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[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1416, (1956-05-14)](http://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l377b)
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[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1416, May 14, 1956 ]

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION NINE OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED TWO HUNDRED NINETY-ONE SO AS TO CONFER THE GRADES OF LIEUTENANT GENERAL AND MAJOR GENERAL UPON THE OFFICERS HOLDING THE POSITIONS OF CHIEF OF STAFF AND VICE-CHIEF OF STAFF, RESPECTIVELY.



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

SECTION 1. Paragraph (a) of section nine of Republic Act Numbered Two hundred and ninety-one is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 9. Promotion to grade of major general and lieutenant general.—(a) The grade of lieutenant general in the active list shall be conferred only upon the officer appointed by the President, with the consent of the Commission on Appointments, to the office of Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines. The grade of major general in the active list shall be conferred only upon the officer appointed by the President, with the consent of the Commission on Appointments, to the Office of Vice Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved, May 14, 1956. 

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