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MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR No.

98-227
December 2, 1998
FOR ALL POVINCIAL GOVERNORS,
CITY/MUNICIPAL MAYORS, PUNONG
BARANGAYS, DILG
REGIONAL/PROVINCIAL/CITY DIRECTORS AND
FIELD OFFICERS
SUBJECT: CREATION O F PROVINCIAL, CITY, MUNICIPAL,
AND BARANGAY ANTI-DRUG ABUSE COUNCILS
The Constitution mandates that the government shall promote the quality
of l i f e o f t h e p e o p l e . Towards this end, Section 16 of the
Local Government Code of 1991 provides that local government units
shall pursue undertakings to improve public morals and maintain peace
and order, among other equally significant concerns.
order, among other equally significant concerns.

The increasing use of illegal drugs has significantly contributed to the


incidence of heinous crimes. The problem on illegal drugs has to be
addressed much more effectively to help ensure community peace and
harmony.
CREATION OF ANTI-DRUG ABUSE COUNCILS
In furtherance of overall government efforts to address the above -
mentioned problem, all provinces, cities, municipalities and Barangays are
hereby enjoined to create their Local Anti-Drug Abuse Councils, to be
composed of the following:
Governor/Mayor/Punong Barangay Chairman
PNP Provincial/City Director/Chief of Police Vice Chairman
DILG Provincial /City Director/CLGOOIMLGOO Member
DECS Division Superintendent/District Supervisor- Member
DOJ Provincial/City Prosecutor Member
Provincial/City/Municipal Health Officer Member
Provincial/City/Municipal Social Welfare Officer - Member
Provincial/City/Municipal Information Officer Member
NGO/Socio-Civic Group Representative Member
Church Group Representative Member
ROLES AND RESPONSBILITIES OF THE COUNCILS
The Local A n t i -Drug C o u n c i l shall p e r f o r m t h e following rules
and responsibilities:
• Serve as a focal point through which various organization
and individuals work together cooperatively in the
planning, implementation and evaluation of programs on
drug abuse prevention;
• Provide from an effective mechanism for the coordination
of existing services and program and those which might be
developed in the immediate future;
• Provide for a mechanism to obtain funds, volunteers, facilities
and technical expertise; and
• Perform other related responsibilities as may be assigned
by competent authorities.

All department issuances which are deemed inconsistent with this


Memorandum Circular are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
All DILG Regional Directors are likewise hereby directed to cause the
widest dissemination of this Memorandum Circular, provide assistance,
where necessary and as may be appropriate, and to see to it that he intent of
this directive is complied with.
For the information and guidance of all concerned.

(ORIG. SIGNED)
RONALDO V. PUNO
Undersecretary
June 22, 1999
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR
No. 99-106
FOR ALL PROVINCIAL GOVERNORS, CITY
MAYORS, MUNICIPAL MAYORS, DILG, REGIONAL
DIRETORS AND OTHERS CONCERNED
SUBJECT :SUPPLEMENTING MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 98-
227 DATED DECEMBER 2, 1998
Memorandum Circular No. 98-227 entitled, Creation of Provincial, City,
Municipal, and Barangay Anti-drug Abuse Councils, is hereby
supplemented to include the Provincial Vice-Governors, City Vice mayors
and Municipal Vice Mayors as members of the Provincial, City and
Municipal Anti-Drug Abuse Councils respectively.

For the information and guidance of all concerned.

(Orig. Signed)
RONALDO V. PUNO
Secretary