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Revised Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) Of R.A. 9296 as Amended By R.A 10536 In Effect February 23, 2015

February 23, 2015. After publication in the PDI last February 4 and February 7, 2015, the amended IRR of Republic Act (R.A.) No. 9296, otherwise known as “The Meat Inspection Code of the Philippines”, as amended by RA 10536, is now in force. The NMIS has uploaded the revised IRR in its website at

The guidelines to specific rules & regulations of the IRR, e.g. adjudication, are being drafted and will be subject to the same vigorous procedure as the amended IRR before approval and circulation.

The NMIS will disseminate the IRR of RA 9296 as amended through a series of information drives in the three major geographic divisions of the country- Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao. The schedules of the orientation seminars will be posted in this website as soon as this is finalized.

the Technical Working Groups from the DA and DOH who painstakingly drafted the IRR of R.A. 10611 otherwise known as “The Food Safety Act of 2013” last 20 February 2015 at the SMX Convention Center, Pasay City.