LGU Mandates

Infanta Municipal Building

Pursuant to Section 16 of R.A. 7160 or the Local Government Code of 1991, local government units are mandated to promote the general welfare of the people within their respective territorial jurisdictions. Specifically, LGU shall:

  1. Ensure and support among other things, the preservation and enrichment of culture
  2. Promote health and safety
  3. Enhance the right of the people to a balanced ecology
  4. Encourage and support the development of appropriate and self-reliant scientific and technological capabilities
  5. Improve public morals
  6. Enhance economic prosperity and social justice
  7. Promote full employment among their residents
  8. Maintain peace and order
  9. Preserve the comfort and convenience of their inhabitants