BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
Proclamation No. 230
CALLING THE CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES TO A SPECIAL SESSION
WHEREAS, the public interest requires that the Congress of the Philippines be convened in special session in order to consider urgent legislative measures;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, Elpidio Quirino, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby call the Congress of the Philippines to a special session commencing at four o’clock in the afternoon of the eighth day of January, nineteen hundred and fifty-one, to continue the consideration of measures submitted to the Congress in its last special session and such other measures as may be submitted to carry into effect the Memorandum Agreement signed in Baguio on November 14, 1950, by the President of the Philippines and Mr. William C. Foster, as Representative of the President of the United States, and urgent legislation to insure the financial stability and national security of the Republic of the Philippines.
All persons entitled to sit as members of the Congress of the Philippines are requested to take notice of this proclamation.
IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.
Done in the City of Manila, this 6th day of January, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and fifty-one, and of the Independence of the Philippines, the fifth.
President of the Philippines
By the President:
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