(NAR) VOL. 16 NO. 3 / JULY - SEPTEMBER 2005
WHEREAS, Executive Order (EO) No. 546, dated July 23, 1979, which is entitled "Creating a Ministry of Public Works and a Ministry of Transportation and Communications," created, in Section 14 thereof, the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) under the supervision and control of the Ministry of Transportation and Communications (now Department of Transportation and Communications or DOTC);
WHEREAS, EO No. 269, dated January 12, 2004, which is entitled "Creating the Commission on Information and Communications Technology (CICT)," has placed, in Section 5 thereof, the NTC under the direct supervision and control of the CICT;
WHEREAS, transferring back the NTC under the supervision and control of the DOTC will streamline bureaucracy operations;
WHEREAS, EO No. 292, series of 1987, otherwise known as the "Administrative Code of 1987", grants the President continuing authority to reorganize the administrative structure of the Executive Branch.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby transfer back the National Telecommunications Commission (NTC) under the supervision and control of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC).
All issuances, orders, rules and regulations, or parts thereof, inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.
Adopted: 16 Aug. 2005
(SGD.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
By the President:
(SGD.) EDUARDO R. ERMITA