Filing and Receiving of Registration and Licensing Applications
Republic Act No. 9485, also known as the Anti-Red Tape Act of 2007, was enacted to improved efficiency in the delivery of government service to the public and to establish effective practices aimed at the prevention of graft and corruption in government.
This same law mandates all government agencies and offices to take appropriate measures to promote transparency with regard to the manner of transacting with the public. Further, these measures shall encompass a program for the adoption of simplified procedures to reduce red tape and expedite transactions in government.
Likewise, Section 5 of RA 9485 (Re-engineering of System and Procedures) provides that all offices and agencies which provide frontline services shall undergo evaluation and improvement of their transaction systems and procedures and re-engineer the same if deemed necessary to reduce bureaucratic red tape and processing time.
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