EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 829 September 11, 1982
CREATING THE LAW ENFORCEMENT COORDINATING COMMITTEE, ABOLISHING THE NATIONAL COMMITTEE ON ANTI-ORGANIZED CRIME AND ITS FUNCTIONS ABSORBED BY THE PEACE AND ORDER COUNCIL
WHEREAS, the proper enforcement and effective execution of the laws of the land is the duty and responsibility of the national Government;
WHEREAS, pursuant to Presidential Letter of Instructions No. 824 s-79, a National Committee on Anti-Organized Crime was established to formulate and implement plans and control all activities relative to the integration of the five pillar approach to the National Criminal Justice System, particularly on organized crimes;
WHEREAS, the Peace and Order Council created pursuant to Executive Order 727 s-81 has responsibilities which encompass those of the National Committee on Anti-Organized Crime created pursuant to Letter of Instruction No. 824 s-79 and to prevent overlapping of functions, a need exists to abolish the National Committee on Anti-Crime;
WHEREAS, there exist a need for closer cooperation among law enforcement agencies of the government involved in the enforcement of general and special laws to insure unified direction and integration of effort throughout the country in the suppression of criminal activities on a day-to-day basis, particularly at the operating levels.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order and direct the following:
1. The National Committee on Anti-Organized Crime, as established pursuant to Letter of Instructions No. 824 s-79 is hereby abolished and its functions, duties, responsibilities and instrumentalities absorbed by the Peace and Order Council created pursuant to Executive Order No. 727 s-81.
2. Law enforcement coordinating bodies to be known as Law Enforcement Coordinating Committees are hereby created and constituted as the national, regional and provincial levels of the Peace and Order Council to serve as a venue for the coordination of all law enforcement activities of various government law enforcement agencies.
3. The Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee at the national level shall consist of:
Chief of Constabulary/Director General, Integrated National Police Chairman
Director, National Bureau of Investigation
Director, Finance Ministry Investigation Bureau
Director, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources
Commandant, Philippine Coast Guard Commissioner,
Commissioner, Commission on Immigration and Deportation;
Chief, Operations Control, National Intelligence and Security Authority
Commissioner, Bureau of Customs
Commissioner, Bureau of Internal Revenue
Director, Bureau of Forest Development
General Manager, Philippine Ports Authority
Commanding General, Aviation Security Command
Director, Bureau of Land Transportation
Director, Bureau of Air Transportation
Commanding General, Civil Relations Service, AFP
Executive Director, NAPOCCENT, and corresponding heads of all other national government agencies with law enforcement functions.
4. The regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee shall consist of the PC/INP Regional Commander, who shall be the Chairman, the heads/administrators of regional or field offices of government agencies mentioned in paragraph 3 of this order, and the Peace and Order Coordinator of the region.
5. The provincial Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee shall consist of the PC/INP Provincial Commander, who shall be the Chairman; the heads of provincial field offices or stations of government agencies mentioned in paragraph 3 of this order, and the Peace and Order Coordinator of the province.
6. The law Enforcement Coordinating Committees at all levels shall each maintain a coordinating center through which it shall coordinate the day-to-day law enforcement activities of the various member-agencies.
7. Each Law Enforcement Coordinating Committees at all levels shall meet at least once a month to discuss, monitor and assess the law enforcement programs of the government.
8. The Chairman, Peace and Order Council shall issue appropriate rules and regulations in the implementation of this Executive Order.
Done in the City of Manila, this 11th day of September, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty-two.
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