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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 228-A July 20, 1973
DECLARING JULY 24TH, 1973 AS ADDITIONAL REFERENDUM DAY IN THE PHILIPPINES
WHEREAS, initial reports indicate that there is widespread demand among Barangay members for an additional referendum day, aside from July 27, 1973, to enable them to discuss and resolve vital issues affecting their general interest;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution as Commander-in-Chief of all the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and pursuant to Proclamation No. 1081, dated September 21, 1972, and General Order No. 1, dated September 22, 1972, as amended, do hereby order and decree that Tuesday, July 24, 1973 be an additional referendum day, aside from July 27, 1973, to enable all the Barangays to discuss and resolve vital issues affecting their general interest.
This decree shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 20th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-three.
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