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Bangsamoro Local Government Code: Re-reading of Decentralization and its Problems

Of the seven priority bills that the Bangsamoro Transition Authority (BTA) is required to pass, the Bangsamoro Local Government Code (BLGC) is directed to provide the form to the local government units (LGUs) of the region. The BLGC articulates the organizational structure of local units, with their powers, functions, and responsibilities. The primary aim of the measure is to institute a “responsive” and “accountable” local government. This paper highlights key areas needed attention to address possible problems of BLGC. 


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