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Memorandum No. 080 s. 2022 Affirming TGNC Names, Pronouns and Titles

Requested from UPLB by T. Gamalinda at 10:44 AM on Feb 15, 2023.
Purpose: Research on Gender-Inclusive Policies in the Philippines
Date of Coverage: 07/25/2022 - 07/31/2022
Tracking no: #UPLB-153814925348

Gamalinda 10:44 AM, Feb 15, 2023

Good Day,

A few online articles mentioned that your institution passed "Memorandum No. 080 s. 2022 Affirming Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming (TGNC) Names, Pronouns and Titles" (See: I would like to ask if there is an existing online copy of this memorandum?

Thank you very much!

Receiving Officer 12:13 PM, Feb 15, 2023

15 February  2023

Dear Tristan Gamalinda,

Good day!

An email will be sent to you regarding your FOI request.

Thank you very much.

Best regards,

FOI Receiving Officer

22 February 2023

Block 19 Lot 2, Chestnut Street Corner Rose, 
Greenwoods Executive Village, Cainta, Rizal

Dear Mr. Gamalinda:

Warm greetings!

This refers to your request dated 15 February 2023 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.  
You asked for information on Memorandum No. 080 s. 2022 Affirming TGNC Names, Pronouns and Titles.
Since you did not provide Form F which needs your signature and should be administered under oath as required under the UP FOI Manual, we regret that 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 the 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 many be provided by law.”

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With commitment and passion to serve,

FOI Receiving Officer

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