Bangsamoro Civil Service Code: A Policy Review

The BOL authorizes the Bangsamoro Government to enact a civil service code, provided that it shall be in accordance with existing national laws, civil service laws, rules, and regulations. In case of conflict with the national laws, the Constitution and existing national civil service laws, rules and regulations shall prevail.
The proposed “Bangsamoro Civil Service Code of 2020” shall govern the conduct of civil servants, the qualifications for non-elective positions, adopt the merit and fitness system, and protect civil service eligibilities in various government positions, including government-owned or controlled corporations with original charters in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region.

A Policy Review: Bangsamoro Administrative Code

This policy review is for the purpose of ensuring that the provisions of House Bill No. 60, or the proposed “Bangsamoro Administrative Code” is consistent with the provisions of R.A. 11054 or the “Bangsamoro Organic Law”; in harmony with existing laws and jurisprudence of the Republic of the Philippines; and in conformity to the principles laid down in the 1987 Philippine Constitution.
This brief presents salient provisions of the draft Bill, raises potential legal issues relative to the administration of the Bangsamoro Government, and provides some recommendations that the Bangsamoro Parliament may consider in its final deliberation of the Bill.