OFFICE OF THE CHAIRMAN OF THE
EXECUTIVE COMMISSION
MALACANAN PALACE

BY THE CHAIRMAN OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMISSION

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 105

PRESCRIBING RULES AND REGULATIONS FOR THE GUIDANCE OF MAYORS IN CHARTERED CITIES AND MUNICIPALITIES IN CONNECTION WITH CENSUS TAKING FOR DISTRICT AND NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATIONS AUTHORIZED UNDER EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 77, DATED AUGUST 7, 1942, AND PLACING SUCH ACTIVITY UNDER THE CONTROL AND SUPERVISION OF THE BUREAU OF LOCAL GOVERNMENTS.

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 ordered that—

1. Uniform forms or schedules for the taking of census for district and neighborhood associations under Executive Order No. 77, dated August 7, 1942, shall be used by all the municipalities and chartered cities;

2. The said census forms or schedules shall be devised by the Bureau of Local Governments, with the assistance of the Bureau of the Census and Statistics, and printed by the Bureau of Printing;

3. Such forms shall be distributed from time to time by the Bureau of Local Governments to the cities and municipalities as the need therefor may arise;

4. A copy each of the accomplished forms shall be forwarded to the Director of Local Governments by the mayor of every city or municipality taking a census, within ten (10) days after enumeration day;

5. All census work to be undertaken by virtue said Executive Order No. 77 shall be under the pervision and control of the Bureau of Local Governments which shall, with the assistance of the Bureau of the Census and Statistics, compile tab late and summarize all the census returns for the use of the Military Administration and government offices.

Done in the City of Manila, Philippines, this 18th day of November, 1942.

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

Approved by the Director General of the Japanese Military Administration on November 18, 1942.

Source: Office of the Solicitor General Library