- Transfer of Functions of Cooperative Development to Ministry of Agriculture
- Executive Order No. 595
May 22, 1980
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 595
TRANSFERRING THE FUNCTION OF COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT FROM THE MINISTRY OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT TO THE MINISTRY OF AGRICULTURE
WHEREAS, under the present set-up of the MLGCD, the MLGCD undertakes a threefold function, namely local government, community development and cooperative development;
WHEREAS, MLGCD field personnel attend to the three functions simultaneously such that personnel are over-burdened in the discharge thereof;
WHEREAS, there is a pressing need to accelerate the cooperative program to ameliorate the social and economic condition of the less fortunate segment of our society who must equally enjoy the privilege of self reliance, social growth and economic independence under the New Society;
WHEREAS, the MLGCD does not have sufficient personnel to handle the implementation of an accelerated cooperative development program; cd i
WHEREAS, the major thrust of the cooperative development program is in the agricultural sector;
WHEREAS, by function and responsibility, the Ministry of Agriculture is appropriate to carry out and implement the cooperative development program;
WHEREAS, the said Ministry has sufficient field personnel to carry out the cooperative program;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the
SECTION 1. The function of the MLGCD relative to the promotion, development and supervision of cooperatives particularly those provided under
SECTION 2. Pursuant to the above, the Bureau of Cooperatives Development, MLGCD, shall be transferred to the Ministry of Agriculture.
Likewise, the administration and management of the Cooperative Development Loan Fund and the Management Training and Assistance Program are transferred to the Ministry of Agriculture. cd i
Such transfers shall include applicable appropriations, records, property, equipment and such personnel as may be necessary.
SECTION 3. The functions of the Regional Offices of the MLGCD relative to cooperatives development are transferred to the Ministry of Agriculture, including applicable appropriations, records, property, equipment and such personnel as may be necessary.
SECTION 4. The Ministry of Agriculture shall promulgate the necessary implementing details to carry out the purposes of this Executive Order with the concurrence of the Ministry of the Budget and, whenever necessary, of the Presidential Commission on Reorganization.
SECTION 5. All laws, orders, proclamations, rules, regulations or parts thereof which are inconsistent with any of the provisions of this Executive Order, are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
SECTION 6. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately. cdtai
DONE in the City of Manila, this 22nd day of May, in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Eighty.
Published in the Official Gazette, Vol. 76 No. 26 page 4403 on June 30, 1980.