrative Order No. 20-06 s. 2020

The New Technical Regulation Concerning the Mandatory Product Certification of Plywood.

Date of Issuance – October 8, 2020

Department Administrative Order No. 20-07 s.2020

Revised Guidelines on the Recognition of Consumer Organizations (COs).

Date of Issuance – October 9, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-53, series of 2020

Prescribing the Recategorization of Travel Agencies, Tour Operators, Reservation Service, and Related Activities from Category IV to Category II.

Date of Issuance – October 14, 2020

Department Administrative Order 19-15, Series of 2019

Guidelines for Registration of Installation Facilities of Speed Limiter.

Date of Issuance – May 19, 2019

Department Administrative Order No. 20-05, s. 2020

Development of a Philippine Online Dispute Resolution System (PODRS)

Date of Issuance – September 29, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-47

Guidelines for Export Clearance.

Date of Issuance – 5 August 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-44, series of 2020

Prescribing the Recategorization of Some Business Activities from Category IV to Category III, Additional Services Allowed for Barbershops and Salons, Adjustment of Operating Hours, and Amendment of the IATF Negative List.

Date of Issuance – 1 August 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-39

Increasing the Operating Capacity of the Dine-in Food Establishments, Amending for the Purpose DTI Memorandum Circular no. 20-37, Series of 2020.

Date of issuance – 17 July 2020

Republic Act No. 10817

An Act Instituting The Philippine Halal Export Development And Promotion Program, Creating For The Purpose The Philippine Halal Export Development And Promotion Board, And For Other Purposes.

Date of Issuance – May 15, 2016

Memorandum Circular 20-38

Updated Guidelines for Barbershops and Salons pursuant to IATF Resolution No. 51, series of 2020, Amending for the Purpose DTI Memorandum Circular No. 20-28, series of 2020

Date of issuance – July 5,  2020

Memorandum Circular 20-37

Guidelines On The Implementation Or Minimum Health Protocols For Dine in Services By Restaurants And Fastfood Establishments.

Date of Issuance – June 22, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-36

Lifting the Quantity Limits of Products set by the “Anti-Hoarding and Anti-Panic Buying” Memorandum Circulars.

Date of issuance – 22 June 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-33

Revised Category I – M Business Establishments Or Activities Pursuant To The Revised Omnibus Guidelines On Community Quarantine Dated 22 May 2020 Amending For The Purpose Memorandum Circular 20-22 S. 2020

Date of Issuance – June 7, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-23

Advisory On The Interruption Of Reglementary Periods For The Commencement Of Actions And Claims, Filing Of Pleadings, Promulgation And Rendition Of Orders. Judgments And Resolutk)ns For The Duration Of The Enhanced Community Quarantine In All Dti Offices Including Regional And Provincial Offices

Date of Issuance – May 18, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-27

Guideline On The Temporary Suspension Of Administrative Penalty Under The Strategic Management Act In Light Of The COVID Pandemic

Date of Issuance – 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-26

Guidelines On Export Authorization

Date of Issuance – May 15, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-30

Guidelines on Refund of Payments Made for Events Affected by the State of Public Health Emergency

Date of Issuance – June 2, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-29

Supplemental Guidelines on the Concessions on Residential Rents and Commercial Rents.

Date of Issuance – June 2, 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-22

Business Establishments or Activities Allowed to Operate in Areas Declared Under Enhanced Community Quarantine (Ecq) and General Community Quarantine (Gcq) Pursuant to the Omnibus Guidelines on Community Quarantine as Confirmed and Adopted by The President Under Executive Order No. 112 S. 2020

Date of Issuance – May 05, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-21, series of 2020

Guidelines on the Operations of Malls and Shopping Centers in Areas Declared Under General Community Quarantine (GCQ)

Date of Issuance: May 4, 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-20, series of 2020

Prescribing the Guidelines on the Interruption of the Periods Related to Filing of Appeals Before the Office of the Secretary and Suspension of Rendition of Judgment and Other Actions

Date of Issuance: April 27, 2020

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 20-03, s. 2020

Guidelines on the Implementation of Joint DOH-DTI-DA-DOJ-BOC Circular No. 001 (s2020) on Seizure and Related Proceedings for Goods Necessary to Address the COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Pursuant to Republic Act (RA) 7581, as Amended by RA 10623, otherwise known as the Price Act, and RA 10863, otherwise known as the Customs Modernization and Tariff Act, in relation to RA 11469, otherwise known as the Bayanihan to Heal As One Act.

Date of Issuance – 30 April 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-19, series of 2020

Grant of Grace Period to File Applications/Submit Reports and Moratorium on Monitoring and Enforcement

Date of Issuance: April 16, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-17, series of 2020

Extension of the Validity of the Philippine Standard (PS) Quality and/or Safety Certification Mark Licenses due to the Enhanced Community Quarantine Over Luzon

Date of issuance: April 14, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-13, series of 2020

STMO’s List of Prohibited End-users

Date of Issuance: April 06, 2020

Memorandum Circular no. 20-15, series of 2020

Extension of Operating Hours for Retail Establishments Authorized to Operate During the Enhanced Community Quarantine.

Date of Issuance: April 11, 2020

Memorandum Circular no. 20-16, series of 2020

Allowing Other Essential Business Activities, Modifying for the Purpose Memorandum Circular No. 20-08, s.2020.

Date of Issuance: April 13, 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-14, series of 2020

Ensuring Enhanced Operations for BPO Companies and Export Enterprises, and their Service Providers, throughout the Extended ECQ.

Date of Issuance: April 11, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-18, series of 2020

Guidelines on the Conduct of Remote Inspection and Sampling

Date of Issuance: April 8, 2020

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 20-01

Special guidelines on the provision of social amelioration measures by the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Labor and Employment, Department of Trade and Industry, Department of Agriculture, Department of Finance, Department of Budget and Management, and Department of the Interior and Local Government to the most affected residents of the areas under enhanced community quarantine.

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 20-02

Guidelines on the operations and incentives of covered enterprises engaged in the manufacture, importation, and distribution of certain products, and for other purposes. Pursuant to Republic Act No. 11469, otherwise known as “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act”.

Date of Issuance ; March 28, 2020

Joint Administrative Order No. 20-01

Adoption of Processes for the Expedited Release of Refrigerated Containers and Dry Vans During the Period of Enhanced Community Quarantine

Date of Issuance : April 02, 2020 

Memorandum Circular 20-05, series of 2020

Supplemental Circular based on the memoranda issued by the Executive Secretary on Enhanced Community Quarantine of Luzon dated 16 March 2020 and 18 March 2020, and IATF Resolution No. 13 to ensure the people of business establishments exempted from the home quarantine requirement.

Date of Issuance : March 18, 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-09, series of 2020

Pagpapahalaga sa mga Senior Citizens.

Date of Issuance : March 28, 2020

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 2020-01
Memorandum Circular 20-08, series of 2020

Ensuring Unhampered Movement of Cargo and Transit of Personnel of Business Establishments Allowed to Operate During the Enhanced Community Quarantine of Luzon, amending for this purpose MC No.20-06.

Date of issuance: March 21, 2020

Memorandum Circular No. 20-07, s. 2020 : Anti-Hoarding and Anti-Panic Buying
Memorandum Circular No. 20-06, s.2020 : Ensuring Unhampered Movement of Cargo and Transit of Personnel of Business Establishments Allowed to Operate During the Enhanced Community Quarantine of Luzon
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Labor Advisory No. 11 s. 2020: Supplemental Guidelines in view of the ongoing outbreak of Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Date of Issuance – March 2020

Memorandum Circular 20-04 : Prescribing Implementing Guidelines for IATF Resolution No. 12 issued by the Inter-Agency Task Force for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases on Social Distancing and Business Operations
Memorandum Circular No. 20-03, series of 2020

Guidelines in Obtaining Non-Strategic Good Certificate

Date of Issuance: March 12, 2020

Department Administrative Order No. 20-02, S.2020

Revised Rules of Mediation and Adjudication of DTI.

Date of Issuance : February 7, 2020

DENR-DTI-DOTC JAO No.1, Series of 2007

Amended Guidelines and Procedures for the monitoring of Accredited and Authorized Private Emission Testing Centers (PETC) and LTO Emission Testing Activities

Date of Issuance – December 07, 2007

DTI-DOTC JAO No.01, Series of 2001

Guidelines for Accreditation and Authorization of Motor Vehicle Emission Testing Centers

Date of Issuance – July 11, 2001

Department Administrative Order No. 18-05

Amending DAO 3S. 2002 and DAO 3, S. 2003 to transfer the implementation of the DTI Accreditation/Recognition Program of Motor Vehicle Private Emission Testing Centers (PETCs) from the Bureau of Philippine Standards (BPS) to the Fair Trade Enforcement Bureau (FTEB) and the management thereof to the Consumer Protection Advocacy Bureau (CPAB)

Date of Issuance – July 05, 2018

Republic Act No. 10530

An Act Defining The Use And Protection Of The Red Cross, Red Crescent, And Red Crystal Emblems, Providing Penalties For Violations Thereof And For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – Jul 23, 2012

Revised Penal Code (Title II and Title VII)

Crimes against the Fundamental Laws of the State; Crimes committed by Public Officers

Revised Internal Rules of Sandiganbayan

Revised Internal Rules of the Sandiganbayan

Date of Issuance – October 1, 2002

RA 8792 – Electronic Commerce Act

An Act Providing For The Recognition And Use Of Electronic Commercial And Non-Commercial Transactions And Documents, Penalties For Unlawful Use Thereof And For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – June 8, 2000

Republic Act No. 9211

An Act Regulating the Packaging, Use, Sale, Distribution and Advertisements of Tobacco Products and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – June 23, 2003

Republic Act No. 7080

An Act Defining and Penalizing the Crime of Plunder

Date of Issuance – July 12, 1991

Republic Act No. 6770 – Ombudsman Act of 1989

An Act Providing for the Functional and Structural Organization of the Office of the Ombudsman, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – November 17, 1989

Republic Act No. 6713

An Act Establishing a Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees, to Uphold the Time-Honored Principle of Public Office being a Public Trust, Granting Incentives and Rewards for Exemplary Service, Enumerating Prohibited Acts and Transactions and Providing Penalties for Violations thereof and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – February 20, 1989

Republic Act No. 3019

Anti-graft and Corruption Practices Act

Date of Issuance – August 17, 1960

Republic Act No. 1379

An Act declaring Forfeiture in favor of the State any property found to have been unlawfully acquired by any public officer or employee and providing for the proceedings therefor

Date of Issuance – June 18, 1955

Presidential Decree No. 749

Granting Immunity from Prosecution to Givers of Bribes and other Gifts and to their Accomplices in Bribery and other Graft Cases against Public Officers

Date of Issuance – July 18, 1975

Presidential Decree No. 46

Making It Punishable for Public Officials and Employees to Receive, and for Private Persons to Give, Gifts on any Occasion, including Christmas

Date of Issuance – November 10, 1972

Presidential Decree No. 1606, as amended by R.A. No. 7975* and R.A. No. 8249

Revising Presidential Decree No. 1486 Creating a Special Court to be known as “Sandiganbayan” and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – December 10, 1978

Implementing Rules of Republic Act No. 6713

Rules Implementing the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees (Republic Act No. 6713)

Date of Issuance – April 21, 1989

Executive Order No. 259

An Act to Rationalize the Soap and Detergent Surfactant Industry and thereby promote and expand the Utilization of Chemicals derived from Coconut Oil and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – July 25, 1987

1987 Constitution of the Philippines (Article XI)

Accountability of Public Officers

Department Administrative Order No. 08, s. 2006

Prescribing Guidelines for the Protection of Personal Data in Information and Communications System in the Private Sector

Date of Issuance – July 21, 2006

Letter of Instruction No. 1307, s.1983

Importations and Direct Payments

Date of Issuance – April 11, 1983

Executive Order No. 443, s. 2005

Exempting Donated Used Motor Vehicles to Local Government Units from the Prohibition of Importation of Used Motor Vehicles Under Article 2, Section 3 of Executive Order No. 156 (s. 2002) entitled “Providing for a Comprehensice Industrial Policy and Directions for the Motor Vehicle Development Program and its Implementing Guidelines” and from the Imposition of Specific Additional Duty Under Executive Order No. 418 (s. 2005) entitled “Modifying the Tariff Nomenclature and Rates of Import Duty on Used Motor Vehicles Under Section 104 of the Tariff and Customs Code of 1978 (Presidential Decree No. 1464, as Amended)”

Date of Issuance – July 5, 2005

Executive Order No. 877 -A, s. 2010

The Comprehensive Motor Vehicle Development Program

Date of Issuance – June 3, 2010

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Executive Order 156

Guidelines to Implement Executive Order No. 156, Providing a Comprehensive Industrial Policy and Directions for the Motor Vehicle Development Program

Executive Order 156, s. 2002

Providing for a Comprehensive Industrial Policy and Directions for the Motor Vehicle Development Program and its Implementing Guidelines

Date of Issuance – December 12, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 8, s. 2003

Guideline for the Mandatory Accreditation of Rebuilding Centers

Date of Issuance – October 10, 2003

Republic Act No. 9135

An Act amending Certain Provisions of Presidential Decree No. 1464, otherwise known as the Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines, as amended, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – April 27, 2001

Republic Act No. 8800

An Act Protecting Local Industries by Providing Safeguard Measures to be undertaken in response to Increased Imports and Providing Penalties for Violation thereof

Date of Issuance – July 19, 2000

Republic Act No. 8762 – Retail Trade Liberalization Act

An Act Liberalizing the Retail Trade Business, repealing for the Purpose Republic Act No.1180, as amended, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – February 15, 2000

Republic Act No. 8751 –Countervailing Act of 1999

An Act Strengthening the Mechanisms for the Imposition of Countervailing duties on Imported Subsidized Products, Commodities or Articles of Commerce in order to protect Domestic Industries from Unfair Trade Competition, amending for the Purpose Section 302, Part 2, Title II, Book I of Presidential Decree No. 1464, otherwise known as the Tariff and Customs Code of the Philippines, as amended

Republic Act No. 7844 – Export Development Act of 1994

An Act to Develop Exports as a Key Towards the Achievement of the National Goals towards the Years 2000

Date of Issuance – December 21, 1994

Joint DTI-DOH-DA Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1993

Rules and Regulations Implementing the Provisions of Chapter III Title V of the Republic Act No. 7394 otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines

Date of Issuance – December 27, 1993

Executive Order No. 156

Providing for a Comprehensive Industrial Policy and Directions for the Motor Vehicle Development Program and its Implementing Guidelines

Date of Issuance – December 12, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 7, s. 1995

Rules and Regulations amending Certain Provisions of DAO No. 80 Series of 1982 as amended by DAO No. 15 Series of 1990

Date of Issuance – July 27, 1995

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 1988

Modifying Ministry Order No. 39, S. of 1985, as amended, for the purpose of lifting the requirements as accreditation of seminar for real estate brokers/appraises, as a pre-requisite for the grant of license, as well as changing certain requirements for qualification of real estate brokers

Date of Issuance – March 29, 1988

Act No. 3883

An Act to Regulate the Use in Business Transactions of Names other than True Names, Prescribing the duties of the Director of the Bureau of Commerce and Industry* in its Enforcement, Providing penalties for violations thereof, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – November 14, 1931

Department Administrative Order No. 12, s. 2006

Further Amendments to Certain Provisions of Department of Trade Administrative Order No. 80, Series of 1982 as amended

Date of Issuance – December 4, 2006

Department Administrative Order. No. 19-90 S.2019

Mandating the Use of the Filipino and/or English Language in Signages, Billboards, Advertisements, Brochures, Fliers, Notices, Advisories, Labels, Price Tags/Lists, Menus, Receipts, and other Business/Marketing Materials

Date of Issuance – June 21, 2019

Department Administrative Order No. 19-03 S.2019

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10962 Otherwise Known as The “Gift Check Act of 2017”

Date of Issuance – February 18, 2019

Joint DTI-DICT-NTC-NPC-DOJ Administrative Order No. 18-01, s. 2018

Administrative Procedures on Addressing Consumer Issues and Concerns Pertaining to Telecommunications Industry And Speedy Resolution of Consumer Complaints.

Date of Issuance – December 21, 2018

Department Administrative Order No.17-07, s. 2017

Guidelines on the Recognition of Consumer Organizations (COs)

Date of Issuance – December 29, 2017

Office of Cybercrime Advisory Opinion No. 02, s. 2015

Advisory on Online Shopping Fraud

Date of Issuance – April 30, 2015

Department Administrative Order No. 14-4, s. 2014

Amendments to the Department Administrative Order No. 14-3 series of 2014 (DAO 14-3, S.2 014) otherwise known as The Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10642, An Act strengthening Consumer Protection in the purchase of Brand New Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – December 15, 2014

Department Administrative Order No. 14-3, s. 2014

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10642, An Act strengthening Consumer Protection in the purchase of Brand New Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – November 17, 2014

Republic Act No. 10642

An Act strengthening Consumer Protection in the purchase of Brand New Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – July 15, 2014

Republic Act No. 10623

An Act amending certain Provisions of Republic Act No. 7581, entitled “An Act Providing Protection to Consumers by Stabilizing the Prices of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities and by prescribing measures against Undue Price Increases during Emergency Situations and Like Occasions and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – September 6, 2013

Republic Act No. 7581 – The Price Act

An Act Providing Protection to Consumers by Stabilizing the Prices of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities and by prescribing measures against Undue Price Increases during Emergency Situations and Like Occasions

Date of Issuance – May 27, 1992

Joint DOTC-DTI Administrative Order No. 01, s. 2012

Providing for a Bill of Rights for Air Passengers and Carrier Obligations

Date of Issuance – December 10, 2012

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 9994

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 9994, also known as the “Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010,” an Act Granting Additional Benefits and Privileges to Senior Citizens, further amending Republic Act No. 7432 of 1992 as amended by Republic Act No. 9257 of 2003

Date of Issuance – June 18, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 1993

Rules and Regulations implementing Republic Act No. 7394, Otherwise known as The Consumer Act of the Philippines

Date of Issuance – June 10, 1993

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10909

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10909, “an Act Prohibiting Business Establishments from Giving Insufficient or no Change to Consumers and Providing Penalties Therefor”

Date of Issuance – December 22, 2016

Republic Act No. 10909

An Act Prohibiting Business Establishments from Giving Insufficient or no Change to Consumers and Providing Penalties Therefor

Date of Issuance – July 21, 2016

Republic Act No. 7394

The Consumer Act of the Philippines

Date of Issuance – April 13, 1992

Republic Act No. 8179

An Act To Promote Foreign Investments, Prescribe The Procedures For Registering Enterprises Doing Business In The Philippines, And For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – March 28, 1996

Republic Act No. 7922

Rules Implementing The Cagayan Special Economic Zone Act Of 1995

Date of Issuance – February 18, 1997

Republic Act No. 7903 – Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Act of 1995

An Act creating a special economic zone and free port in the city of Zamboanga creating for this purpose the Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority, Appropriating Funds therefor, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – February 23, 1995

Republic Act No. 7718 – The BOT Law

An Act amending certain sections of Republic Act No. 6957, entitled “An Act Authorizing the Financing, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Infrastructure Projects by the Private Sector, and for Other Purposes”

Date of Issuance – May 5, 1994

Republic Act No. 7042

An Act to Promote Foreign Investments, Prescribe The Procedures For Registering Enterprises Doing Business In The Philippines, And For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – March 28, 1996

Republic Act No. 6957 (BOT Law) as amended by R.A. 7718

Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of R.A. No. 6957, “An Act Authorizing the Financing, Construction, Operation and Maintenance of Infrastructure Projects by the Private Sector and for Other Purposes”, as amended by R.A. No. 7718

Republic Act No. 9490

An Act Establishing The Aurora Special Economic Zone In The Province Of Aurora, Creating For The Purpose The Aurora Special Economic Zone Authority, Appropriating Funds Therefor And For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – June 29, 2007

Republic Act No. 7903

An act Creating a Special Economic Zone and Free port in the city of Zamboanga creating for this purpose the Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority, Appropriating Funds therefor, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – February 23, 1995

Presidential Decree No. 538

Creating and establishing the PHIVIDEC Industrial Authority and making it a subsidiary agency of the Philippine Veterans Investment Development Corporation defining its powers, functions and responsibilities, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – August 13, 1974

Executive Order No. 584

Promulgating the Seventh Regular Foreign Investment Negative List

Date of Issuance – December 8, 2006

Republic Act No. 7042

An Act to Promote Foreign Investments, Prescribe the Procedures for Registering Enterprises Doing Business in the Philippines, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – March 28, 1996

Executive Order No. 1037

Creating the Philippine Retirement Park System, Providing funds therefor and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – July 4, 1985

Republic Act No. 7227

An Act Accelerating the Conversion of Military Reservations into other productive uses, creating the Bases Conversion and Development Authority for the purpose, providing funds therefore and for other purposes

Date of Issuance – March 13, 1992

Bidding Process under Republic Act No. 7718 (BOT LAW) – Annex A

The Public Bidding Process Under R.A. 7718 (BOT Law)

Executive Order No. 913

Strengthening the Rule-making and Adjudicatory Powers of the Minister of Trade and Industry in order to further protect consumers

Executive Order No. 242-A

Modifying Executive Order No. 242 dated July 24, 1987, which amends Executive Order No. 133, series of 1987, entitled “Reorganizing Department of Trade and Industry, and for other purposes”

Date of Issuance- July 26, 1987

Executive Order No. 242

Amending Executive Order No. 133, series of 1987 entitled “Reorganizing the Department of Trade and Industry, its Attached Agencies, and for other purposes”

Date of Issuance – July 24, 1987

Executive Order No. 133 – DTI Law

Reorganizing the Department of Department of Trade and Industry, its Attached Agencies, and for other purposes

Date of Issuance – February 27, 1987

Joint Administrative Order No. 3 s. 2000

Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 8800

Republic Act (R.A.) No. 8800

Safeguard Measures Act

Date of Issuance – July 19, 2000

Joint Administrative Order No. 1 s. 2000

Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 8752

Republic Act (R.A.) No. 8752

Anti-Dumping Act of 1999

Date of Issuance – August 12, 1999

Joint Administrative Order No. 2 s. 2000

Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA 8751

Republic Act (R.A.) No. 8751

Countervailing Duty Act of 1999

Date of Issuance – August 7, 1999

Department Administrative Order No. 08, s. 2003

Guidelines for the Mandatory Accreditation of Rebuilding Centers

Date of Issuance – October 10, 2003

Department Administrative Order No. 06, s. 2017

New Rules and Regulations concerning the Mandatory Certification of Portland Cement and Blended Hydraulic Cement with Pozzolan

Date of Issuance – November 13, 2017

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 2017

New Guidelines for Mandatory Certification of Portland Cement and Blended Hydraulic Cement with Pozzolan Covered by PNS 07:2005 and PNS 63:2006 Respectively

Date of Issuance – May 17, 2017

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 2017

New Guidelines for Mandatory Certification of Portland Cement and Blended Hydraulic Cement with Pozzolan Covered by PNS 07:2005 and PNS 63:2006 Respectively

Date of Issuance – March 17, 2017

Department Administrative Order No. 09, s. 2006

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for Safety Glass for Road Vehicle

Date of Issuance – September 4, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 09, s. 1997

Prescribing a Revised Schedule of Testing Fees of the Bureau of Product Standards Testing Center

Date of Issuance – October 31, 1997

Department Administrative Order No. 9, s. 1991

Amending DTI-DAO No. 7, series of 1990 – Policies and Guidelines on Metrication

Date of Issuance – July 23, 1991

Department Administrative Order No. 9, s. 1987

Standardization of Magnet Wires

Date of Issuance – July 23, 1987

Department Administrative Order No. 09-08, s. 2009

Guidelines on Warranties on Energy Efficient Lamps and Ballasts

Date of Issuance – November 3, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 08, s. 2008

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for Zinc and Zinc-alloy-coated Steel Barbed Wires

Date of Issuance – August 15, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 08, s. 1997

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for switches for household and similar fixed-electrical installation; plugs and socket-outlets for household and similar purposes; and general use snap switches

Date of Issuance – November 5, 1997

Department Administrative Order No. 8, s. 1988

Labelling of Finished Textile Fabrics, Ready-Made Garments and Piece Goods

Department Administrative Order No. 8, s. 1987

Standardization of Carbon Steel Wire Rods

Date of Issuance – July 23, 1987

Department Administrative Order No. 07, s. 2008

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for Equal Leg Angle Bars

Date of Issuance – March 24, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 07, s. 2002

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Polyethylene (PE) pipes for water supply and Grey iron pipes for pressure water lines.

Date of Issuance – August 27, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 7, s. 1990

Policies and Guidelines on Metrication

Date of Issuance – April 26, 1990

Department Administrative Order No. 06, s. 2006

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for low carbon steel wires – Plain/annealed/zinc coated

Date of Issuance – July 5, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 06, s. 2004

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for Power transformers, power supply units and similar devices
Date of Issuance – May 6, 2004

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1996

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Clean Extinguishing Agent – Halon Substitute Portable Fire Extinguisher (Specifications).

Date of Issuance – August 8, 1996

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1995

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Pneumatic Tires (Specifications).

Date of Issuance – June 26, 1995

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1987

Standardization of Pressurized Kerosene Stoves

Date of Issuance – July 23, 1987

Department Administrative Order No. 10-05, s. 2010

Recall of PNS 127:2004 – Cold-reduced carbon steel sheet of commercial and drawing qualities – Specifications from the list of Mandatory Philippine National Standards

Date of Issuance – June 28, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 2008

The New Rules and Regulations concerning the Issuance of Import Commodity Clearance under the Product Certification Mark Scheme of the Bureau of Product Standards (BPS)

Date of Issuance – February 7, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 2002

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Steel bars for concrete reinforcement and Rerolled steel bars for concrete reinforcement.

Date of Issuance – August 6, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 2000

Mandatory Philippine National Standards for Fire Protection and Fire Fighting Equipment

Date of Issuance – October 18, 2000

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 1997

Amending PNS 15-5:1995, as implemented by DAO 6, series of 1996 This standard specifies requirements for metal bodied, clean extinguishing agent-halon substitute portable fire extinguishers without any special feature.

Date of Issuance – August 20, 1997

Department Administrative Order No. 5, s. 1996

Guidelines for the Return or Disposal of DTI-BPS Tested Product Samples

Date of Issuance – July 11, 1996

Department Administrative Order No. 5, s. 1992

(Ammendment) Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Halogenated Hydrocarbon (Halon Type) Portable Fire Extinguishers.

Date of Issuance – January 14, 1993

Department Administrative Order No. 5, s. 1991

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Dry Chemical Fire Extinguishers, Halogenated Hydrocarbon (Halon Type) Portable Fire Extinguishers, and Pozzolan Cement.

Date of Issuance – February 27, 1991

Department Administrative Order No. 5, s. 1987

Standardization of Ballasts for High Pressure Mercury Vapor Lamps

Department Administrative Order No. 11-04, s. 2011

Mandatory Philippine National Standards (PNS) for various electrical and electronics products

Department Administrative Order No. 04, s. of 2008

The New Rules and Regulations concerning the Philippine Standard (PS) Quality and/or Safety Certification Mark scheme of the Bureau of Product Standards (BPS)

Date of Issuance – February 7, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 04, s. 2002

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Safety-belts and Restraint Systems

Date of Issuance – July 31, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 04, s. 2000

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of Safety matches for commercial purposes, Rubber inner tubes for pneumatic tires, and Sanitary wares.

Date of Issuance – August 9, 2000

Department Administrative Order No. 4, s. 1996

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of lamps, electric wires, kitchen appliances, and other house appliances.

Date of Issuance – June 10, 1996

Department Administrative Order No. 11-03, s. 2011

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of safety glazing materials and their installation on vehicles, pneumatic tyres for motor vehicles and their trailers, and pneumatic tyres for commercial vehicles and their trailers.

Department Administrative Order No. 03, s. 2008

Rules and Regulations concerning the Safety of Low Voltage Equipment

Date of Issuance – February 7, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 03, s. 2001

Timetable for Compliance with RA 8970 (All manufacturers, importers, distributors, wholesalers andretailers of laundry and industrial detergents are given schedule/period within which to comply or make the necessary adjustments relative to the said IRR).

Date of Issuance – May 11, 2001

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 1998

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – For all manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of lighters.

Date of Issuance – February 19, 1999

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 1987

Standardization of Fire Hose

Department Administrative Order No. 14-2, s. 2014

Implementing Guidelines for the Mandatory Certification of Audio & Video Products covered by PNS IEC 60065:2007 – Audio, Video and Similar Electronic Apparatus – Safety Requirements

Date of Issuance – April 1, 2014

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 2005

Mandatory Philippine National Standard (PNS) for Electric copper wires and cables

Date of Issuance – February 15, 2005

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 2002

Defining the Responsibilities and Liabilities of Manufacturers, Importers, Traders, Wholesalers, Distributors, Retailers and or their Agents, with regard to products covered by Mandatory Product Certification and Prescribing Penalties for Violation thereof

Date of Issuance – July 01, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 2001

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 8970

Date of Issuance – May 11, 2001

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 1998

Mandatory Philippine National Standard – All manufacturers, distributors, importers and retailers of monobloc chair, monobloc stool, and plastic table.

Date of Issuance – October 9, 1998

Department Administrative Order No. 13, s. 2008

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Fireworks

Date of Issuance – December 24, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 12, s. 2008

Mandatory Philippine National Standards related to the use of LPG and CNG in Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – September 29, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 11, s. 2006

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Blended Hydraulic Cement with Pozzolan

Date of Issuance – November 28, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 09-10, s. 2009

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for hot-dip metallic-coated steel sheets for roofing

Date of Issuance – November 23, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 10, s. 2008

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Protective Helmets and their Visors for Drivers and Passengers of Motor Cycles and Mopeds

Date of Issuance – September 8, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 10, s. 1999

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Electrical Products – Boxes for rigid metal conduits

Date of Issuance – October 28, 1999

Department Administrative Order No. 01, s. 2006

Mandatory Philippine National Standard for Portland Cement

Date of Issuance – February 7, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 01, s. 1998

Repeal of DAO No. 8, series of 1996 and sub-section 1.5 of DAO No. 2, series of 1989

Date of Issuance – January 16, 1998

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1987

Standardization of Medical Grade Oxygen in Cylinders

Department Administrative Order No. 15-01, s. 2015

Measures to facilitate the issuance of the Import Commodity Clearance

BPS Memorandum Circular No. 15-3, s. 2015

List of Products under Mandatory Certification

Date of Issuance – January 28, 2015

Department Administrative Order No. 03, s. 2003

Amendment to DAO 03 series 2002, providing the transfer of management of the DTI Accreditation of Motor Vehicle Private Emission Testing Centers (PETCs) to the Bureau of Product Standards (BPS)

Date of Issuance – April 15, 2003

Department Administrative Order No. 03, s. 2002

Rules and Regulations concerning the issuance of DTI Accreditation of Motor Vehicle Private Emission Testing Centers (PETCs)

Department Administrative Order No. 02, s. 2008

Lifting of the Moratorium/Non-Acceptance of Private Emission Testing Centers’ (PETCs) Application

Date of Issuance – January 31, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1991

Amending Ministry Order No. 69, series of 1983, to include the Decree on the Protection of Intellectual Property in the enumeration of Trade and Industry Laws

Date of Issuance – June 7, 1991

Department Administrative Order No. 01, s. 2000

Further Amending Ministry Order No. 69, series of 1983, as amended, to include Republic Act No. 8293 (Intellectual Property Code of the Philippines) in the enumeration of Trade and Industry Laws therein, and for other purposes

Date of Issuance – October 7, 1983

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1992

Amending Ministry Order No. 69, series of 1983, as amended by Department Administrative Order No. 6, series of 1991, to include Republic Act No. 7042 (The Foreign Investments Act of 1991) and Executive Order No. 259, series of 1987 (An Act to Rationalize the Soap and Detergent Surfactant Industry) in the enumeration of Trade and Industry Laws

Date of Issuance – February 20, 1992

Joint DTI-DA-DOE Administrative Order No. 17-01, s. 2017

Amendments to Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order (JAO) No. 02, SERIES OF 2008 entitled “Granting of Discounts to Persons with Disability on the Purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities Pursuant to R.A. No. 9442, otherwise known as the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons”

Date of Issuance – February 17, 2017

Resolution No. 41 (BM04A-07-13-2017)

Guidelines Requiring Domestic Airlines to Apply Senior Citizens Discount and Persons with Disabilities Discount on Air Transportation Tickets Purchased Online

Date of Issuance – July 13, 2017

Joint DTI-DA-DOE Administrative Order No. 17-02, s. 2017

Amendments to Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order (JAO) No. 10-02, Series of 2010 entitled “Grant of Special Discounts to Senior Citizens on the Purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities” and Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order (JAO} No. 12-02, Series of 2012 entitled “Granting Special Discounts to Senior Citizens on Purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities”

Date of Issuance – February 17, 2017

Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order No. 12-02, s. 2012

Amendments to Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order No. 10-02, series of 2010 (JAO 10-02, s. 2010) Granting Special Discounts to Senior Citizens on the purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities

Date of Issuance – August 24, 2012

Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order No. 10-02, s. 2010

Implementing Rules and Regulations on the Grant of Special Discounts to Senior Citizens on the Purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities pursuant to Section 4 (j) of R.A. No. 9994, otherwise known as the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010 Repealing DTI DAO No. 3, series of 2010 and DA issued AO No. 37, series of 2005

Date of Issuance – October 15, 2010

PSB Administrative Order No. 6, s. 2005

Philippine Shippers’ Bureau – Revised Rules on Freight Forwarding

Date of Issuance – November 23, 2005

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1999

Prescribing a revised schedule of fees and charges, and for other procedures

Date of Issuance – July 14, 1999

DTI-DA-DOH-DENR-DOE Joint Administrative Order No. 13-1, s. 2013

Amendments to the DTI, DA, DOH, DENR Joint Administrative Order No. 1. series of 1993 (JAO 1, s. 1993) otherwise known as the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 7581 (Price Act)

Date of Issuance – December 16, 2013 

Department Administrative Order No. 09, s. 2002

Providing Rules on Price Tags/Labels Authorizing the use of Shelf Pricing in combination with Modern Technology for Automatic Product Identification

Date of Issuance – September 10, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 09-07, s. 2009

Deputation of All Field Personnel of the National Bureau of Investigation to strictly implement the Provisions of R.A. No. 7581, otherwise known as the “Price Act”

Date of Issuance – October 2, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 09-06, s. 2009

Directing All Market Administrators to strictly implement the Provisions of R.A. No. 7581, otherwise known as the “Price Act”

Date of Issuance – September 30, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 4, s. 1999

Amending the provisions of Department Administrative Order No. 2, series of 1993 specifically Section 1, Rule XI, Chapter IV, Title III thereof (Requiring Clear Indication of Prices in Price Tags, Lists) and Rule IV, Chapter VI, Title III thereof (Price Advertising)

Date of Issuance – April 27, 1999

Department Administrative Order No. 10, s. 2006

Reiterating the Rules on Price Tags/Labels and Providing Prohibition Against the Imposition of a Surcharge, Extra Charge or Additional Charge in the Use of Credit/Automated Teller Machine (ATM)/Debit Cards for Payment of Purchases of Consumer Products or Services

Date of Issuance – October 18, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 09-09, s. 2009

Amending Section 6 of DAO No. 10, series of 2002, as amended by DAO No. 7, series of 2003 (Amending Department Administrative Order No. 16, series of 1990 – Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Consumer Organizations pursuant to Letter of Instructions No. 1337, to include General Provisions; New Accreditation Procedures and Conditions of Accreditation; Duties and Responsibilities of Accredited Consumer Organizations; and Roles of the Department of Trade and Industry) for the Purpose of Modifying Qualification of an Applicant

Date of Issuance – November 3, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 08, s. 2002

Rules and Regulations Implementing Article 53 of the Consumer Act of the Philippines (R.A. 7394) in Relation to Section 8 Rule II, Chapter I, Title III of Department Administrative Order No. 2, series of 1993 Prohibiting Chain Distribution Plans or Pyramid Sales Schemes in the Sale of Consumer Products

Date of Issuance – August 28, 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 07, s. 2006

Instituting the Simplified and Uniform Rules of Procedure for Administrative Cases Filed with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for Violations of the Consumer Act of the Philippines and Other Trade and Industry Laws

Date of Issuance – July 14, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 07, s. 2003

Amending Certain Provisions of Department Administrative Order No. 10, series of 2002 entitled “Amending Department Administrative Order No. 16, series of 1990 (Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Consumer Organizations pursuant to LOI 1337, to include General Provisions; New Accreditation Procedures and Conditions of Accreditation; Duties and Responsibilities of Accredited Consumer Organizations; and Roles of the Department of Trade and Industry”

Date of Issuance – September 4, 2003

Department Administrative Order No. 06, s. 2007

Revised Schedule of Administrative Fines for Violations of the Consumer Act of the Philippines and some Trade and Industry Laws

Date of Issuance – August 24, 2007

Department Administrative Order No. 05, s. 2007

Rules on Mediation in the Resolution of Inquiries, Complaints and/or Cases Filed with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for Violations of the Consumer Act of the Philippines and Other Trade and Industry Laws Supplementing Department Administrative Order No. 07, series of 2006

Date of Issuance – July 19, 2007

Department Administrative Order No. 14-4, s. 2014

Amendments to the Department Administrative Order No. 14-3 series of 2014 (DAO 14-3, s. 2014) otherwise known as the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No.10642, an Act Strengthening Consumer Protection in the Purchase of brand new Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – December 15, 2014

Department Administrative Order No. 10-04, s. 2010

Guidelines on the Issuance, Use and Redemption of Gift Checks, Certificates of Gift Cards in accordance with Republic Act No. 7394 or the Consumer Act of the Philippines, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – June 25, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 14-3, s. 2014

Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 10642, an Act Strengthening Consumer Protection in the Purchase of brand new Motor Vehicles

Date of Issuance – November 17, 2014

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 1993

Amending Department Order No. 124, series of 1992

Date of Issuance – June 30, 1993

Department Administrative Order 13-02, s. 2013

Amendments to Certain Provisions of:1. Department Administrative Order (DAO) No. 05, series of 2007 (“Rules on Mediation in the Resolution of Inquiries, Complaints and/or Cases Filed the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for Violations of the Consumer Act of the Philippines and Other Trade and Industry Laws Supplementing Department Administrative Order No. 07, series of 2006”); and2. Department Administrative Order (DAO) No. 07, series of 2006 (“Instituting the Simplified and Uniform Rules of Procedure for Administrative Cases Filed with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) for Violations of the Consumer Act of the Philippines and Other Trade and Industry Laws”)

Date of Issuance – December 18, 2013

Department Administrative Order No. 10-02, s. 2010

Addenda to Department Administrative Order No. 2, series of 1993 or the Rules and Regulations implementing Republic Act No. 7394, otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines particularly Chapter VI thereof on Sales Promotion

Date of Issuance – February 12, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 1993

Rules and Regulations implementing Republic Act No. 7394, otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines

Date of Issuance – June 10, 1993

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 1991

Amending the Provisions of Commerce Administrative Order No. 2, series of 1962 as amended, governing the packaging, labeling, marking or branding of products manufactured in and/or imported in the Philippines

Date of Issuance – February 7, 1991

Department Administrative Order No. 14, s. 1990

Modifying Ministry Order No. 69 Series of 1983, to include provisions of the New Civil Code on Warranties of a Seller and Batas Pambansa Bilang 8 in the enumeration of “Trade and Industry Laws”

Date of Issuance – November 28, 1990

Department Administrative Order No. 10, s. 2002

Amending Department Order No. 16, series of 1990 – Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Consumer Organizations pursuant to LOI 1337, to include general provisions; new accreditation procedures and conditions of accreditation; duties and responsibilities of accredited consumer organizations ; and Roles of the Department of Trade and Industry

Department Administrative Order No. , s. 2008

Addenda to the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act No. 7394, otherwise known as the Consumer Act of the Philippines or the Department Administrative Order No. 2, series of 1993 on the Matter of Chapter IV on Labeling and Fair Packaging

Date of Issuance – January 21, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1994

Designating DTI Regional/Provincial Directors as NCAC Coordinators

Date of Issuance – January 5, 1994

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1990

Creation of Special Task Forces and Guidelines on the implementation of National Emergency Memorandum Order No. 7, entitled “Directing emergency measures to protect the people from hoarding, profiteering, injurious speculations, manipulation of prices and other pernicious practices affecting the supply of palay and rice”

Date of Issuance – February 12, 1990

Joint Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 2006

Guidelines implementing R.A. 8792 on Electronic Payment and Collection System (EPCS) in Government

Date of Issuance – October 25, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 9, s. 2010

Prescribing rules governing the accreditation of Certification authorities for Digital Signatures

Date of Issuance – September 29, 2010

Department Administrative Order No.8, s. 2006

Prescribing guidelines for the Protection of Personal Data in Information and Communications System in the Private Sector

Date of Issuance – July 21, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 2011

Prescribing Rules And Guidelines For The Implementation Of Executive Order No. 810, Series Of 2009, Entitled “Institutionalizing The Certification Scheme For Digital Signatures And Directing The Application Of Digital Signatures In E-government Services”.

Date of Issuance – February 18, 2011

Joint DTI-DENR-DA-DOF-DOH-DILG-DOLE-DOTC Administrative Order No. 01, s. 2009

The Adoption and Implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)

Date of Issuance – May 25, 2009

Joint DTI-DOF-BOC-BIR Administrative Order No. 01, s. 2004

Revised Rules and Regulations implementing R.A. No. 8502, otherwise known as, The “Jewelry Industry Development Act of 1998”

Date of Issuance – May 27, 2004

Republic Act No. 11337

An Act Providing Benefits and Programs to Strengthen, Promote, and Develop the Philippine Startup Ecosystem

Date of Issuance – April 26, 2019

Republic Act No. 11293

An Act Adopting Innovation as a Vital Component of the Country’s Development Policies to Drive Inclusive Development, Promote Growth and National Competitiveness of Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and For Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – April 17, 2019

Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 63-2018

Circularizing the Full Text of Department Administrative Order No. 16-01 Series of 2016 of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI)

Date of Issuance – July 20, 2018

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 2017

Revised lmplementing Guidelines for the Administration of the BMBE Development Fund

Date of Issuance – May 2, 2017

Memorandum Order No. 15-58, 2015

Amended guidelines for the Implementation of 2014 Shared Service Facilities (SSF) Funds

Date of Issuance – January 20, 2015

Memorandum Order No. 13-1627, S. 2013

Guidelines for the Processing, Evaluation, Approval and Monitoring of projects under the DTI Shared Service Facilities Project

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 6 S. 2015

Policy guidelines and procedures in the implementation of the Bottom-Up Budgeting projects of FY 2015

Date of Issuance – February 27, 2015

Department Administrative Order No. 9, s. 2008

Rules and Regulations to implement Republic Act No. 6977, as amended by Republic Act No. 8289, and further amended by Republic Act No. 9501 otherwise known as the amended “Magna Carta for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises”

Date of Issuance – August 20, 2008

Department Administrative Order No. 4, s. 2009

Operating guidelines in the Implementation of Republic Act No. 7470, otherwise known as the “National Economic Research and Business Assistance Center of the Philippines Act of 1992”

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 2006

Implementing Guidelines for the Administration of the BMBE Development Fund under Section 10 of Republic Act 9178, otherwise known as the Barangay Micro Business Enterprises Act of 2002

Department Administrative Order No. 14-5, s. 2014

Implementing rules and regulations for Republic Act No. 10644 an act promoting job generation and inclusive growth through the development of micro, small and medium enterprises, otherwise known as the “Go Negosyo Act”

Date of Issuance – December 19, 2014

Department Administrative Order No. 12, s. 1995

Rules and Regulations implementing R.A. no. 7882 entitled “An Act Providing Assistance to Women Engaging in Micro and Cottage Business Enterprises, and for other purposes”

Date of Issuance – November 13, 1995

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 2003

Implementing rules and regulation of R.A. 9178, otherwise known as the “Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBEs) Act of 2002”

Date of Issuance – February 7, 2003

Republic Act No. 9178

Guide to R. A. 9178: Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBEs) Act of 2002

Date of Issuance – 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 2009

Implementing Rules and Regulation on the Tariff Rate Quota (TRQ) availment for Philippine imports of TINPLATE (TP). Hot rolled (HR) and Cold Rolled (CR) steel from Japan under the Japan-Philippines Economic Partnership Agreement (JPEPA)

Date of Issuance – April 17, 2009

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 1996

Guidelines in the use of New Export Declaration (ED) Form

Date of Issuance – May 26, 1996

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 1995

Accreditation of exporters vis-a-vis incentives under the Export Development Act (R.A No. 7884)

Date of Issuance – May 10, 1995

Department Administrative Order No. 19, s. 2019

Department Administrative Order No. 19-04, S. 2019: Guidelines in Resolving Export Trade Complaints Formally Lodged with the Department of Trade and Industry, Revising DAO NO. 14-1, Series of 2014

Date of Issuance – February 22, 2019

Department Administrative Order No. 8, s. 2010

Further amending the revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Act No. 3883, as amended, otherwise known as the Business Name Law

Date of Issuance – September 30, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 7, s. 2010

Guidelines in implementing the Nationwide Upscaling of Reforms in processing business permits and licenses in all cities and municipalities in the Philippines

Date of Issuance – August 6, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 2010

Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Act No. 3883, as amended otherwise known as the Business Name Law

Date of Issuance – April 22, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 10, s. 2010

Further amending the revised Implementing Rules and Regulation of Act No. 3883, as amended, otherwise known as the Business Name Law, prescribing for New Registration Fees

Date of Issuance – December 15, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 2013

Further amending the revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Act No. 3883, as amended, otherwise known as the Business Name Law

Date of Issuance – June 28, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 2010

Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of Act No. 3883, as amended otherwise known as the Business Name Law

Date of Issuance – February 8, 2010

Republic Act (R.A.) No. 11032

An Act promoting Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Delivery of Government Services, amending for the purpose Republic Act No. 9485, otherwise known as the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007, and for Other Purposes

Date of Issuance – May 28, 2018

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 2010

Transfer of the import-related functions of garments and textile import services to the Board of Investments

Date of Issuance – June 28, 2010

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 2003

Implementing Rules and Regulation of Executive Order No. 180

Date of Issuance – August 6, 2003

Department Administrative Order No. 12, s. 1999

Transfer of the import-related functions of garments and textile import services to the Board of Investments

Date of Issuance – June 28, 2010

Ministry Order No. 32, s. 1985

Rules and regulations on the accreditation of enterprises engaged in the service and repair of motor vehicles, heavy equipment, engine and engineering works; electronics, electrical,air conditioning and refrigeration; office machines and data processing equipment; medical and dental equipment, and other consumer mechanical and industrial equipment, alliances or devices, including the technical personnel employed therein

Department Order No. 69, s. 1993

Further amending certain provision of Ministry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, as amended (Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Service and Repair Enterprises

Department Administrative Order No. 6, s. 1988

In the interest of the service and pursuant to Section 1 of Department Administrative Order No. 1, Series of 1988, amending Rule X of Minsitry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, entitles “Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Enterprises, etc.” the following are herby appointed to the National Accreditation Committee of Services and Repair Enterprises

Department Administrative Order No. 4, s. 1995

Further amending certain provisions of Ministry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, as amended (Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Service and Repair Enterprises)

Date of Issuance – May 19, 1995

Department Administrative Order No. 3, s. 2006

Further amending certain provisions of Ministry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, as amended, particularly providing for Standard Classification for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Service and Repair Enterprises

Date of Issuance – March 29, 2006

Department Administrative Order No. 2, s. 1994

Further amending certain provisions of Ministry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, as amended by Department Order No. 69 Series of 1993 (Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Service and Repair Enterprises

Date of Issuance – June 2, 1994

Department Administrative Order No. 1, s. 1988

Amending Rule X of Ministry Order No. 32, Series of 1985, entitled “Rules and Regulations on the Accreditation of Enterprises engaged in the Service and Repair of Motor Vehicles, Heavy Equipment, Engine and Engineering Works; Electronics, Electrical, Air conditioning and Refrigeration; Office Machines and Data Processing Equipment; Medical and Dental Equipment, and Other Consumer Mechanical and Industrial Equipment, Appliances or Devices, including the Technical Personnel employed therein”

Date of Issuance – February 10, 1988

Joint DTI-DA Administrative Order No. 02

Implementing Rules and Regulations on the Grand of Special Discounts to Persons with Disability on the Purchase of Basic Necessities and Prime Commodities pursuant to Section 32 (j) of R.A 9442, otherwise know as the Magna Carta for Disabled Persons and Other Purposes.

Date of Issuance – January 19, 2009