Executive Order No. 469-A
AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 469 DATED 11 OCTOBER 2005 ENTITLED “CREATING THE MINERALS DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL, DEFINING ITS POWERS AND FUNCTIONS” TO INCLUDE THE REPRESENTATION AND PARTICIPATION OF THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS THROUGH THE LEAGUE OF MUNICIPALITIES OF THE PHILIPPINES, LEAGUE OF PROVINCES OF THE PHILIPPINES, LEAGUE OF CITIES OF THE PHILIPPINES AND LIGA NG MGA BARANGAY SA PILIPINAS
WHEREAS, the Minerals Development Council was created pursuant to Executive Order No. 469 dated 11 October 2005;
WHEREAS, there is a need to increase the membership of the composition of the council to make certain broader participation and more extensive representation of Local Government Units;
WHEREAS, the inclusion of the representation of the Local Government Units will ensure the promotion of socially responsible mining development at the local level;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Republic of the Philippines by virtue of the powers vested in me, do hereby order:
SECTION 1. Section 2 of E.O. No. 469 s. 2005 is hereby amended to read as follows:
“SECTION 2. Composition. – The Council shall be composed of the following:
“Department of Environment and Natural Resources – Chairman
“Presidential Adviser for Multilateral Development – Vice Chairman
“Department of Interior and Local Government – Member
“Department of Finance – Member
“Department of Trade and Industry – Member
“Department of Land Reform – Member
“Department of Agriculture – Member
“Department of National Defense – Member
“Department of Labor and Employment – Member
“Presidential Management Staff – Member
“National Anti-Poverty Commission – Member
“Philippine Information Agency – Member
“Chamber of Mines of the Philippines – Member
“League of Municipalities of the Philippines – Member
“League of Provinces of the Philippines – Member
“League of Cities of the Philippines – Member
“Liga ng mga Barangay sa Pilipinas – Member
“The Chairman of the MDC, serving in an ex officio capacity, shall preside at all meetings of the MDC and ensure that all policies, directives, plans and programs of the MDC are faithfully carried out.
“There shall also be an Executive Director with the rank of Undersecretary, who shall be appointed by the President and who shall manage the day-today affairs of the MDC.
“The representatives from the members of the MDC shall have the rank of Undersecretaries. The Chamber of Mines of the Philippines shall be represented by its President.”
SEC. 2. All other provisions of the said Order shall remain in force.
SEC. 3. This Executive Oder shall take effect immediately.
Done in the City of Manila, this 28th day of December, in the year Our Lord, Two Seven.
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