BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 14
AMENDING SECTION 3 OF ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER NO. 243-A
WHEREAS, Section 3 of Administrative Order No. 243-A (s. 2009) designated the Presidential Adviser on Revenue Enhancement as the authorized representative of the Office of the President and Chairman of the Committee for Accreditation of Cargo Surveying Companies (CACSC);
WHEREAS, AO No. 243-A (s. 2009) was enacted to facilitate the assessment by the Bureau of Customs of bulk and break bulk cargoes by harnessing available technical support at no cost to the government which is vital to ensure the protection of revenue collection.;
WHEREAS, the Department of Finance (DOF), being the department primarily concerned with revenue collections has the major oversight and supervising functions on the facilitation and assessment of bulk and break bulk cargoes; and
WHEREAS, the President, under Article VII, Section 17 of the Constitution, has the power and control over executive departments, bureaus and offices, as well as the continuing authority under existing laws to reorganize such executive departments, bureaus and agencies.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order:
SECTION 1. Amendment Section 3 of AO No. 243-A, is hereby amended to read as follows:
“SECTION 3. Creation of Committee for Accreditation of Cargo Surveying Companies (CACSC). An accreditation committee directly under the Office of the President is hereby created, hereinafter known as the Committee for Accreditation of Cargo Surveying Companies or CACSC, to be composed of the following:
a. The Secretary of Finance or his authorized representative, who shall be the Chairman of the Committee;
b. Deputy Commissioner of Customs authorized by the Commissioner of Customs;
c. Two (2) authorized representatives from the Department of Trade and Industry; and
d. Two (2) authorized representatives of duly recognized industry associations as non-voting members.”
SECTION 2. Repealing Clause. All orders, rules, regulations and issuances, or parts thereof, which are inconsistent with this Administrative Order are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
SECTION 3. Effectivity. This Administrative Order shall take effect immediately.
DONE, in the City of Manila this 12th day of May, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Eleven.
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
By the President:
(Sgd.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.