REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC
OF THE PHILIPPINES

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 4

CREATING AN OFFICE EQUIPMENT
REDISTRIBUTION COMMITTEE

Considering the present scarcity of office equipment being felt as newly-created bureaus and offices are organized, as well as the prevailing excessive prices of materials, there is hereby created and constituted a committee, which shall be known as the Office Equipment Redistribution Committee, to be composed of the following:

Mr. Manuel Agregado, Chairman
Mr. Placido Mapa, Member
Mr. Conrado Sevilla, Member

The Committee shall—

(a) Take charge of determining the quantity and location of various articles of office equipment belonging to the National Government;

(b) Determine the actual needs of each bureau or office for various kinds of office equipment;

(c) Study the feasibility of assigning large or double desks to two or more employees;

(d) Study the proper distribution of all office equipment among bureaus and offices of the National Government; and

(e) Submit as soon as possible to the President of the Republic of the Philippines proper recommendations to carry out the purposes of this Order.

For the proper functioning of the Committee herein created, all the officials and employees of the National Government are hereby enjoined to extend whatever assistance may be requested of them by the Committee.

Done in the City of Manila, this 18th day of November, 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