- Rationalizing the Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology
September 9, 2009
RATIONALIZING THE PHILIPPINE INSTITUTE OF VOLCANOLOGY AND SEISMOLOGY
WHEREAS, the President is authorized under the Constitution, TDEASC
WHEREAS, the President, through
NOW, THEREFORE, I, ROLANDO G. ANDAYA, JR., Secretary of the Department of Budget and Management, by authority of the President of the Republic of the Philippines, and by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby approve the
SECTION 1. Rationalization. The Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology, hereinafter referred to as the PHIVOLCS, is hereby rationalized, functionally and structurally, in accordance with the provisions of
SECTION 2. Functional Shifts. The PHIVOLCS shall continue to undertake activities on raising public awareness regarding volcanic, seismic and other related geotectonic hazards, in accordance with its mission of ensuring safe and well-prepared communities against such phenomena. Said thrust would maintain the agency's niche as the main scientific advisory agency for earthquake-and volcano-related disaster risk management.
SECTION 3. Structural Shifts. A modification in the nomenclature of the following divisions is hereby authorized:
Volcano Monitoring Eruption Prediction Division to Volcano Monitoring and Eruption Prediction Division; DcCITS
Geology Geophysics, Research and Development Division to Geology and Geophysics Research and Development Division; and
Seismological Observation Earthquake Prediction Division to Seismological Observation and Earthquake Prediction Division.
SECTION 4. Staffing Shifts. The rationalized staffing pattern of the PHIVOLCS consisting of 237 positions shall be effected.
SECTION 5. Separability Clause. If any provision in this
SECTION 6. Repealing Clause. All laws, executive issuances, rules and regulations, or parts thereof which are inconsistent with the
SECTION 7. Effectivity. The
APPROVED this 9th day of September, in the year of our Lord, Two Thousand and Nine, in the City of Manila, Philippines. TSIaAc
By Authority of the President:
(SGD.) ROLANDO G. ANDAYA, JR.
Department of Budget and Management
Published in the Official Gazette, Vol. 105, No. 50, page 7366 on December 14, 2009.