BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 520
AMENDING PARAGRAPH 22 OF EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 303, DATED SEPTEMBER 26, 1940.
WHEREAS, the cost of textbooks and supplies for use in colleges and universities here and abroad has greatly increased since the liberation; and
WHEREAS, the amount of fifty dollars ($50) previously granted for the purpose to Philippine Government pensionados abroad is not sufficient;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, ELPIDIO QURINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby amend paragraph 22 of Executive Order No. 303, dated September 25, 1940, so as to read as follows:
“22. Tuition and matriculation, books, and supplies.- Pensionados shall be entitled to tuition and matriculation fees and textbooks and supplies that are necessary for their studies. The amount to be granted for books and supplies should not exceed one hundred dollars ($100) per year.”
Done in the City of Manila, this 4th day of August, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-two, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the seventh.
(Sgd.) ELPIDIO QUIRINO
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) MARCIANO ROQUE
Acting Executive Secretary
Source: Presidential Museum and Library
Office of the President of the Philippines. (1952). [Executive Order Nos. : 488-664]. Manila : Presidential Museum and Library.