EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 334 August 18, 1988


I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby institute the Presidential Awards For Outstanding Public Service, known as the:

a. Lingkod Bayan Award, and

b. Silangan Award,

to be awarded to individuals or groups of individuals in the government service who have rendered outstanding public service.

The Silangan Award shall be conferred on an individual or group of individuals who are thirty (30) years of age or below.

Government employees who have consistently displayed outstanding qualities that inspire other employees to improve the quality of work performance and stimulate deeper involvement in government affairs shall be considered for the Presidential Awards For Outstanding Public Service.

The Presidential Awards For Outstanding Public Service may, by authority of the President, also be conferred by the Executive Secretary or by the Chairman of the Civil Service Commission.

The Presidential Awards For Outstanding Public Service shall be in the form of gold medallion and plaque containing the citation and signature of the President.

The Civil Service Commission shall promulgate such rules and regulations concerning the awards and prescribe, the coordination with the National Historical Institute, the design and specifications of the plaque and medallion, the manner of wearing the medallion and other details pertinent thereto, which rules and regulations shall be approved by the President.

This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.

DONE in the City of Manila, this 18th day of August, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty-eight.

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