BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 1266
DECLARING THE HISTORICAL SITES WHICH HAVE PLAYED
SUPPORTIVE ROLES IN THE COUNTRY’S STRUGGLE FOR
INDEPENDENCE AS CENTENNIAL FREEDOM TRAIL (CFT) SITES
WHEREAS, certain sites in the country have greatly contributed to the country’s struggle for independence during the Philippine Revolution against Spain which culminated in 1898;
WHEREAS, some local government units (LGUs) have played significant roles in our fight for freedom and independence during the Philippine revolution; and,
WHEREAS, it is fitting and desirable to honor significant historical sites and LGUs and recognize them as Centennial Freedom Trail (CFT) Sites.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FIDEL V. RAMOS, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by Law, do hereby declare key historical sites and local government units which played important roles in our development as a nation as Centennial Freedom Trail Sites.
Section 1. The National Centennial Commission (as lead), National Historical Institute and the Department of the Interior and Local Government are directed to identify all historical sites and local government units nationwide which shall officially comprise the Centennial Freedom Trail (CFT) Sites.
Section 2. The local government units where these sites are located are entitled to grant centennial bonus to its personnel, subject to the approval of their respective sanggunians, to be sourced from their savings.
Section 3. The NCC, NHI and DILG shall, within thirty days, formulate the criteria for the determination of the CFT sites and guidelines to implement the provisions of this Proclamation.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
DONE in the City of Manila, this 27 day of June, in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Ninety Eight.
(Sgd.) FIDEL V. RAMOS
By the President
(Sgd.) ALEXANDER P. AGUIRRE