REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC
OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 1

CALLING THE NATIONAL ASSEMBLY INTO SPECIAL SESSION FOR A PERIOD OF SIX DAYS BEGINNING OCTOBER 18, 1943.

WHEREAS, with the inauguration of the Republic of the Philippines it becomes necessary and expedient to have the National Assembly sit in special session for the consideration of such measures as may be necessary and convenient for the proper functioning of the Government in the light of the new national policies as proclaimed in the Constitution;

Now, THEREFORE, I, Jose P. Laurel, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers conferred upon me by section 4 (1), Article III of the Constitution, do hereby call the National Assembly into a special session in the City of Manila on the 18th day of October, 1943, at ten o’clock in the forenoon, for a period not exceeding six days, for the purpose of considering and passing upon such measures as may, from time to time, be submitted by the President for consideration.

Done in the City of Manila, this 14th day of October, 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

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library