BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 983
INCREASING THE SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCE OF PRISONERS AND DETAINEES UNDER THE CUSTODY OF THE PHILIPPINE CONSTABULARY/INTEGRATED NATIONAL POLICE
WHEREAS, the present subsistence allowance of prisoners and detainees under the custody of the Philippine Constabulary/Integrated National Police is Six Pesos (P6.00) a day;
WHEREAS, the daily subsistence allowance of prisoners and detainees at the National Penitentiary under the Bureau of Prison has already been increased to Eight Pesos and Fifty Centavos (P8.50);
WHEREAS, there is a need to adjust the daily subsistence allowance of prisoners and detainees under the custody of the PC/INP to keep abreast with the increasing price level of foodstuff and other prime commodities, and to make it at par with that of the National Penitentiary;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order and direct;
1. The increase in the subsistence allowance of prisoners and detainees under the custody of the Philippine Constabulary/Integrated National Police from Six Pesos (P6.00) to Eight Pesos and Fifty Centavos (P8.50) a day.
2. The funds needed to implement this Order shall be drawn from salary savings of the Integrated National Police Appropriation for CY 1984. Any further deficiency shall come from the budgetary reserves of CY 1984 General Appropriation Act. Funds needed for the succeeding years shall be incorporated in the annual appropriations of the Integrated National Police.
3. The rules and regulations needed to implement this Order shall be issued by the Ministry of National Defense.
4. This Executive Order shall take effect on September 16, 1984.
DONE IN THE CITY OF MANILA, this 13th day of September in the year of Our Lord Nineteen Hundred and Eighty Four.
(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) JUAN C. TUVERA
Presidential Executive Assistant
Source: Malacañang Records Office
Office of the President of the Philippines. (1984). [Executive Order Nos. : 928 – 1029]. Manila : Malacañang Records Office.