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UP System Budget and Financial Statements

Requested from UP by I. Serrano at 10:47 PM on Sep 25, 2018.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 01/01/2016 - 09/25/2018
Tracking no: #UP-259910983592

Serrano 10:47 PM, Sep 25, 2018

Hi! I would like to request for the following:

1. UP System Budget from 2016-2018 (Please include line items)
2. Financial Statements (Income statements, balance sheets, and statement of cash flows, if possible broken down to the local college level)

28 September 2018

Dear Mr. Serrano,

This refers to your request dated 25 September 2018 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for, UP System Budget and Financial Statements, namely:
1. UP System Budget from 2016-2018, including line items, and
2. Financial Statements (Income statements, balance sheets, and statement of cash flows, if possible broken down to the local college level)

Purpose/(s) stated for request

Research 

Since you did not provide proof of Filipino citizenship  which is required under the UP FOI Manual, we regret that in the meantime we are constrained to DENY your request.

Article III Section 7 of the 1987 Constitution which  is the basis for the requirement under the UP FOI Manual states:

“The right of the people to information on matters of public concern shall be recognized. Access to official records, and to documents, and papers pertaining to official acts, transactions, or decisions, as well as to government research data used as basis for policy development, shall be afforded the citizen, subject to such limitations as may be provided by law.”

Refer also to the FAQ at https://www.foi.gov.ph/help

You must also submit the following certification  as required by the UP System FOI Manual via email to fro@up.edu.ph once you have re-filed your request via the eFOI portal. 

CERTIFICATION TO BE SIGNED BY REQUESTING PARTY WHO FILED VIA THE EFOI PORTAL AND/OR USED THE APPLICATION FORM IN THE EFOI PORTAL

I declare that:

a.       the information I provided in the eFOI  portal and/or the eFOI request form   is complete and correct;

b.      I agree that the abovementioned  information I provided,  including my personal information,  will be uploaded by the University in the eFOI portal https://www.foi.gov.ph/ so as to enable UP to efficiently process, monitor and track my request and enable me to view the processing of the same online.

c.       I have read the University of the Philippines System Privacy Notice for the Processing of Freedom of Information Requests aside from the Privacy Notice found in the eFOI request form and  the eFOI portal; and

d.     I understand that in the event my request is granted and information is provided by UP that I am duty bound to process or use the information only for the purpose(s) stated in my request pursuant to the provisions of EO 2 Series of 2016, RA 6713 and its IRR and the Philippine Data Privacy Act and related issuances and that I will hold UP free and harmless from all liabilities for the unauthorised use of the information provided to me.

I certify to the truthfulness of the information contained in the eFOI request form  application, including the information on my Filipino citizenship.

Signature:      
                                                                                                                        _____________________________________________                                                                                                                                                                  Person Administering Oath

 

Once you are able to provide a government issued identification card indicating your Filipino citizenship or any other document e.g. birth certificate as proof of your Filipino citizenship and the above certification you may re-file your request within a period of sixty (60) days from receipt of this letter.

Thank you

Respectfully,

Atty. ROBERTO M.J. LARA
FOI Receiving Officer

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