(NAR) VOL. 1 NO.2 / APRIL - JUNE 1990
1. In the interest of the service and considering that consultancy services on contractual basis are among those included in the non-career service and do not involve filling up of career or non-career service positions or plantilla items, the prior authority of this Commission to hire or employ person who are 57 years of age or over, or those who are previously retired from the government service, is no longer required. In other words, the heads of Department/Agency need not secure prior authority of this Commission as required under existing law, rules, and regulations to effect employment of consultant falling under these categories, to wit:
a. Persons who are 57 years old or over; and
b. Persons who were previously retired from the government service under existing retirement laws.
2. Notwithstanding Item No. 1, all contracts of consultancy services should be submitted to this Commission or its proper Regional Office for review and approval in accordance with the Civil Service Law, Rules and Regulations.
This Circular shall take effect immediately.
Adopted: 21 May 1990
(SGD.) PATRICIA A. STO. TOMAS