RESIDENCE OF THE PRESIDENT
OF THE PHILIPPINES
Proclamation No. 186
AMENDING PROCLAMATION NO. 12 DATED MARCH 26, 1954, BY TRANSFERRING THE CELEBRATION OF NATIONAL LANGUAGE WEEK FROM MARCH 29-APRIL 4 TO AUGUST 13-19 OF EVERY YEAR
WHEREAS, the period from March 29 to April 4 of every year was declared as National Language Week under Proclamation No. 12 dated March 26, 1954; and
WHEREAS, this period is outside of the school year, thereby precluding the participation of schools in its celebration;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Ramon Magsaysay, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby amend Proclamation No. 12 dated March 26, 1954, by declaring the period from August 13 to 19 of every year, in lieu of that from March 29 to April 4, as National Language Week.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 23rd day of September, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-five, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the tenth.
President of the Philippines
By the President:
MARIANO YENGKO, JR.
Assistant Executive Secretary
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