BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 2443
AUTHORIZING THE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM AND LIBRARY, INC. FOUNDATION TO CONDUCT A NATIONAL EDUCATIONAL, MEMBERSHIP AND FUND CAMPAIGN FROM AUGUST 1, 1985 TO JULY 31, 1986.
WHEREAS, the promotion of the well-being of our children and their development into good and useful citizens and enlightened leaders of our country are of vital concern to society and all efforts should be exerted in that direction;
WHEREAS, civic projects for the development of the latent capabilities of our youth and the provision of proper facilities for such development should be encouraged;
WHEREAS, the Children’s Museum and Library, Inc. Foundation, a non-stock, non-profit civic foundation, is carrying out a program with objectives geared to these ends; and
WHEREAS, only the unqualified moral and financial support of the entire nation can boost the coordinated efforts of the government and the Children’s Museum and Library, Inc. Foundation for the moral development of the children and youth;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby authorize the Children’s Museum and Library, Inc. Foundation to conduct a national educational, membership and fund campaign during the period from August 1, 1985 to July 31, 1986.
I call upon all citizens, residents regardless of nationality or creed, business firms, civic, religious government and educational institutions to support actively and give generously, of their means to the CMLI Foundation cause for the welfare development of the children and youth of the country.
It is hereby reiterated that all donations or contributions to the Children’s Museum and Library, Inc. Foundation shall be exempt from income and gift taxes; that all incoming articles in its name are customs duty free; and that all shall constitute allowable deductions in full from the net taxable income of the donors and contributors for income tax purposes.
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 19th day of August, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty-five.
(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) JUAN C. TUVERA
Presidential Executive Assistant