By Dominic B. dela Cruz ( Staff Reporter) Laoag City In the resolution, which Laoag councilor Juan Conrado A. Respicio sponsored, it states that the request was due to numerous reports that there are local elective officials in the city conducting quarrying operations in their areas of political jurisdictions thus resulting to gross violations of Provincial Ordinance No. 010-2019 and other existing laws, particularly RA 6713 entitled “An act establishing a code of conduct and ethical standards for public officials and employees”. It further states that “conflict of interest” arises when a public official or employee is a member of a board, an officer, or a substantial stockholder of a private corporation, or owner, or has a substantial interest in a business, or his rights and his duties therein may be opposed to, or affected by the faithful performance of official duty. Section 12 Paragraph XVI and XVII of Provincial Ordinance No. 010-2019 states that, “national officials incl
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