BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
MEMORANDUM ORDER NO. 301
EXPRESSING CONCURRENCE AND RATIFICATION IN THE DEPUTATION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AS EMBODIED IN COMELEC RESOLUTION NO. 8643, PROMULGATED ON JULY 7, 2009, IN CONNECTION WITH THE AUGUST 15, 2009 PLEBISCITE TO RATIFY THE CREATION OF A NEW BARANGAY TO BE SEGREGATED FROM BARANGAY MALANDAY TO BE NAMED AS BARANGAY MALANDAY DOS, AND RENAMING THE MOTHER BARANGAY AS BARANGAY MALANDAY UNO, BOTH IN MARIKINA CITY, PURSUANT TO CITY ORDINANCE NO. 207, SERIES OF 2008.
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. 8643 of the Commission on Elections (COMELEC), promulgated July 7, 2009, deputizing the National Police Commission (NAPOLCOM) and the Philippine National Police (PNP), for the purpose of ensuring free, orderly, honest, peaceful and credible conduct of the August 15, 2009 plebiscite to ratify the creation of a new barangay to be segregated from Barangay Malanday to be named as Barangay Malanday Dos, and renaming the mother barangay as Barangay Malanday Uno, both in Marikina City, pursuant to City Ordinance No. 207, series of 2008, dated December 17, 2008.
The foregoing law enforcement 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 11th day of August, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Nine.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
By the President:
(Sgd.) EDUARDO R. ERMITA