REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 8

AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT OF TRANSPORTATION OF MEMBERS OF THE FAMILIES AND THE HOUSEHOLD EFFECTS OF OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES OF PROVINCES, CITIES, MUNICIPALITIES AND OF GOVERNMENT-OWNED OR CONTROLLED CORPORATIONS, WHO ARE TRANSFERRED FROM ONE OFFICIAL STATION TO ANOTHER.

WHEREAS, the cost of transportation of members of the families and of the household effects of officers and employees of the National Government who may be transferred from one official station to another in the interest of the public service and without solicitation on their part, is being paid from government funds in accordance with Section 7-I (20) of the Budget Act; and

WHEREAS, officers and employees of local governments and of government-owned or controlled corporations should also enjoy the same privilege;

NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to the authority vested in me by law, I, JOSE P. LAUREL, President of the Republic of the Philippines, do hereby order that, whenever officers and employees of provinces, cities, municipalities and of government-owned or controlled corporations, are transferred from one official station to another in the interest .of the public service and not at their own request, the cost of transportation of the immediate members of their families, consisting of the wife or husband, as the case may be, and of their children below twenty-one years of age as well as that of their baggage and household effects not exceed a total of three thousand kilos, shall be paid from the appropriation for traveling expenses of the province, city, municipality or corporation concerned, if approved by the corresponding Minister.

Done at the City of Manila, this 18th day of November in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and forty-three, and of the Republic of the Philippines, the first.

(SGD.) JOSE P. LAUREL
President of the Republic of the Philippines

By the President:

(SGD.) JOSE GIL
Acting Executive Secretary