(NAR) VOL. 24 NO. 4 / OCTOBER - DECEMBER 2013
WHEREAS, Executive Order (EO) No. 148 (s. 2002) attached PNCC to the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) for policy and program coordination and for general supervision since they have allied functions, especially in the development of road networks within the country;
WHEREAS, EO 331 (s. 2004) attached PNCC to DTI due to the huge investment required in the development of expressways;
WHEREAS, pursuant to paragraph 3, Section 31, Chapter 10, Title III, Book III of the Administrative Code of 1987, the President of the Philippines has continuing authority to reorganize the administrative structure of the OP, and may transfer any agency under the OP to any other department or agency as well as transfer agencies to the OP from other departments or agencies; and,
WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 10149 provides that the appointive directors of PNCC are appointed by the President from a shortlist prepared by the Governance Commission for Government-Owned or -Controlled Corporations.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby transfer PNCC from DTI to the OP pursuant to paragraph 3, Section 31, Chapter 10, Title III, Book III of the Administrative Code of 1987.
All issuances, orders, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Order are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.
This Order shall take effect immediately.
DONE, in the City of Manila, this 14th of October, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Thirteen.
(SGD.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
By the President:
(SGD.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.