OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
WASHINGTON, D. C.
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 8-W
ORGANIZING THE DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION AND PUBLIC RELATIONS AND TRANSFERRING TO IT THE POWERS, FUNCTIONS AND DUTIES, AS WELL AS THE PERSONNEL, APPROPRIATIONS, AND PROPERTIES OF THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
By virtue of the powers vested in me by law, and in accordance with the unanimous opinion of the War Cabinet, I, Manuel L. Quezon, President of the Philippines, do hereby order the organization of the Department of Information and Public Relations effective October 1, 1943.
The Department of Information and Public Relations shall be charged with the duty of collecting, collating and disseminating information about the Philippines and the Commonwealth Government.
The powers, functions, and duties as well as the personnel, appropriations, and properties of the Office of Special Services, Office of the President of the Philippines, are hereby transferred to the Department of Information and Public Relations.
Executive Order Numbered 5-W, series of 1942, is hereby repealed insofar as it is inconsistent herewith.
Done at the City of Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America, this first day of October, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and forty-three, and of the Commonwealth of the Philippines, the eighth.
MANUEL L. QUEZON
President of the Philippines
Source: Presidential Museum and Library
Office of the President of the Philippines. (1943). [Executive Order Nos. : 1-w – 111]. Manila : Presidential Museum and Library.