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ACT NO. 9256
AN ACT DECLARING AUGUST 21 OF
EVERY YEAR AS NINOY AQUINO DAY, A SPECIAL NONWORKING HOLIDAY, AND FOR
Section 1. Ninoy Aquino Day. - In order to
commemorate the death anniversary of Former Senator Benigno "Ninoy" S.
Aquino J., August twenty-one of every year is hereby declared as the
Ninoy Aquino Day which shall be a national nonworking holiday.
Sec. 2. Edsa Commission. - The EDSA Commission created pursuant to
Executive Order No. 82 (s.1999) shall plan and implement appropriate
ceremonies for the observance of the Ninoy Aquino Day.
Sec. 3. Funding. - The operations of the EDSA Commission shall be
funded from the Budget of the Office of the President and from private
donations. Funds acrruing to and expenses made by the EDSA Commission
shall be subject to the usual accounting rules and procedures.
Sec. 4. Repealing Clause. - All laws, presidential decrees, orders,
issuances, rules and regulation and any part thereof inconsistent,
which are inconsistent with the provisions of the Act are hereby
amended or modified accordingly.
Sec. 5. Separability Clause. - If any provision of this Act is held
unconstitutional or invalid, all other provisions not affected thereby
shall remain valid.
Sec. 6. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days
after its publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general
Approved: February 25, 2004
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