DAVAO City Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio issued last Monday, April 10, an order officially designating Captain Voltaire Engracia as the head of the Interim Vice Regulation Unit (IVRU).
The order stated that the primary duties of Engracia include ensuring effective and efficient enforcement of the provisions of Davao City Ordinance 004-13 or the Liquor Ban Ordinance, City Ordinance 064-06 in relation to Section 7 of Ordinance 0292-06 also known as the Davao City Children's Welfare Code.
With this, the IVRU will monitor the selling as well as buying, ordering, serving or drinking beer, liquor, coconut wine to and by minors, among others.
Engracia will also ensure the implementation of the vice regulating ordinances of the city.
The IVRU will also act in coordination with the existing Anti-Smoking Task Force in the enforcement of the provisions of City Ordinance 0367-12, Series of 2012, otherwise known as the New Comprehensive Anti-smoking Ordinance of Davao City.
Engracia will also perform other duties and functions that may be assigned by the city mayor.