For the guidance of the Regional Budget Officer, Regional Accountant, and RO Cashier, the examination fee of Three Hundred Fifty Pesos (Php 350.00) shall be utilized as follows:
A. Ten Pesos (Php 10.00) is for the Legal Research Fund as stipulated in DepEd Order No. 14, s. 2015. The remittance to the Bureau of Treasury is stipulated in the said order.
B. Three Hundred Forty Pesos (Php 340.00) shall cover various expenses relative to the preparations and administration of the 2021 NQESH such as (but not limited to):
i. Accommodation/meals, travel expenses, communication allowances, payment of overtime services, and honoraria of the proctors and other DepEd personnel involved in the application process, preparations, and administration of 2021 NQESH.
ii. Printing of the materials (such as, but not limited to User’s Guides, Test Administration Guides and other materials and forms).
iii. Supplies and other incidental expenses.
Granting of honoraria to DepEd personnel involved in the preparations and conduct of the 2021 NQESH shall be authorized. Since these personnel are required to render services beyond their regular duties and responsibilities to ensure the peaceful and orderly conduct of the 2021 NQESH.
A. The computation of the honorarium for the 2021 Principals’ Test shall be based on the DBM Circular No. 2007-2 dated October 1, 2007, entitled “Guidelines on the Grant of Honoraria Due to Assignment in Government Special Projects.”
B. Expenses allocated for the honorarium shall be drawn out from the examination fees. No funds shall be expended from the Central, Regional, and Schools Division Offices for this matter.
C. RO & SDO personnel who are involved during the preparation, online application and evaluation of documents shall be entitled to overtime pay charged to the examination fee or local funds, subject to the existing accounting and auditing rules and regulations.
Utilization of fund shall be upon approval of the Regional Director, subject to COA and accounting rules and regulations.