Office of the President
of the Philippines
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 2042
AMENDING PROCLAMATION NO. 2040 ENTITLED, “CALLING THE INTERIM BATASANG PAMBANSA TO CONVENE AS A CONSTITUENT ASSEMBLY TO PROPOSE AND CONSIDER AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION.”
WHEREAS, to give the Interim Batasang Pambansa enough time to deliberate as thoroughly as it could on the proposed amendments to the Constitution, it is necessary that the time limit fixed in the original proclamation be extended;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me under Section 15, Article XVII of the Constitution, do hereby amend Proclamation No. 2040 by calling on the interim Batasang Pambansa to continue as a constituent assembly until its task as such is completed.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 16th day of December, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty.
(SGD.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) JUAN C. TUVERA
Senior Presidential Assistant