Concurrence in COMELEC Resolution No. 7724 (October 5, 2006) ( Memorandum Order No. 229 )

October 26, 2006

October 26, 2006

MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 229

EXPRESSING CONCURRENCE IN THE COMMISSION ON ELECTIONS' RESOLUTION NO. 7724 PROMULGATED 5 OCTOBER 2006

Pursuant to Article IX (C), Section 2 (4) of the 1987 Constitution, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Philippines, do hereby concur with Resolution No. 7724 of the Commission on Elections promulgated 5 October 2006, deputizing the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM), the Philippine National Police (PNP), for the exclusive purpose of ensuring free, orderly, honest, peaceful, and credible conduct of the October 21, 2006 Plebiscite to ratify the creation of the Municipality of Sibutu out of the Municipality of Sitangkai, Province of Tawi-Tawi, pursuant to Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 197 signed into law on July 3, 2006.

DONE, in the City of Manila, this 26th day of October, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Six.