Executive Order No. 292 [BOOK IV/Title VIII/Subtitle II/Chapter 3-Government Arsenal]


Government Arsenal

SECTION 24. Organization.—The Government Arsenal shall be headed by a Director who shall be assisted by one or more Assistant Directors. It shall have staff and operating units provided by law.

SECTION 25. Qualification.—The Director and Assistant Directors shall have the expertise, training or experience in the field of munitions.

SECTION 26. Functions.—(1) The Arsenal shall:

(1) Establish, operate, and maintain government arsenal;

(2) Formulate plans and programs to achieve self-sufficiency in arms, mortars and other weapons and munitions;

(3) Design, develop, manufacture, procure, stockpile, and allocate arms, mortars and other weapons and munitions without the necessity of obtaining any permits or licenses, and devise ways and means for the efficient mobilization of civilian industry to augment the production of the Arsenal in times of emergency; and

(4) Perform such other functions as may be provided by law.

Executive Order No. 292