REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 82

PROVIDING FOR THE REORGANIZATION OF THE COUNCIL OF VICE
MINISTERS

By virtue of the powers vested in me by law, I, JOSE P. LAUREL, President of the Republic of the Philippines, do hereby order –

SECTION 1. The Council of Vice Ministers created under Executive Order No. 3, dated October 23, 1943, shall be composed of the Vice Ministers of State and such officials of the Government of the Republic of the Philippines as have been, or may hereafter be, given the rank and emoluments of a Vice Minister of State.

SEC. 2. The Executive Secretary shall in addition to the powers, duties and functions vested in him by law, act as Chairman of the Council of Vice Ministers, with the Vice Minister of the ranking Ministry in the order of precedence established by law as Vice Chairman.

SEC. 3. Executive Order No. 3, dated October 23, 1943, and all other laws, orders, ordinances and regulations, or parts thereof, inconsistent, herewith are hereby modified accordingly.

SEC. 4. This Order shall take effect as of August 29, 1944.

Done in the City of Manila, this 31st day of August, 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.) EMILIO ABELLO
Executive Secretary