BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
Proclamation No. 255
PRESCRIBING QUALIFICATIONS IN THE SELECTION OF TRAINEES TO BE CALLED FOR MILITARY TRAINING.
Upon the recommendation of the Secretary of National Defense and pursuant to the provision of section 55 of the National Defense Act (Commonwealth Act No. 1), Elpidio Quirino, President of the Philippines, do hereby require that eligibility for trainee instruction for any period beginning with the year nineteen hundred and fifty-one be limited to those registrants who are able-bodied; free from disease, of good moral character and habits, of average intelligence and who have finished the intermediate course of instruction in any school of recognized standing. In the fulfillment of this requirement, the drawing provided for in section 56 of the National Defense Act shall continue until the desired quota for trainee instruction in any particular calendar year is filled.
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 26th day of May, 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:
Acting Assistant Executive Secretary
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