Memorandum Orders

Executive Order No. 06

Series of 2010.


WHEREAS, Pre-Marriage Counseling is encouraged to provide the necessary information that couples need to know which are critical tools in making decisions in attaining a better quality of life for their families and the next generations to come.

WHEREAS, all Local Government Units are enjoined to convene a Pre-Marriage Counseling Team and implement a PMC Program efficiently and effectively.

NOW THEREFORE, I, VICENTE B. FLORES, JR., Municipal Mayor, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order:

Section 1. Creation of the Pre-Marriage Counseling Team, pursuant to a joint Memorandum Circular No. 2, dated May 28, 1998 by the Department of Health, Department of Social Welfare and Development , Population Commission, and the department of Interior and Local Government, to be composed of the following:

Dr. Sally C. Ticao Team Leader
Mrs. Raquel S. Baldeviso MSWD
Mrs. Josephine Saltin Agriculture
Mrs. Marilou Escrupulo Nurse

Section 2. Functions of the PMC Team:

Install/operationalize mechanism for retrieval of applicants name from the Office of the Local Civil Registrar.
Strengthen the referral system from the LCR to the PMC Team
Prepare the operational budget and allocate resources.
Issue PMC certificates to successful couples.
Develop and maintain a data bank for the Marriage Expectations Inquiry forms and other PMC documents.
Conduct the PMC Sessions:
Identify lead facilitator for the PMC SESSION. This may be rotated among the members.
Post schedule of the PMC sessions in the Office of the LCR, MEWD Officer or other conspicuous places in the municipal hall.
Disseminate information on PMC through radio, assemblies, barangay meetings, etc.
Ensure that the training area is convenient, conducive to learning and sharing private and promotes confidentiality.
Prepare needed supplies/materials for the sessions.
Allow no more than a maximum of fifteen (15) couples for each PMC session.

This order shall take effect immediately.

Done this 24th day of March, 2010, Oton, Iloilo, Philippines.


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