Proclamation No. 825, s. 1991

MALACAÑANG
Manila

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 825

AUTHORIZING THE NATIONAL HISTORICAL INSTITUTE IN CONSONANCE WITH THE PRESIDENT MANUEL A. ROXAS CENTENNIAL YEAR TO CONDUCT A NATIONAL FUND CAMPAIGN FROM THE DATE HEREOF UP TO DECEMBER 31, 1992

WHEREAS, the year 1992 marks the birth centenary of the late Manuel A. Roxas, the first President of the Republic of the Philippines and one of the foremost leaders and statesmen of our people;

WHEREAS, Proclamation No. 824, dated 30 October 1991, declared the year 1992 as Presidential Manuel A. Roxas Centennial Year in consonance with the decade on Filipino Nationalism and designated the National Historical Institute to take charge of the celebration;

WHEREAS, the National Historical Institute needs public support to enable it to discharge its functions relative to the centenary celebration;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby authorize the National Historical Institute to conduct a national fund campaign from date hereof up to December 31, 1992.

For this purpose, all donations, bequests and gifts received by the National Historical Institute for the implementation of its programs and activities shall be free from all forms of taxes and shall be deductible in full from the income of the donor for purposes of computing his income tax liability, subject to the pertinent provisions of Section 94 (a) (3) and (b) (2) and 29 (h) (2) (C) (i) of the National Internal Revenue Code, as amended.

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 30th day of October, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and ninety one.

(Sgd.) CORAZON C. AQUINO

By the President:
(Sgd.) FRANKLIN M. DRILON
Executive Secretary

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