Executive Order No. 292 [BOOK IV/Title III/Chapter 8-Bureau of Corrections]


Bureau of Corrections

SECTION 26. Bureau of Corrections.—The Bureau of Corrections shall have its principal task the rehabilitation of prisoners. The Bureau of Corrections shall exercise such powers and functions as are now provided for the Bureau of Prisons or may hereafter be provided by law.

SECTION 27. Structural and Personnel Organization.—The Bureau of Corrections shall be headed by a Director who shall be assisted by two (2) Assistant Directors, one for Administration and Rehabilitation and one for Prisons and Security. The Director and Assistant Directors of the Bureau shall be appointed by the President upon recommendation of the Secretary.

The Bureau shall carry out its functions through its divisions and its seven (7) Penal institutions namely—New Bilibid Prisons, Correctional Institution for Women, Iwahig, Davao, San Ramon and Sablayan Prisons and Penal Farms and the Leyte Regional Prisons.

Executive Order No. 292