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PRESIDENTIAL DECREES


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MALACAÑANG
M a n i l a

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 344

AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED THREE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED FORTY SEVEN ENTITLED "AN ACT TO REGULATE PAYMENT OF EXPENSES OF GOVERNMENT OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES WHEN ON OFFICIAL TRAVEL WITHIN THE PHILIPPINES"

Section 1. Section 1 of Republic Act No. 3847 is hereby amended to read as follows:

"Section 1. When an officer or employee is required to travel on official business outside of his permanent official station, he shall be entitled per diems to cover his board and lodging which shall be fixed on the basis of salary and in accordance with the rules and regulations promulgated by the Commissioner on Audit to implement this decree: Provided, That such per diems shall not be below the minimum nor above the maximum as fixed herein:


Minimum

Maximum

Greater Manila Area (Manila, Quezon City, Caloocan City, Pasay City, Makati, Mandaluyong, San Juan, Pasig, Parañaque, Marikina) Baguio City, Tagaytay City, Bacolod, Iloilo, Davao, Cebu and other first class cities P30 P35
Other Chartered Cities 25 30
Places other than Cities 20 25

Provided, further, That he shall be entitled to transportation expenses in going to and coming back from his destination and to a daily allowance while in the field at the rate of P10.00 a day in chartered cities and P5.00 in all other places to cover his incidental transportation and other expenses; Provided, finally, That the Department Head, may authorize the granting of representation expenses, if necessary, subject to existing rules and regulations for this purpose."

Sec. 2. This Decree shall take effect immediately.

Done in the City of Manila, this 26th day of November, in the Year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-three.