- Government Purchase of Electrical Wires Manufactured by Firms Licensed by Philippine Bureau of Standards
- Executive Order No. 666
March 17, 1981
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 666
GOVERNMENT PURCHASE OF ELECTRICAL WIRES, MATERIALS, COMPONENTS AND DEVICES MANUFACTURED BY FIRMS LICENSED BY THE PHILIPPINE BUREAU OF STANDARDS
WHEREAS, electrical wires, materials, components and devices which are manufactured by firms or persons not licensed by the Philippine Bureau of Standards proliferate in the market; cdt
WHEREAS, this situation not only undermines the interest of the buying public, but constitute unfair competition against those which are licensed by said Bureau;
WHEREAS, one of the frequent causes of fire incidents in buildings is substandard electrical wires, materials, components and devises;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order, that:
1. All government purchases, including those of provinces, cities, municipalities and barangays, and government owned or controlled corporations of electrical wires, materials, components and devices to be used for installation in buildings/structures shall be limited to those which are manufactured by persons or firms licensed by the Bureau of Standards, Ministry of Trade, to use the PBS mark.
2. The Director, Bureau of Supply Coordination is hereby directed to insure the strict implementation of this Executive Order.
DONE in the City of Manila, this 17th day of March, in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-One.
Published in the Official Gazette, Vol. 77 No. 12, 1486-29 Supp., on March 23, 1981.