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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 672 March 13, 1975
PROMOTING THE LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY IN SUPPORT OF THE GREEN REVOLUTION PROGRAM AND CREATING FOR THE PURPOSE REVOLVING FUNDS IN PROVINCES AND CITIES.
WHEREAS, it is the national policy to encourage every household to produce food for its own consumption and thereby improve the health and nutrition of our people;
WHEREAS, it is the policy to promote the livestock industry in the Philippines and disseminate information through practice on the care and feeding of livestock;
WHEREAS, many families would desire to raise animals on their own backyard and convert household leftovers into meat but do not have the ready cash to purchase the animals;
WHEREAS, the Department of Agriculture through the Bureau of Animal Industry in a joint project with the Green Revolution Program is providing credit to salaried employees of the government and the private sector on a salary deduction basis for the purchase of hogs, rabbits, goats and other livestock to enable each household to convert household leftovers into meat;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby decree and order that any payments made for the liquidation of the advances for the Green Revolution Bureau of Animal Industry Joint Livestock project will be constituted into a Revolving Fund to be established in each city or province where the project will be implemented and that its expenditure may be authorized by the provincial or city Joint Green Revolution Bureau of Animal Industry Livestock Committee in accordance with the guidelines of the project as determined by the Green Revolution National Executive Committee; and further decree and order that all laws or local ordinances, rules and regulations are hereby modified to allow such backyard livestock project subject to reasonable restrictions affecting nuisance and sanitation.
DONE in the City of Manila, this 13th day of March, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-five.
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