Section 106 of The Local Government Code of 1991 mandates the creation of a Multi-Sectoral Development Plan to be initiated the Municipal Development Council.

RA 7160 provides for the establishment of a Local Health Board in every Local Government Unit.


Section 116 of The Local Government Code of 1991 provides for establishment of Local Peace & Order Council with the objective of institutionalizing a mechanism that would coordinate all efforts towards the maintenance of peace and order and public safety in the localities.

A special body created by virtue of Republic Act 7160 whose main duty is to allocate the Special Education Fund (SEF) to meet the supplementary needs of the local public school system.


Local bodies are institutions of the local self governance, which look after the administration of an area or small community such as villages, towns, or cities.