Reducing the Rates of Import Duty on Electric Generating Sets Under P.D. No. 1464
Executive Order No. 1

June 30, 1992


WHEREAS, the nationwide shortage of electric power necessitates a concerted effort to remedy the energy crisis; cda

WHEREAS, the existing conventional and non-conventional sources of the country's electric energy cannot at present provide adequate supply of power to the detriment of the consuming sectors;

WHEREAS, the shortage of electric power supply can be partially remedied by electricity produced by electric generating sets;

WHEREAS, to ensure availability of electric generating sets and to serve as an incentive for their importation, there is a need to exempt the same from the payment of import duties;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FIDEL V. RAMOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by Section 401 of the

SECTION 1. Electric generating sets under Section 104 of the cd

Hdg. No. Harmonized System Code Description Rate of Duty (0%)
Until 30 June 1995
85.02 Electric generating sets -Generating sets with compression-ignition internal combustion piston engines (diesel) or semi-diesel engines:
8502.11 00 - Of an output not exceeding 75 KVA Free
8502.12 00 - Of an output exceeding 75KVA but not exceeding 375 KVA Free
8502.13 00 - Of an output exceeding 375 KVA Free
8502.20 00 - Generating sets with spark- ignition internal combustion piston engines Free
8502.30 00 - Other generating sets Free
8502.40 00 - x x x

SECTION 2. Upon effectivity of this Executive Order, the above articles which are entered or withdrawn from warehouses in the Philippines for consumption shall not be levied any duty.

SECTION 3. All orders, issuances, rules and regulations or parts thereof inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.

SECTION 4. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately. cdtai

DONE in the City of Manila, this 30th day of June, in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Ninety-Two.

Published in Malaya on July 16, 1992. Published in the Official Gazette, Vol. 88 No. 32 Page 5212 on August 10, 1992.