staff of the secretariat shall be coterminous with the tenure of the Commission.


Each Commissioner shall also be entitled to a personal staff of four (4)

composed of an executive assistant, a secretary and two (technical assistants:

Provided, however, That the tenure of office of the regular personal staff of

each Commissioner shall be coterminous with his own tenure of office.

Sec. 15. Compensation. — Each member shall be entitled to a per diem of Five

hundred pesos (P500.00) for each day of attendance in the Commission or any of

its committees or during district consultation, a cost of living allowance of

five thousand pesos (P5,000.00) per month, and actual traveling expenses not

exceeding Five thousand pesos (P5,000.00) per month.

Sec. 16. Funding. — The sum of Ten million pesos (P10,000,000.00) is hereby

appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise

appropriated, to carry out the purposes for which this Commission is


Sec. 17. Separability Clause. — If any part or provision of this Act is

declared invalid or unconstitutional, the other parts or provisions thereof

shall remain valid and effective.

Sec. 18. Effectivity. — This Act shall take effect upon its publication in at

least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.



Approved: June 10, 1988