BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMISSION

OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMISSION
MALACAÑAN PALACE

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 1

SUMMARY OF ORGANIZATION OF THE CENTRAL
ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANS AND JUDICIAL
COURTS

In accordance with Administrative Order No. 1 of the Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Forces in the Philippines dated January 30, 1942, and pursuant to the authority conferred upon me as head of the Central Administrative Organization by Order No. 1 of the said Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Forces, it is hereby ordered that—

ARTICLE I

The Central Administrative Organs and Judicial Courts are hereby reconstituted and shall function in accordance with the following summary of organization:

1. CENTRAL ADMINISTRATIVE ORGANS

Chairman of the Executive Commission
Budget and Auditing Office
Bureau of Civil Service
All Examining Boards
Office of Executive Secretary to the Commission
(Official Gazette)
Bureau of Purchase and Supply
Bureau of Printing
Government-owned or Controlled Corporations

Department of the Interior
Bureau of Local Governments
(Provincial, City, Municipal and Specially Organized Local Governments including Greater Manila)
Bureau of Constabulary and Police
Bureau of Religious Affairs
Bureau of the Census and Statistics

Department of Finance
Bureau of the Treasury
Bureau of Customs and Internal Revenue
Bureau of Financing (including Banking, Insurance, etc.)
Government Service Insurance System
Philippine Charity Sweepstakes

Department of Justice
Bureau of Justice
Bureau of Prisons
Court of Appeals
Courts of First Instance
Provincial and City Fiscals and Sheriffs
Justice of the Peace Courts and Municipal Courts
Code Committee
Department of Agriculture and Commerce

Bureau of Agricultural Administration (including National Land Settlement Administration and Rural Progress Administration)
Bureau of Plant and Animal Industry
Bureau of Lands
Bureau of Forestry and Fishery
Bureau of Science
Bureau of Commerce and Industries
Bureau of Mines
Weather Bureau

Department of Education, Health, and Public Welfare
Bureau of Public Instruction
Bureau of Private Education
Bureau of Physical Education
Bureau of Health (including Quarantine Service)
Bureau of Public Welfare (including matters pertaining to Labor)
University of the Philippines
National Library
Institute of National Language
Philippine General Hospital

Department of Public Works and Communications
Bureau of Public Works
Bureau of Communications
Bureau of Transportation
Bureau of Public Utilities
Metropolitan Waterworks Office

2. SUPERIOR COURT

Supreme Court

ARTICLE II

The specific duties, functions and activities to be performed by the administrative departments, bureaus and offices as herein reconstituted, will be determined and defined in subsequent executive orders.

Done in the City of Greater Manila, Philippines, this 30th day of January, 1942.

JORGE B. VARGAS
Chairman of the Executive Commission

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library