PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 1925 - AMENDING Section 14c OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NUMBER 1184 OTHERWISE KNOWN AS "THE INTEGRATED NATIONAL POLICE PERSONNEL PROFESSIONALIZATION LAW OF 1977"
Presidential Decree No. 1184 provides among others, the ranks for
officers of the Integrated National Police Brigadier General and Fire
Brigadier General; |
WHEREAS, the Integrated National Police is now composed of more than 55,000 officers, non-officers, and civilians technical personnel;
WHEREAS, police organizations in other countries provide for a higher rank than Brigadier General;
WHEREAS, considering the strength of the Integrated National Police and the vital role it plays in the enforcement of the law and the maintenance of peace and order it becomes necessary that the organization must have officers holding the rank higher than that now provided by law.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby, order and decree:
Section 1. Section 14c of Presidential Decree No. 1184 is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 14. Appointing Authorities. – The members of the Integrated National Police shall be appointed as indicated below:
"c. Officers from the rank of Police Brigadier General to Police Major General and Fire Brigadier General to Fire Major General shall be appointed by the President as recommended by the Director General thru the Minister of National Defense."
Sec. 2. This Decree shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 26th day of May, in the year of Our Lord nineteen hundred and eighty-four.