BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 309
REQUEST FOR THE CONCURRENCE OF THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES IN THE DEPUTATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND INSTRUMENTALITIES OF THE GOVERNMENT INCLUDING THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES (AFP) TO ENSURE FREE, ORDERLY, HONEST, PEACEFUL AND CREDIBLE CONDUCT OF THE MAY 10, 2010 AUTOMATED NATIONAL AND LOCAL ELECTIONS
Pursuant to Section 2, (4)(c), Article IX of the Constitution, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Republic of the Philippines, do hereby concur with Resolution No. 8718 of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), promulgated on December 17, 2009, in the deputation of law enforcement agencies and instrumentalities of the government including the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for the purpose of ensuring free, orderly, honest, peaceful and credible conduct of the May 10, 2010 National and Local Elections.
The foregoing law enforcement agencies and other concerned agencies are hereby directed to coordinate and cooperate with the Commission on Elections in the performance of their duties and functions.
This Memorandum Order shall take effect immediately.
DONE, in the City of Manila, this 15th day of January, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Ten.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
By the President:
(Sgd.) EDUARDO R. ERMITA