EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 257 January 1, 1988
INCREASING THE SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCE OF OFFICERS AND ENLISTED PERSONNEL OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES, INCLUDING DRAFTEES, TRAINEES AND PROBATIONAL SECOND LIEUTENANTS-ENSIGNS UNDERGOING MILITARY TRAINING, CMT CADETS ON SUMMER CAMPT TRAINING AND RESERVE OFFICERS AND ENLISTED RESERVISTS UNDERGOING TRAINING OR ASSEMBLY/ MOBILIZATION TEST, AND UNIFORMED MEMBERS OF THE INTEGRATED NATIONAL POLICE
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 987, dated October 4, 1984, provides that military personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines shall receive subsistence allowance of Twelve Pesos (P12.00) per day;
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 1006, dated January 30, 1985, provides that uniformed personnel of the Integrated National Police shall receive subsistence allowance of Twelve Pesos (P12.00) per day;
WHEREAS, the current subsistence allowance of Twelve Pesos (P12.00) per day is inadequate to meet basic requirements;
WHEREAS, the key to increased professional effectiveness and efficiency of the military and police personnel lies in the adequate support and incentives, considering the risks attached to their profession as guardians of the law, public safety and security;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, do hereby order:
Sec. 1. The subsistence allowance for officers and enlisted personnel of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, including draftees, trainees and Probational Second Lieutenant/Ensigns undergoing military training, CMT cadets on summer camp training and reserve officers and enlisted reservists undergoing training or assembly/mobilization test, is hereby increased from Twelve Pesos (P12.00) to Eighteen Pesos (P18.00) per day.
Sec. 2. The subsistence allowance for uniformed personnel of the Integrated National Police is hereby increased from Twelve Pesos (P12.00) to Eighteen Pesos (P18.00) per day.
Sec. 3. Funds needed to implement this Executive Order shall be included in the CY 1988 Annual Appropriations of the AFP and INP.
Sec. 4. The Secretary of National Defense and the Chairman of the National Police Commission, respectively, shall issue such implementing instructions as the necessary and proper to carry out the intent of this Executive Order.
Sec. 5. All rules and regulations and other issuances or parts thereof that are in conflict with this Executive Order are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
Sec. 6. This Executive Order shall take effect on January 1, 1988.
Done in the City of Manila, this 25th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty-seven.
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