Presidential Decree No. 224, s. 1973

MALACAÑANG 
Manila

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 224

AMENDING CERTAIN PARTS OF THE INTEGRATED ORGANIZATION PLAN

I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution as Commander-in-Chief of all the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and pursuant to Proclamation No. 1081, dated September 21, 1972, and General Order No. 1, dated September 22, 1972, as amended, do hereby decree and order the amendment of paragraph 1.a. and 1.c, Article I, Chapter III of Part II of the Integrated Reorganization Plan:

“1.a. Region No. 1 is called the Ilocos Region, and comprises the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, Abra, La Union, Benguet,MountainProvince, and Pangasinan, and the cities ofBaguio, Laoag, Dagupan, andSan Carlos, with regional center atSan Fernando, La Union.”

“1.c. Region No. 3 is called the Central Luzon Region, and comprises the provinces of Tarlac, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Zambales, Bulacan, and Bataan, and the cities of Angeles,Cabanatuan, Olongapo, Palayan, andSan Jose(Nueva Ecija), with regional center ofSan Fernando, Pampanga.”

Done in the City of Manila, this 22nd day of June, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-three.

(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines

By the President:

(Sgd.) ROBERTO V. REYES
Assistant Executive Secretary

Source: Malacañang Records Office