The DOLE Integrity Development Initiative was adopted as the National Anti-Corruption Strategy Framework of the Executive Branch in December 2004. It has 22 specific and doable anti-corruption measures, as follows :

On Prevention:

  1. Strengthen internal control through institutionalization of Internal Audit Unit
  2. Conduct of Integrity Development Review
  3. Fast-track e-NGAS and e-bidding for the procurement of goods, services and infrastructure projects
  4. Incorporate integrity check in recruitment and promotion of government personnel
  5. Institutionalize multi-stakeholder performance evaluation system
  6. Protect meager income of government employees
  7. Adopt a single ID system for government officials and employees

On Education:

  1. Disseminate compendium of anti-corruption laws, rules and regulations
  2. Prepare agency-specific code of ethical standards/guidelines for adoption
  3. Provide ethics training, spiritual formation, moral recovery program
  4. Mandate integration of anti-corruption in elementary/secondary education modules

On Deterrence:

  1. Develop agency internal complain unit (including protection of internal whistleblowers)
  2. Set-up/strengthen agency internal affairs unit
  3. Publish blacklisted offenders and maintain on-line central database
  4. Hold superiors accountable for corrupt activities of subordinates
  5. Use effectively existing agency administrative disciplinary machinery and public results
  6. Advocate for the submission of ITR as attachment to the SALN
  7. PAGC to carry out independent survey to check anti-graft and corruption program and effectiveness

On Strategic Partnership:

  1. Linking of existing databases of complementary agencies and sharing of information
  2. Enlist or enhance participation of private sector and civil society in various areas of governance
  3. Tap international development agencies and private sector for support
  4. Institutionalize stakeholder participation


  • RA No. 1379 – An Act Declaring Forfeiture in Favor of the State Any Property Found to have been Unlawfully Acquired by Any Public Officer or Employee
  • Article XI 1987 Philippine Constitution – Accountability of Public Officers
  • RA No. 3019 – Anti-Graft and Corrupt Practices Act
  • RA No. 6713 – An Act Establishing a Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees, To Uphold the Time-Honored Principle of Public Office being a Public Trust, Granting Incentives and Rewards for Exemplary Service, Enumerating Prohibited Acts and Transactions and Providing Penalties for Violations Thereof and for Other Purposes
  • Implementing Rules of RA No. 6713 – Rules Implementing the Code of Conduct and Ethical Standards for Public Officials and Employees
  • Revised Penal Code (Title II) – Crime Against the Fundamental Laws of the State Revised Penal Code (Title VII)
  • RA No. 7080 – An act Defining and penalizing the Crime of Plunder
  • RA No. 9485 – An Act to improve Efficiency in the Delivery of Government Service to the Public by Reducing Bureaucratic Red Tape, Preventing Graft and Corruption, and Providing Penalties
  • PD No. 749 – Granting Immunity from Prosecution to Givers of Bribes and other Gifts and to their Accomplices in Bribery and other Graft Cases Against Public Officers
  • PD No. 46 – Making it punishable for Public Officials and Employees to Receive, and for Private Persons to Give Gifts on any Occasion, including Christmas