GENERAL ORDER No. 9
WHEREAS, martial law has been declared under Proclamation No.1081 dated September 21, 1972 and is now in effective throughout the country;
WHEREAS, in order to restore tranquility and stability and protect the people from violence, injuries and loss of lives appropriate measures have been taken and are being undertaken by the forces of Government upon my orders, pursuant to Proclamation No.1081, dated September 21, 1972, and in my capacity as Commander-in-Chief of all the Armed, Forces of the Philippines;
WHEREAS, in promulgating Proclamation No.1081, dated September 21, 1972, and the General Orders and Instructions issued and to be issued in connection thereto, it is likewise my purpose to prevent the commission of acts or the occurrence of incidents that are or may hereafter be inimical or injurious to the national interest;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution as Commander-in-Chief of all the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and pursuant to Proclamation No.1081, dated September 21, 197'2, do hereby order that ample, continuing measures be immediately taken, that would ensure that, in the course of the strict enforcement of the Orders, Decrees and Instructions, issued or to be issued in pursuance of Proclamation No.1081, dated September 21, 1972, no abuse is committed upon the person and/or property of any foreigner visiting lawfully in the country.lawphil.net
I do hereby further order the Secretary of National Defense to cause the promulgation of guidelines/regulations to implement this General Order.
Done in the City of Manila, this 28th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy two.
|(Sgd.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS|
Republic of the Philippines
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