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MOP, Bk 11, v.5, 313

[ ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 134, September 13, 1989 ]


WHEREAS, diggings and excavations on major thoroughfares/streets in various cities and municipalities in Metropolitan Manila cause inconvenience and poise hazards to motorists and pedestrians;

WHEREAS, there is a need to resolve all conflicts regarding the jurisdictional authority to regulate and control excavations and restorations of both local and national roads in Metropolitan Manila;

WHEREAS, to harmonize rules and regulations on excavations and restorations of roads, it is deemed necessary to establish a body for this purpose;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order:

Section 1. Creation. There is hereby created the Metropolitan Manila Coordinating Council For Road Excavations and Restorations (MMCCRER), hereinafter referred to as the Council.

The Council shall be composed of the following:
(1)The Executive Secretary or his Representative


(2)The Governor, Metropolitan Manila Commission or his RepresentativeVice-Chairman
(3)The Mayors of Metropolitan ManilaMembers
(4)The General Manager Public Estates AuthorityMember
(5)The Administrator Intramuros AdministrationMember
 A representative each from: 
 (a) The Department of Public Works and Highways (NCR) 
 (b) Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) 
 (c) Philippine Long Distance Telephone Company (PLDT) 
 (d) Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) 
 (e) Manila Gas Corporation 
 (f) Metropolitan Manila Traffic Police Force Command-Metropolitan Police Force (MMTPFC-MPF)Members
Sec. 2. Functions. — The Council shall have the following functions:

1. To formulate and recommend, for approval of the President, within sixty (60) days from the effectivity of this Administrative Order, such rules, regulations and systems pertaining to road diggings/excavations and restorations in Metropolitan Manila, consistent with existing law.

2. To establish a data bank for annual and long range projects including a monitoring system for ongoing projects.

3. To establish a coordinative and working arrangement among government agencies and utility companies.

4. To organize sub-committees in the exercise of its functions.

Sec. 3. Effectivity. This Administrative Order shall take effect immediately.

Done in the City of Manila, this 13th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty-nine.

President of the Philippines

By the President:
Executive Secretary
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