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Republic Acts :
|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 289 - AN
ACT PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A NATIONAL PANTHEON FOR
PRESIDENTS OF THE PHILIPPINES, NATIONAL HEROES AND PATRIOTS OF THE
|Section 1. To perpetuate the memory of all the Presidents of
the Philippines, national heroes and patriots for the inspiration and
emulation of this generation and of generations still unborn, there
shall be constructed a National Pantheon which shall be the burial
place of their mortal remains.
Sec. 2. There is hereby created a Board on
National Pantheon composed of the Secretary of the Interior, the
Secretary of Public Works and Communications and the Secretary of
Education and two private citizens to be appointed by the President of
the Philippines with the consent of the Commission on Appointments
which shall have the following duties and functions:
Sec. 3. The sum of one million pesos, or so much thereof as may be necessary, is hereby appropriated out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated to meet the initial expenses in carrying out the provisions of this Act.
Sec. 4. The Board is authorized to open a popular
subscription during a period of time not beyond December thirty-first,
nineteen hundred and fifty, to be determined by the Board, in order to
raise such additional funds as may be necessary to carry out the
purposes of this Act. For the purpose of raising such funds by popular
subscription, the Board may appoint such committees as may be
Sec. 5. The Board is further authorized to appoint an executive secretary, auditor and such other personnel as it may deem necessary and the compensation of which shall be fixed by said Board.
Sec. 6. This Act shall take effect upon its
Approved: June 16, 1948