Amendment to Sec. 1 of M.O. No. 192 s. 2005 Re: Presidential Consent to Department Heads ( Memorandum Order No. 192-A )

January 27, 2006

January 27, 2006



WHEREAS, Memorandum Order No. 192 dated 7 October 2005 was issued which granted consent to Heads of Departments and other officials covered by Executive Order No. 464 (S. 2005) to appear in certain cases for the period until 31 December 2005;

WHEREAS, the period stated in said Memorandum has already expired, and there is a need to extend the same to ensure unhampered attendance by covered officials to important meetings or sessions mentioned therein;

Accordingly, I, EDUARDO R. ERMITA, Executive Secretary, by authority of the President, do hereby order:

SECTION 1. Section 1 of Memorandum Order No. 192 is hereby amended to read as follows:

"Sec. 1. Consent. — Pursuant to Executive Order No. 464 (s. 2005), the consent of the President is hereby granted, unless otherwise specifically directed, for the period until June 30, 2006, to heads of departments of the Executive Branch of government and all other public officials covered under Executive Order No. 464 (s. 2005) for the following proceedings:

a. Confirmation hearings before the Commission on Appointments pursuant to Section 16, Article VII of the Constitution;

b. Budget hearings before Congress for the enactment of the general appropriations act."

SECTION 2. This Memorandum Order shall take effect immediately.