BOOK III - LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS
TITLE ONE. - THE BARANGAY
CHAPTER 1. - ROLE AND CREATION OF THE BARANGAY
SECTION 384. Role of the Barangay. - As the basic political unit, the Barangay serves as the primary planning and implementing unit of government policies, plans, programs, projects, and activities in the community, and as a forum wherein the collective views of the people may be expressed, crystallized and considered, and where disputes may be amicably settled.
CHAPTER 2 - Barangay Officials and Offices
SECTION 387. Chief Officials and Offices. - (a) There shall be in each Barangay a Punong Barangay, seven (7) Sangguniang Barangay members, the Sangguniang Kabataan chairman, a Barangay Secretary, and a Barangay treasurer.
(b) There shall also be in every Barangay a Lupong Tagapamayapa. The Sangguniang Barangay may form community brigades and create such other positions or offices as may be deemed necessary to carry out the purposes of the Barangay government in
accordance with the needs of public service, subject to the budgetary limitations on personal services prescribed under Title Five, Book II of this Code.