Mother agency

Mother agency refers to the department, which has jurisdiction over bureaus, offices, agencies, and government owned or controlled corporations (GOCCs) assigned to it by law in accordance with the applicable relationship as defined in Chapters 7, 8, and 9, Book IV of Executive Order No. 292, otherwise known as the “Administrative Code of 1987”. (Sec. 4(i), R.A. No. 11234)