OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE
EXECUTIVE COMMISSION

MALACAÑAN PALACE

BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMISSION

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 92

PRESCRIBING REGULATIONS GOVERNING TRAVEL EXPENSES OF PROVINCIAL, CITY, AND MUNICIPAL OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES.

Pursuant to the authority conferred upon me as Head of the Central Administrative Organization by Order No. 1 in connection with Order No. 3 of the Commander-in-Chief of the Imperial Japanese Forces in the Philippines, and upon the recommendation of the Executive Commission, it is hereby provided, that officers and employees of provinces, chartered cities, and municipalities when traveling, or when absent from their permanent stations on official business, shall be allowed travel expenses to be paid from the funds of their respective governments, as follows:

1. When traveling by water transportation, the actual travel expenses necessarily incurred.

2. When traveling in the City of Manila or elsewhere outside of their official stations, the cost of transportation of person and essential baggage, together with per diems in lieu of subsistence and lodging, as follows:

(a) For officers and employees receiving a salary of two thousand pesos or less per annum, a per diem not exceeding one peso and fifty centavos;

(b) For those receiving more than two thousand pesos per annum, but not exceeding four thousand pesos per annum, a per diem not exceeding two pesos and twenty-five centavos; and

(c) For those receiving more than four thousand pesos per annum, a per diem not exceeding three pesos.

In addition to the per diems provided in paragraphs (a), (b), and (c) hereof, officers and employees concerned, while traveling in the City of Manila on official business, may be reimbursed the cost of their transportation not exceeding ₱1 a day.

3. Officers and employees who are technically in the service of the Central Administrative Organization but whose salary or compensation is paid cither wholly or partially by the local government concerned shall be subject to the provisions of this Order.

4. The provisions of existing law and regulations regarding travel expenses of provincial, city, and municipal officers and employees which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Order are hereby declared inoperative. This Order shall apply to claims for travel expenses, including per diems, pending approval or payment on the date of the issuance hereof.

Done in the City of Manila, Philippines, this 16th day of September, 1942.

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

Approved by the Director General of the Japanese Military Administration on September 16, 1942.

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library