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LAWS AND POLICIES

Here are pertinent laws and policies related to e-commerce.


No.

Title

Date of Issuance

Republic Act No. 8792

An Act Providing for the Recognition and Use of Electronic Commercial and Non-Commercial Transactions and Documents, Penalties for Unlawful Use Thereof and for Other Purposes” or the Electronic Commerce Act of 2000

14 June 2000

Executive Order No. 262

Amending Executive Order No. 302 Series of 1996, entitled Providing Policies, Guidelines, Rules and Regulations for the Procurement of Goods/Supplies by the National Government and Executive Order No. 201, Series of 2000

05 Jul 2000

Executive Order No. 264

Establishing the Information Technology and E-commerce Council (ITECC) from the Merger of the National Information Technology Council (NITC) and the Electronic Commerce Promotion Council (ECPC)

12 Jul 2000

Executive Order No. 265

Approving and Adopting the Government Information Systems Plan (GISP) as Framework and Guide for All Computerization Efforts in Government

12 Jul 2000

 

Implementing Rules and Regulations of the ECA

13 Jul 2000

Executive Order No. 322

Requiring All National Government Agencies, Instrumentalities and Government Owned and Controlled Corporations to Participate in the Electronic Procurement System

22 Nov 2000

BSP Circular No. 269

New Guidelines on E-Banking Activities

21 Dec 2000

Executive Order No. 18

Amending Certain Portions of Executive Order No. 264, Series of 2000, Entitled ‘Establishing the Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Council (ITECC) from the Merger of the National Information Technology Council (NITC) and the Electronic Commerce Promotion Council (ECPC)

25 May 2001

Supreme Court Memorandum No. 01-7-01

Rules on Electronic Evidence

17 Jul 2001

DTI-DOST Joint Department Administrative Order No. 2

 

Providing Implementing Rules and Regulations on Electronic Authentication and Electronic Signatures

 

 

28 Sep 2001

Executive Order No. 40

Consolidating Procurement Rules and Procedures for all Government Agencies, Government Owned or Controlled Corporations and Government Financial Institutions and Requiring the Use of the Government Electronic Procurement System

08 Oct 2001

 

Implementing Rules and Regulations on Executive Order No. 40

08 Feb 2002

NCC Memorandum Circular No. 2002-01

Guidelines on Creation of the Agency’s Official Website and Compliance to E-commerce Law and Stage One of the UN-ASPA Stages of E-Government

11 Jul 2002

Republic Act No. 9184

Government Procurement Reform Act, “An Act Providing for the Modernization, Standardization and Regulation of the Procurement Activities of the Government and For Other Purposes”

10 Jan 2003

Executive Order No. 163

Modifying the Rates of Import Duty of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) Products Under the Tariff and Customs Code of 1978 (Presidential Decree No. 1464, as Amended), in Order to Implement the e-ASEAN Framework Agreement

10 Jan 2003

NCC Memorandum Circular No. 2003-01

Guidelines on Creation Compliance to E-commerce Act (R.A. 8792) and Stage Two and Three of the UN-ASPA Five Stages of E-Government

31 Jul 2003

Executive Order No. 269

Creating the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT)

12 Jan 2004

DTI Department Administrative Order No. 01

Prescribing Rules Governing the Voluntary Accreditation of Information Certifiers on Electronic Signatures

24 Feb 2004

(Unpublished)

Executive Order No. 334

Abolishing the Information Technology and Electronic Commerce Council and Transferring Its Budget, Assets, Personnel, Programs, and Projects to the Commission on Information and Communications Technology

20 Jul 2004

CICT Memorandum Circular No. 1

Guidelines in the Administration of the .ph Domain Name

Aug 2004

NTC Memorandum Circular No. 05-08-2005

Voice Over Internet Protocol (VOIP)

23 Aug 2005

NTC Memorandum Circular No. 06-08-2005

Frequency Band Allocations for Broadband Wireless Access

23 Aug 2005

NTC Memorandum Circular No. 07-08-2005

Rules and Regulations on the Allocation and Assignment of 3G Radio Frequency Bands

23 Aug 2005

Executive Order No. 482

Creating the National Single Window Task Force for Cargo Clearance

27 Dec 2005

BSP Circular No. 511

Guidelines on Technology Risk Management

03 Feb 2006

DTI Department Administrative Order  No. 8

Prescribing Guidelines for the Protection of Personal Data in Information and Communications System in the Private Sector

 

21 Jul 2006

BSP Circular No. 542

Consumer Protection for Electronic Banking

01 Sep 2006

DOF-DTI Joint Department Administrative Order No. 02

Guidelines Implementing R.A. 8792 on Electronic Payment and Collection System (EPCS) in Government

25 Oct 2006

NTC Memorandum Circular No. 05-06-2007

Consumer Protection Guidelines

08 Jun 2007

NTC Memorandum Circular No. 04-06-2007

Data Log Retention of Telecommunications Traffic

08 Jun 2007

DOF-DTI Joint Department Order

No. 1

Designation of Members of GEPCSET and Providing their Powers and Functions

18 Jul 2007

UN Convention

The Philippines signed the UN Convention on the Use of Electronic Communications in International Contracts (2005)

25 Sep 2007

DTI-DOH-DA Joint Department Administrative Order No. 1

Rules and Regulations for Consumer Protection in a Transaction Covered by the Consumer Act of the Philippines (R.A. 7394) through Electronic Means under the E-commerce Act (R.A. 8792)

20 Oct 2008

BSP Circular No. 649

Guidelines Governing the Issuance of Electronic Money (E-Money) and the Operations of Electronic Money Issuers (EMI) in the Philippines

09 Mar 2009

Executive Order No. 810

Institutionalizing the Certification Scheme for Digital Signatures and Directing the Application of Digital Signatures in E-Government Services

15 Jun 2009

GPPB Resolution No. 03-2009

Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Government Procurement Reform Act

22 Jul 2009

DOF-DTI Joint Department Administrative Order No. 09-02

Amendment and Supplement to JDAO No.02, S. 2006 and JDO No. 01, S. 2007

29 Jul 2009

DTI-DOF Joint Department Administrative Order No. 10-01

Guidelines on the Use of Access Devices for Payment of Fees, Charges, Assessments and Other Revenues Due to the Government through the Electronic Payment and Collection System (EPCS) of a Government Entity

24 Mar 2010

DTI Department Administrative Order  No. 10-09

Prescribing Rules Governing the Accreditation of Certification Authorities for Digital Signatures

29 Sep 2010

DTI Department Administrative Order  No. 11-01

Prescribing Rules and Guidelines for the Implementation of Executive Order No. 810, Series of 2009, Entitled “Institutionalizing the Certification Scheme for Digital Signatures and Directing the Application of Digital Signatures in E-Government Services”

 

18 Feb 2011

 

Executive Order No. 47

Reorganizing, Renaming, and Transferring the Commission on Information and Communications Technology and its Attached Agencies to the Department of Science and Technology, Directing the Implementation Thereof and for Other Purposes

23 June 2011

Republic Act No. 10173

Data Privacy Act of 2012 – An Act Protecting Individual Personal Information in Information and Communications Systems in the Government and the Private Sector, Creating for this Purpose a National Privacy Commission, and for Other Purposes

15 Aug 2012

Republic Act No. 10175

Cybercrime Prevention Act of 2012 - An Act Defining Cybercrime, Providing for the Prevention, Investigation, Suppression and the Imposition of Penalties Therefor and for Other Purposes

12 Sep 2012

BIR Revenue Memorandum Circular No. 55-2013

Reiterating Taxpayers’ Obligations in Relation to Online Business Transactions

05 Aug 2013

BSP Circular No. 808

Guidelines on Information Technology Risk Management for All Banks and Other BSP Supervised Institutions

22 Aug 2013

COA Circular No. 2013-007

Guidelines for the Use of Electronic Official Receipts (eORs) to Acknowledge Collection of Income and Other Receipts of Government

18 Sep 2013

 

DBM-approval of DTI Rationalization Plan placing the e-commerce-related under the Sector Planning Bureau

17 Oct 2013

BSP Circular No. 857

BSP Regulations on Financial Consumer Protection

21 Nov 2014

Insurance Commission Circular Letter No. 2014-47

Guidelines on Electronic Commerce of Insurance Products

21 Nov 2014

BSP Circular No. 859

Europay, Mastercard and Visa (EMV) Implementation Guidelines

24 Nov 2014

DOJ Advisory Opinion  No. 02-2015

Advisory on Online Shopping Fraud

30 April 2015

 

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