1. Appointment of new employees, creation of new positions, promotions, or giving salary increases in government offices, except upon prior approval of the Comelec when there is an urgent need for the service of the person or the position involved. (Sec. 261 (g) OEC)
1.a Additional prohibition are now also provided in the new Comelec Resolution No. 9615 issued January 16, 2013, like online advertisement, posting of election propaganda to public utility vehicles, traffic signages, waiting sheds, sidewalks, trees, street and lamp posts, electric posts and wires, other signboards erected in public property, overpasses and underpasses, flyovers, bridges and main thoroughfares, center islands of roads and highways, public building and edifices, among others.
2. Prohibited contribution by the following for political purposes: