University of the Philippines Diliman

Browse over 75 requests from this government agency

Go Back

Number of unfilled Plantilla Positions

Requested from UPD by Paul Jason Perez at 03:40 PM on Oct 23, 2019.
Purpose: Research
Date of Coverage: 10/23/1900 - 10/23/2019
Tracking no: #UPD-116308185195

Paul Jason 03:40 PM, Oct 23, 2019

Hi,

I would like to request for the latest number of unfilled plantilla positions per office for the UP Diliman. This will be used for research purposes
October 28, 2019

Dear Mr. Paul Jason Perez:

This refers to your request dated October 23, 2019 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request 

You asked for:  “… number of unfilled plantilla positions per office for the UP Diliman.”

Purpose/(s) stated for request:  Research

We are constrained to DENY your request as the same requires us in effect to perform research services for you as explained in the cases of Valmonte vs Belmonte and Belgica vs Ochoa https://www.lawphil.net/judjuris/juri2013/nov2013/gr_208566_2013.html

"In the case of Valmonte v. Belmonte Jr.257 (Valmonte), it has been clarified that the right to information does not include the right to compel the preparation of "lists, abstracts, summaries and the like." In the same case, it was stressed that it is essential that the "applicant has a well -defined, clear and certain legal right to the thing demanded and that it is the imperative duty of defendant to perform the act required." Hence, without the foregoing substantiations, the Court cannot grant a particular request for information. The pertinent portions of Valmonte are hereunder quoted:258
Although citizens are afforded the right to information and, pursuant thereto, are entitled to "access to official records," the Constitution does not accord them a right to compel custodians of official records to prepare lists, abstracts, summaries and the like in their desire to acquire information on matters of public concern".
Your request falls outside the ambit or purview of the abovementioned E.O. and the Constitutional provision that it seeks to implement.

Thank you.

Respectfully, 

Stella Francisco
FOI Receiving Officer

Is this request offensive?

Requests for personal information and vexatious requests are not considered valid requests for Official Information.

If you believe this request is not suitable, you can report it for attention by the site administrators.