Office of the President
of the Philippines
MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR NO. 38
AUTHORIZING PARTICIPATION IN THE 14TH IBP NATIONAL CONVENTION
OF LAWYERS OF THE INTEGRATED BAR OF THE PHILIPPINES
The Integrated Bar of the Philippines will be holding the 14th National Convention of Lawyers on January 16-18, 2013 in Davao City, with the theme “IBP at 40: No Master But Law; No Guide But Conscience; No Aim But Justice.”
The IBP calls the convention every two (2) years as a forum for members to meet and discuss subjects of relevance to members of the legal profession and the nation as a whole.
In this connection, all heads of government agencies, departments, bureaus and offices, including government-owned and/or controlled corporations and their subsidiaries/units shall authorize their respective lawyers to attend and participate in the 14th National Convention of Lawyers of the IBP on official time, at no cost to the government except payment of their salaries, provided such attendance will not adversely affect the functions of their respective offices, as well as, the delivery of services to the public.
By authority of the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.
29 October 2012