Disposition of Specific Functions/Roles, Programs and Projects Under the PMS
Executive Order No. 241

July 24, 1987



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WHEREAS, a number of specific programs, projects and functions/roles transferred to and assumed by the PMS have been found to be inconsistent with the mandate as provided in

WHEREAS, it is further deemed necessary to transfer these specific programs, projects and functions/roles to the appropriate agencies to promote efficiency and maximum coordination in the delivery of public services;

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NOW, THEREFORE, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the sovereign will of the Filipino people and the

SECTION 1. Absorption of Specific PMS Projects in Toto. The following specific programs and projects of the PMS together with their functions, assets, funding, personnel, records, equipment and obligations are hereby absorbed by the herein designated agencies;

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(b) Private Sites and Services Project Office (PSSPO)created under Office Order No. 022, Series of 1981, is hereby transferred to the National Home Mortgage and Finance Corporation (NHMFC) of the HUDCC.

SECTION 2. Transfer of Specific Roles/Functions of the PMS. The specific roles/functions of PMS in the following programs, projects and entities together with their assets, funding, personnel, records, equipment and obligations are hereby transferred to the herein designated agencies:


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(c) ASEAN Association for Planning and Housing (AAPH) where the Philippine commitment grant is provided in


SECTION 3. Implementing Authority of the Transferee Agencies. The transferee agencies designated in Sections 1 and 2 above shall issue such rules, regulations, and other issuances as may be necessary to ensure the effective implementation of this Executive Order. asia dc

SECTION 4. Existing Contracts, Agreements, Obligations. All existing legitimate contracts, agreements, and other obligations entered into or incurred by virtue of the functions/roles, programs and projects listed in Sections 1 and 2 above, shall continue to be in force subject to review, insofar as the law may allow, by the designated transferee agencies.

SECTION 5. Funding. The transfer of existing fund allocations of the aforesaid transferred functions/roles, programs and projects to the transferee agencies shall be in the following schemes:

(a) Automatic transfer of funds to transferee agencies listed in Sections 1 and 2 which are not government corporations; and,

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SECTION 6. Transitory Provision. Upon approval of this Executive Order, the officers and employees of entities whose functions/roles, programs and projects are mentioned in Sections 1 and 2 above shall, in a hold-over capacity, continue to perform their respective duties and responsibilities and receive the corresponding salaries and benefits unless in the meantime they are separated from the government service. Those separated from the service shall receive the retirement benefits to which they may be entitled under existing laws, rules and regulations. Otherwise, they shall be paid the equivalent nearest fraction thereof favorable to them on the basis of highest salary received, but in no case shall such payment exceed the equivalent of twelve month's salary.

SECTION 7. Separability Clause. The provisions of this Executive Order are hereby declared to be separable, and if any provision or section of this Order or application hereof should, for any reason, be held invalid or unconstitutional, such invalidity or unconstitutionality shall not affect other provisions or sections of this Order.

SECTION 8. Effectivity. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.

DONE in the City of Manila, this 24th day of July, in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Seven.

Published in the Official Gazette, Vol. 83 No. 31, 3528-30 Supp., on August 3, 1987.