ABOUT SLSU FOI SERVICES
A service-responsive unit in the operationalization of the citizen’s constitutional right to information.
SLSU FOI Services pursues best practices and a responsive system in the administration of the citizen’s right to information under the Philippine Constitution, fosters a culture of sobriety and diligence in equal observance to one’s right to privacy of communication, and serves as an active catalyst of Southern Leyte State University and the Philippine Government in the efficient and effective dispense of public service.
SLSU FOI Services is created in compliance to and the demands of Executive Order No. 2, series of 2016, otherwise known as, “Operationalizing in the Executive Branch the People’s Constitutional Right to Information and the State Policies of Full Public Disclosure and Transparency in the Public Service and Providing Guidelines Therefore,” issued by President Rodrigo R. Duterte.
The institutionalized SLSU Freedom of Information (FOI) Manual was approved through SLSU BOR Resolution No. 74, series of 2017 dated 23 October 2017. It has been revised recently to harmonize with Republic Act 11032 or “The Ease of Doing Business and Efficient Government Service Delivery Act of 2018” to streamline the current systems and procedures of government services. Under the new organizational structure of the University, the SLSU FOI Services is now under the Directorate of Executive Operations and Quality Assurance. Deputizing campus-level FOI Services offices across the university, it is primarily responsible for the dispense of requests for information to citizens on matters of public interest or concern.
Schedule of FOI Request Fee (Request for Photocopy/Hardcopy of Information)
The requesting party has the several options as to the preferred mode of receipts of requested information (email, postal, pick-up within office hours) including the type or format of the information (hardcopy, PDF, etc.). In case a requesting party decides to have a hard copy of the requested information, he may avail it in accordance to SLSU BOR Resolution No. 82 series of 2018, to wit:
- Black and White (no picture) – Php. 3.00 per page
- Black and White (with picture) – Php. 5.00 per page
- Colored – Php. 10.00 per page
In case of postal-mail sending or release of the requested information, the SLSU FOI Office may require the requesting party to shoulder the necessary mailing expenses thereof.