RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT
OF THE PHILIPPINES
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 12
DESIGNATING DR. GAUDENCIO GARCIA TO INVESTIGATE THE ADMINISTRATIVE CHARGES AGAINST GOVERNOR JOSE VILLARAMA OF BULACAN
By virtue of the powers vested in me by law, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, do hereby designate Dr. Gaudencio Garcia to investigate the administrative charges filed against Governor Jose Villarama of Bulacan for Dishonesty, Oppression and Grave Misconduct by Provincial Board Members Manuel Lizaso, Felipe Buencamino and Amado Pineda of the same province.
Dr. Garcia is hereby granted all the powers of an investigator under Sections 71 and 580 of the Revised Administrative Code, including the power to summon witnesses, administer oaths, and take testimony or evidence relevant to the investigation. He is also authorized to call upon any department, bureau, office, agency or instrumentality of the Government for such assistance or information as he may require in the performance of his functions, and for this purpose, he shall have access to, and the right to examine any books, documents, papers or records thereof.
He shall submit his report and recommendations within the shortest time possible.
Done in the City of Manila, this 3rd day of June, 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.