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PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 548 September 5, 1974
AMENDING SECTION TWO OF PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NUMBER FOUR HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT CREATING THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HIGHWAYS
WHEREAS, under Section 2 of Presidential Decree No. 458, only three (3) major services were provided as services units under the Office of the Secretary of Public Highways, namely: the Planning Service, the Administrative Service, and the Financial and Management Service;
WHEREAS, it is deemed necessary to create a Project Execution Service, which shall undertake the evaluation of the performance of the different offices and units under the Department, check the progress of work on projects, undertake fiscal analysis of the expenditures of public works funds, as well as monitor and update necessary and relevant data on construction work in order to keep the Secretary well posted on the current status of on-going projects;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers in me vested by the Constitution, do hereby decree and order:
Section 1. The provision of Section 2 of Presidential Decree No. 458 is hereby amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 2. Organization of the Department of Public Highways. The Department of Public Highways, hereinafter called the Department, shall be composed of a Department Proper made up of the immediate Office of the Secretary, the Planning Service, the Administrative Service the Financial and Management Service, and the Project Execution Service;"
Section 2. This Decree shall take effect immediately.
DONE in the City of Manila, this 5th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-four.
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