Administrative Order No. 205, s. 1952

MALACAÑANG
MANILA

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 205

CLASSIFYING THE POSITIONS OF CHIEFS OF MISSION IN THE PHILIPPINE FOREIGN SERVICE AND FIXING THE SALARIES TO BE RECEIVED BY THEM

WHEREAS, under section 1, Part C, Title II of Republic Act No. 708, otherwise known as the Foreign Service Act of the Philippines, the President has been authorized to classify into three classes the positions which are at present occupied by the Chiefs of Mission in the Philippine Foreign Service, with basic salaries per annum as follows: Class I—₱12,000; Class II—₱11,000; Class III—₱10,000;

WHEREAS, pursuant to this provision of law, Reallotment Order No. 1 of the Department of Foreign Affairs was issued by authority of the President on October 15, 1952, classifying Chiefs of Mission into three classes with rates of salaries as above indicated, effective as of July 1, 1952; and

WHEREAS, it is necessary that the present incumbent Chiefs of Mission be distributed to the various posts in the Foreign Service, in accordance with said Act and Reallotment Order;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elpidio Quirino, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the authority vested in me by law, do hereby group existing Chiefs of Mission in the Foreign Service as follows:

The Philippine Ambassador in Washington, D. C. Chief of Mission, Class I
The Philippine Ambassador in Madrid, Spain Chief of Mission, Class I
The Philippine Ambassador in Djakarta, Indonesia Chief of Mission, Class I
The Philippine Minister in Tokyo, Japan Chief of Mission, Class II
The Philippine Minister in London, England Chief of Mission, Class II
The Philippine Minister in New Delhi, India Chief of Mission, Class II
The Philippine Minister in Paris, France Chief of Mission, Class II
The Philippine Minister in Bangkok, Thailand Chief of Mission, Class III
The Philippine Minister in Sydney, Australia Chief of Mission, Class III
The Philippine Minister in Buenos Aires, Argentina Chief of Mission, Class III
The Philippine Minister in Mexico City Chief of Mission, Class III

The incumbent Ambassadors and Ministers occupying the posts as above classified shall receive salaries effective as of July 1, 1952, at the rates provided in Reallotment Order No. 1.

Done in the City of Manila, this 3rd day of December, 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

SourcePresidential Museum and Library

Quirino, E. (1952). Administrative Order No. 205 : Classifying the positions of chiefs of mission in the Philippine Foreign Service and fixing the salaries to be received by them. Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines, 48 (12), 5206-5207.