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2018 MOA between BCDA and DND/AFP/PN

Requested from DND by Carlo Fernandez at 04:23 PM on Jul 30, 2019.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 07/30/2019 - 07/30/2019
Tracking no: #DND-782643726061

Carlo 04:23 PM, Jul 30, 2019

Hi! I would like to request for a copy of the  "signed" 2018 MOA between BCDA and DND/AFP/PN pertaining to the 1.8 hectare property subject of contract to sell between BCDA and Senate, and the relocation of Philippine Navy Senior Officers' Quarters.

Thank you so much!
August 14, 2019

Dear Carlo,


Thank you for your request dated July 30, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for a copy of signed 2018 MOA between the BCDA and DND/AFP/PN.

Response to your request

Please be informed that our aim is to provide information whenever possible. However, in this instance, we are unable to provide the information you have requested because of the exception under Section 2 of the List of Exceptions to Executive Order No. 2 s. 2016 applies to the said MOA. The said section provides for the exception to the right to access to privileged information relating to national security, defense or international relations. In particular, access cannot be granted since the said contract is covered by the “security” provision wherein disclosure is prohibited.

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If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to the Undersecretary of National Defense who heads the Central Appeals and Review Committee. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Anthon A. Cayaco

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