OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE
EXECUTIVE COMMISSION

MALACAÑAN PALACE

BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMISSION

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 14

SUPPLEMENTING THE RULES GOVERNING THE APPOINTMENT OF SUBORDINATE OFFICIALS AND EMPLOYEES.

Pursuant to authority vested in me as Head of the Central Administrative Organization by Order No. 1 of the Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Forces in the Philippines, the following regulations supplementing the rules governing the appointment of subordinate officials and employees in the Central Administrative Organization are hereby prescribed:

1. The ranking officials in the bureaus and offices referred to in section 55 of Executive Order No. 4 dated February 5, 1942, whose appointment by the Commissioner concerned requires the approval of the Chairman of the Executive Commission, shall be understood to include all positions the salaries of which are within the range from the minimum of Grade 3 to the maximum of Grade 1 prescribed in Executive Order No. 11, dated February 27, 1942.

2. The determination as to whether a position is highly technical or primarily confidential in character shall be made by the Chairman of the Executive Commission upon the recommendation of the Salary Committee created by Executive Order No. 11, dated February 27, 1942.

3. Subordinate employees who may be appointed by the Commissioner concerned, upon the recommendation of the proper chief or director of bureau or office, pursuant to the provisions of section 56 of Executive Order No. 4, dated February 5, 1942, shall be understood to include all positions not included in any of the positions mentioned in the preceding two paragraphs and in sections 52, 53, 54, and 55 of the Executive Order herein mentioned, and the salaries of which are within the range from the minimum of Grade 10 to the maximum of Grade 4.

Done in the City of Greater Manila, Philippines, this 12th day of March, 1942.

(Sgd.) JORGE B. VARGAS
Chairman of the Executive Commission

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library