BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
PROCLAMATION NO. 200
DECLARING SATURDAY, OCTOBER 23, 1999, AS NON-WORKING SPECIAL DAY IN QUEZON CITY
WHEREAS, Republic Act No. 8535 provides for the conversion of the Municipality of Novaliches, Quezon City into a highly urbanized city to be known as the City of Novaliches and mandates the holding of plebiscite for the ratification thereof;
WHEREAS, the Commission on Elections, in its Minute-Resolution No. 3085 dated June 18, 1999, has scheduled the plebiscite day for the ratification of the conversion of the said municipality on Saturday, October 23, 1999;
WHEREAS, to enable the residents of the said municipality to actively participate in the scheduled political exercise, there is a need to declare the plebiscite day as special day;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, JOSEPH EJERCITO ESTRADA, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare Saturday, October 23, 1999 as non-working special day in Quezon City.
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 21st day of October, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and ninety nine.
(Sgd.) JOSEPH EJERCITO ESTRADA
By the President:
(Sgd.) RONALDO B. ZAMORA