Presidential Decrees


  • Presidential Decree No. 1906: An Act Amending the Charter of the Philippine Veterans Bank and Renaming it the Philippine Military and Veterans Bank

    WHEREAS, it is desirable that the benefits through such a banking institution which are available to veterans and their beneficiaries shall also be made to military personnel even before their retirement or honorable discharge from the Armed Forces of the Philippines;
  • Presidential Decree No. 1855: An Act Amending Section Four of the Charter of the Philippine Veterans Bank

    AN ACT AMENDING SECTION FOUR OF THE CHARTER OF THE PHILIPPINE VETERANS BANK
  • Presidential Decree No. 1636: Further Amending Republic Act No. 1161 Otherwise Known as Social Security Law

    Presidential Decree No. 1636: Further Amending Republic Act No. 1161 Otherwise Known as Social Security Law WHEREAS, under Article II Section 7 of the Constitution of the Philippines, it is the declared policy of the State to “establish, maintain and ensure adequate social services in the field of . . . social security to guarantee continue reading : Presidential Decree No. 1636: Further Amending Republic Act No. 1161 Otherwise Known as Social Security Law
  • Presidential Decree No. 1202: Further Amending Republic Act No. 1161 Otherwise Known as Social Security Law

    Presidential Decree No. 1202: Further Amending Republic Act No. 1161 Otherwise Known as Social Security Law WHEREAS, under Article II, Section 7 of the Constitution of the Philippines, it is the declared policy of the State to “establish, maintain and ensure adequate social services in the field of . . . social security to guarantee continue reading : Presidential Decree No. 1202: Further Amending Republic Act No. 1161 Otherwise Known as Social Security Law
  • Presidential Decree No. 1083: Code of Muslim Personal Laws of the Philippines

    Presidential Decree No. 1083: Code of Muslim Personal Laws of the Philippines A DECREE TO ORDAIN AND PROMULGATE A CODE RECOGNIZING THE SYSTEM OF FILIPINO MUSLIM LAWS, CODIFYING MUSLIM PERSONAL LAWS, AND PROVIDING FOR ITS ADMINISTRATION AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES WHEREAS, pursuant to the spirit of the provision of the Constitution of the Philippines that, continue reading : Presidential Decree No. 1083: Code of Muslim Personal Laws of the Philippines
  • Presidential Decree No. 1043: An Act Authorizing Female Military Members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines to Marry Upon Completion of Three Years Active Service

    There is established in the Armed Forces of the Philippines a Women’s Auxiliary Corps which shall perform non-combat/administrative duties and such other functions and service as may be prescribed by the Secretary of National Defense. It shall composed of officers and enlisted women, the full complement of which shall be as determined annually by the Chief of Staff, AFP, subject to the approval of the Secretary of National Defense; Provided, that the ratio of officers to enlisted women shall be one officer for every twenty enlisted women; and Provided, further, that the number of officers in each grade shall be …
  • Presidential Decree No. 633: Creating the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women

    Presidential Decree No. 633: Creating the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women WHEREAS, the General Assembly of the United Nations has designated 1975 as International Women’s Year with its central theme of “Equality, Development and Peace”; WHEREAS, the United Nations will convene during International Women’s Year an International Conference in which, inter alia, continue reading : Presidential Decree No. 633: Creating the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women
  • Presidential Decree No. 603: The Child and Youth Welfare Code

    Presidential Decree No. 603: The Child and Youth Welfare Code TITLE I. GENERAL PRINCIPLES Article 1.  Declaration of Policy. – The Child is one of the most important assets of the nation. Every effort should be exerted to promote his welfare and enhance his opportunities for a useful and happy life. The child is not continue reading : Presidential Decree No. 603: The Child and Youth Welfare Code
  • Presidential Decree No. 442: Labor Code of the Philippines

    Presidential Decree No. 442: Labor Code of the Philippines A DECREE INSTITUTING A LABOR CODE, THEREBY REVISING AND CONSOLIDATING LABOR AND SOCIAL LAWS TO AFFORD PROTECTION TO LABOR, PROMOTE EMPLOYMENT AND HUMAN RESOURCES DEVELOPMENT AND INSURE INDUSTRIAL PEACE BASED ON SOCIAL JUSTICE. ARTICLE 1. Name of Decree. – This Decree shall be known as the continue reading : Presidential Decree No. 442: Labor Code of the Philippines
  • Presidential Decree No. 148: Amending Further Certain Sections of Republic Act 679, as amended, Commonly Known as the Woman and Child Labor Law

    Presidential Decree No. 148: Amending Further Certain Sections of Republic Act 679, as amended, Commonly Known as the Woman and Child Labor Law WHEREAS, under Section 9, Article II of the New Constitution, the State shall among other policies, afford protection to labor, promote full employment and equality in employment, ensure equal work opportunities regardless continue reading : Presidential Decree No. 148: Amending Further Certain Sections of Republic Act 679, as amended, Commonly Known as the Woman and Child Labor Law