BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 14
TRANSFERRING THE CONTROL AND SUPERVISION OF THE PHILIPPINE CHARITY SWEEPSTAKES OFFICE FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH (DOH) TO THE OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT (OP)
WHEREAS, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is the principal government agency in charge of raising and providing funds for health programs, medical assistance and services, and charities of national character;
WHEREAS, the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is originally under the control and supervision of the Office of the President (OP) by virtue of Republic Act 1169, creating PCSO;
WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 383 was issued on 08 November 2004 placing PCSO under the supervision and control of the Department of Social Welfare (DSWD).
WHEREAS, on 22 August 2005, Executive Order No. 455 was issued transferring the supervision and control of PCSO from DSWD to the Department of Health (DOH);
WHEREAS, Book III, Title III, Chapter 10, Section 31 (3) of the Administrative Code of 1987, authorizes the President to “xxx transfer agencies to the Office of the President from other departments or agencies”;
WHEREAS, one of the main objectives of the Office of the President is to enhance the health services and charity programs to the public as well as to immediately respond on calamities, disasters relief and emerging illnesses;
WHEREAS, in order to ensure the effective implementation of the social agenda of the President as well as to effectively facilitate the health services and charity programs of OP there is a need of placing back to OP the control and supervision over PCSO;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order the following:
SECTION 1. The direct control and supervision over the Philippine Charity Sweepstakes Office shall hereby be transferred from the Department of Health to the Office of the President.
SECTION 2. All orders, issuances, rules and regulations or parts thereof inconsistent with this Executive Order are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
SECTION 3. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.
DONE in the City of Manila, this 19th day of November in the Year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Ten.
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
By the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.