Grant of Executive Clemency to Certain Officials and Employees for Reemployment in the Government Service
Letter of Instructions No. 647

December 27, 1977


TO : All Heads of Departments, Bureaus, Offices, Agencies and Instrumentalities of the Government
All Concerned

WHEREAS, it has been observed that many of the officials and employees purged in September 1975, have been found to be innocent of the charges leveled against them; cdtai

WHEREAS, in several administrative orders that I have issued, many of them have been ordered reinstated to their former positions upon recommendation of the Appeals Committee created under

WHEREAS, in order to end anxiety among the deserving officials and employees not yet reinstated up to the present, it is necessary that their cases should be decided once and for all.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the

1. All officials and employees who were not recommended for reinstatement by the Appeals Committee but are qualified to reenter the government service are hereby granted executive clemency for purposes of reemployment subject to

2. All officials and employees who cannot be reinstated for any reason shall be allowed to retire, if qualified, or receive such other benefits granted by law.

All Heads of Departments, bureaus, offices, agencies and instrumentalities of the Government, are hereby enjoined to strictly comply with these instructions. cdt

These instructions shall take effect immediately.

DONE in the City of Manila, this 27th day of December, in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Seventy-Seven. aisa dc