M a n i l a
PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 736 June 28, 1975
MAINTENANCE OF THE SPECIAL FUND OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON NATURALIZATION UNDER LETTER OF INSTRUCTIONS NO. 270 AND THE NON-REVERSION OF ITS CURRENT FUNDS TO THE GENERAL SURPLUS FUND AT THE END OF THE FISCAL YEAR
WHEREAS, the Special Committee on Naturalization constituted by Letter of Instructions No. 270 has promulgated rules and regulations, prescribed forms and collected fees and costs for the effective and expeditious implementation of instructions on the naturalization of aliens by decree;
WHEREAS, the filing of petitions for naturalization, the screening and background investigations of applications, the implementation of other instructions, and the submission of recommendations to the President are still going on and will not be completed before the end of the current fiscal year;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers in me vested by the Constitution, do hereby order and decree that:
Section 1. The provisions of existing laws to the contrary notwithstanding, all monies collected from the sales of forms and the receipt of docket and other naturalization fees shall not be reverted to the General Surplus Funds at the end of the fiscal year 1975 but shall remain as a special account available for continuing outlay by the President for the operation of the Special Committee on Naturalization and for such other purposes as may be provided by decree or regulations.
Done in the City of Manila, this 28th day of June, in the year of Our Lord nineteen hundred and seventy-five.
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