RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT
OF THE PHILIPPINES
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 3
ORDERING THE RECALL AND RETURN OF ALL APPOINTMENTS PENDING ACTION BY THE CIVIL SERVICE COMMISSION, THE WAGE AND POSITION CLASSIFICATION OFFICE (WAPCO), AND THE BUDGET COMMISSION
WHEREAS, numerous appointments were hurriedly made or issued by the outgoing Administration which are now pending action by the Civil Service Commission, the Wage and Position Classification Office (WAPCO) and the Budget Commission; and
WHEREAS, the present Administration deems it necessary in the public interest to review and study further said appointments, particularly in the light of its administrative program and the present precarious fiscal position of the Government;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, pursuant to the authority vested in me by law, do hereby order that no further action should be taken or made on all appointment papers pending with the aforecited offices, which are hereby recalled and ordered returned to the respective departments, bureaus, offices or agencies where they originated, except those pertaining to purely provincial or municipal offices.
Done in the City of Manila, this 6th day of January, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and sixty-six.
(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) RAFAEL M. SALAS
Source: Malacañang Records Office
Office of the President of the Philippines. (1966). [Administrative Order Nos. : 1 – 199]. Manila : Malacañang Records Office.