M a n i l a

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 496 June 28, 1974


WHEREAS, Presidential Decree No. 260 has declared certain sites, churches and places as national shrines, monuments, and/or landmarks, defining the implementing agencies and providing funds therefor;

WHEREAS, it is necessary to make an appropriation for the said purposes effective at the beginning of the fiscal year 1974.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby amend Presidential Decree No. 260 as follows:

Section 1. Section 3 of the Presidential Decree No. 260 is hereby amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 3. To carry out purposes of this Decree the sum of five hundred thousand pesos (P500,000.00) for the National Museum and the same amount for the National Historical Commission are hereby appropriated from the General Fund not otherwise appropriated beginning July 1, 1974. Such amount the subsequent fiscal year's budgets.

Section 2. All laws, decrees, orders, rules and regulations inconsistent herewith are hereby repealed and/or modified accordingly.

Section 3. This Decree shall take effect immediately.

Done in the City of Manila, this 28th day of June, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-four.

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