BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 49
CONFERRING THE TEMPORARY RANK OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL UPON THE CHIEF OF STAFF OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES
Pursuant to the authority vested in me by Sections 9 and 11 of Republic Act No. 291, I, RAMON MAGSAYSAY, President of the Philippines, do hereby order that the temporary rank of Lieutenant General shall be conferred upon the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines: Provided, That this temporary rank shall carry no increase in pay, allowances and emoluments whatsoever, and that said rank shall be held only while the officer concerned holds that office, or at the pleasure of the President.
Done in the City of Manila, this 23rd day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-four, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the ninth.
(Sgd.) RAMON MAGSAYSAY
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) FRED RUIZ CASTRO
Source: Presidential Museum and Library
Office of the President of the Philippines. (1954). [Executive Order Nos. : 1 – 100]. Manila : Presidential Museum and Library.