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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 1558
GRANTING EMERGENCY INCENTIVE ALLOWANCE TO CLASSIFIED EMPLOYEES IN THE BUREAU OF MINES NOT COVERED BY PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO. 398
WHEREAS, the peculiar nature of discovering, exploring, developing and exploiting or making minerals and metals available for the benefit of the New Society demands the services of geologists, mining engineers, metallurgists, geophysicists and paleontologists;
WHEREAS, Presidential Decree No. 398 granted incentives allowance to geologists, mining engineers, metallurgists, geophysicists and paleontologists of the Bureau of Mines, to encourage them to stay in the government service;
WHEREAS, the said grant of incentive allowance not only restrained the outflow but also attracted into the service of the Bureau of Mines some of those who left and new crops of graduates as well;
WHEREAS, the supportive services of this Bureau who were left out of the benefits under Presidential Decree No. 398 share the responsibilities in the total process of making minerals and metals available and useful to the industry; and
WHEREAS, in order to bolster further, their enthusiasm to participate in the Bureau of Mines' function of extending full support to the private sector in fostering the growth of the premier industry of the country, it in necessary to augment their salaries in the form of monthly incentive allowance;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order and decree:
Section 1. All personnel in the Bureau of Mines holding classified positions not covered by Presidential Decree No. 398 shall receive monthly incentive allowance in accordance with the following rates:
|Salary Range Bracket||Annual Salary Incentive||Monthly Allowance|
|64 and above||P13,824 and above||P1,000|
|61-63||11,094 to 13,152||800|
|54-60||8,400 to 11,328||700|
|50-53 ||6,888 to 7,992||600|
|44-49 ||5,112 to 6,552||500|
|Below 44||Below P5,112||400|
Section 2. The sum of Four Million Three Hundred Seventy Six Thousand Four Hundred Pesos (P4,376,400) is hereby appropriated for this purpose to be taken from savings of the Bureau of Mines. Thereafter, the necessary amount shall be included in the annual General Appropriation Decree.
Section 3. This Decree shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 11th day of June, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-eight.
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