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Name: Presidential Decree No. 46 of 1972 Making It Punishable For Public Officials And Employees To Receive, And For Private Persons To Give, Gifts On Any Occasion, Including Christmas.
Country: Philippines
Subject(s): Public and civil servants
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1972-11-10
Entry into force:
ISN: PHL-1972-R-80418
Bibliography: Decree on-line Decree on-line The LawPhil Project, Philippine Laws and Jursiprudence Databank, Arellano Law Foundation (consulted on 2009-01-16)
Abstract/Citation: Makes it punishable for any public official or employee, whether of the national or local governments, to receive, directly or indirectly, and for private persons to give, or offer to give, any gift, present or other valuable thing to any occasion, including Christmas, when such gift, present or other valuable thing is given by reason of his official position, regardless of whether or not the same is for past favor or favors or the giver hopes or expects to receive a favor or better treatment in the future from the public official or employee concerned in the discharge of his official functions. Included within the prohibition is the throwing of parties or entertainments in honor of the official or employees or his immediate relatives.

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