REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 41

EXTENDING UNTIL MAY 1, 1944, THE PERIOD IN WHICH CERTAIN PRESIDENTIAL APPOINTEES MAY CONTINUE IN THEIR RESPECTIVE POSITIONS.

Pursuant to the powers vested in me by Section 6, Article XI of the Constitution and by Act No, 10, I, JOSE P. LAUREL, President of the Republic of the Philippines, do hereby order that –

1. All officers of the Government, whose appointments are by the Constitution vested in the President and who have not on this date been reappointed, shall continue in their respective positions until May 1, 1944, when they shall cease automatically to hold office, unless before said date their successors have been appointed and qualified or unless they are reappointed on or before said date. Officers who have been originally appointed by the President after January 1, 1944, shall be excepted from the provisions of this Order.

2. Such provisions of Section 21 of Executive Order No. 24, dated December 31, 1943, as are inconsistent with the provisions of this Order, are hereby modified accordingly.

Done in the City of Manila, this, 30th day of March, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and forty-four, and of the Republic of the Philippines, the first.

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

By the President:

(SGD.) PEDRO SABIDO
Executive Secretary