BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES
EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 225
AMENDING EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 73 DATED FEBRUARY 24, 2002 ENTITLED “AUTHORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF THE EDSA FREEDOM CENTER INSIDE CAMP GENERAL EMILIO AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY”
WHEREAS, The Spirit of EDSA Foundation, Inc., (SOEF) conceptualized the EDSA Freedom Center even before the creation of the EDSA People Power Commission;
WHEREAS, the SOEF is also a signatory to a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines and SOEF whereby the Government turned over to SOEF the management and continued maintenance of the People Power Monument.
NOW, THEREFORE, I, GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO, President of the Republic of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby order the following:
SECTION 1. Sections 1 and 2 of Executive Order No. 73 are hereby amended to read as follows:
“SECTION 1. The Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines is hereby authorized, under usufruct as defined in Civil Law, to make available to the EDSA People Power Commission and the Sprit of EDSA Foundation, Inc. a Two thousand (2,000) square meter area inside Camp General Emilio Aguinaldo, Quezon City, behind and adjacent to the People Power Monument, as site for the EDSA Freedom Center to be constructed, established and maintained by the EPPC and SOEF.
SEC.2. The Chief of Staff, Armed Forces of the Philippines shall enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the EDSA People Power Commission and the Spirit of EDSA Foundation, Inc. to implement this Order, the terms and conditions of which shall be as mutually agreed upon by both Parties and approved by the Secretary of National Defense.”
SEC. 3. This Executive Order shall take effect immediately.
DONE in the City of Manila, this 11TH day of July, in the year of our Lord Twenty Hundred and Three.
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines
By the President:
(Sgd.) ALBERTO G. ROMULO
Source: MalacaÃ±ang Records Office
Office of the President of the Philippines. (2003). [Executive Order Nos. : 201-300]. Manila : MalcaÃ±ang Records Office.