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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 221 June 20, 1973
AMENDING PART XVIII, ARTICLE V, SECTIONS 2 AND 3, OF THE INTEGRATED REORGANIZATION PLAN APPROVED UNDER PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NUMBER 1 DATED SEPTEMBER 24, 1972
By virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution as Commander-in-Chief of all Armed Forces of the Philippines, and pursuant to Proclamation No. 1081 dated September 21, 1972, and General Order No. 1 dated September 22, 1972, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, do hereby amend Part XVIII, Article V, Sec. 2 and 3, of the Integrated Reorganizational Plan approved under Presidential Decree No. 1 dated September 24, 1972, to read as follows:
"Sec. 2. The administrative staffs of the committees mentioned in Section 1 above are abolished, and their functions together with applicable appropriations, records, equipment, property, and such qualified personnel as may be necessary are transferred to the Office of United Nations Affairs and International Organizations of the Department of Foreign Affairs to serve as the central secretariat for all United Nations matters."
"Sec. 3. However, the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCA) National Commission is attached to the Department of Foreign Affairs. Its administrative staff and functions, together with applicable appropriations, records, equipment, property and such qualified personnel as may be necessary, shall remain in their present status with the said Commission. It shall coordinate with the Office of United Nations Affairs and International Organizations of the Department of Foreign Affairs. The Secretary of Foreign Affairs shall be the Chairman of said Commission."
This decree is hereby made part of the law of the land and shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 20th day of June, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-three.