MALACAÑANG Manila
BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

EXECUTIVE ORDER NO. 829

WHEREAS, the proper enforcement and effective execution of the laws of the land is the duty and responsibility of the national government;

WHEREAS, pursuant to Presidential Letter of Instructions No. 824 s-79, a National Committee on Anti-Organized Crime was established to formulate and implement plans and control all activities relative to the integration of the five pillar approach to the National Criminal Justice System, particularly on organized crimes;

 WHEREAS, the Peace and Order Council created pursuant to Executive Order 727 s-81 has responsibilities which encompass those of the National Committee on Anti-Organized Crime created pursuant to Letter of Instruction No. 824 s-79 and to prevent overlapping of functions, a need exists to abolish the National Committee on Anti-Organized Crime;

WHEREAS, there exists a need for closer cooperation among all law enforcement agencies of the government involved in the enforcement of general and special laws to insure unified direction and integration of effort throughout the country in the suppression of criminal activities on a day-to-day basis, particularly at the operating levels.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by the Constitution, do hereby order and direct the following:

1. The National Committee on Anti-Organized Crime, as established pursuant to Letter of Instructions No. 824 s-79 is hereby abolished and its functions, duties, responsibilities and instrumentalities  absorbed by the Peace and Order Council created pursuant to Executive Order No. 727 s-81.

2. Law Enforcement coordinating bodies to be known as Law Enforcement Coordinating Committees are hereby created and constituted at the national, regional and provincial levels of the Peace and Order Council to serve as a venue for the coordination of all law enforcement activities of various government law enforcement agencies.

3. The Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee at the national level shall consist of:
Chief of Constabulary/Director General, Integrated National Police – Chairman   Director, National Bureau of Investigation   Director, Finance Ministry Investigation Bureau   Director, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources   Commandant, Philippine Coast Guard   Commissioner, Commission on Immigration and Deportation
Chief, Operations Control, National Intelligence and Security Authority   Commissioner, Bureau of Customs   Commissioner, Bureau of Internal Revenue   Director, Bureau of Forest Development   General Manager, Philippine Ports Authority   Commanding General, Aviation Security Command   Director, Bureau of Land Transportation   Director, Bureau of Air Transportation   Commanding General, Civil Relations Service, AFP Executive Director,  NAPOCCENT, and corresponding heads of all other   national government agencies with law enforcement functions.

4. The regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee shall consist  of the PC/INP Regional Commander, who shall be the Chairman, the heads/administrators of regional or field officers of government agencies mentioned in paragraph 3 of this order, and the Peace and Order Coordinator of the region.

5. The provincial Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee shall consist of the PC/INP Provincial Commander, who shall be the  Chairman; the heads of provincial field offices or stations of  government agencies mentioned in paragraph 3 of this order,  and the Peace and Order Coordinator of the province.

6. The Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee at all levels shall each maintain a coordinating center through which it shall coordinate the day-to-day law enforcement activities of the various member-agencies.

7. Each Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee at all levels shall meet at least once a month to discuss, monitor and assess the law enforcement programs of the government.

8. The Chairman, Peace and Order Council shall issue appropriate rules and regulations in the implementation of this Executive Order.  Done in the City of Manila, this 11th of September in year of our Lord, nineteen hundred and eighty two.

s/t FERDINAND E. MARCOS

President

A TRUE COPY: C3  9 Sep 86/3202
WILFREDO F FULLON Major

PC Dep Exec Director, NALECC

Rules and Regulations to Implement Executive Order Nr. 829
1. Authority – These implementing Rules and Regulations are promulgated pursuant to paragraph 8 of Executive Order Nr 829 dtd 11 September 1982 creating law enforcement coordinating bodies to be known as Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (LECCs) at the national, regional and provincial levels of the Peace and Order Councils.

2. Mission – The LECC shall serve as a venue for the coordination of all      law enforcement activities of various government law       enforcement agencies to ensure unified direction and      integration of effort throughout the country in the       suppression of criminal activities on a day-to-day basis,      particularly at the operating levels.

3. Functions – The LECCs shall undertake the performance of the following      functions:
a. Serve as forum for dialogues and coordination among the government agencies/entities engaged in the enforcement of general and special laws.

b. Coordinate policies/procedures in order to facilitate cooperation and integration of effort among memberagencies and insure a unified direction in the suppression of criminal activities.

c. Identify priority areas for coordinated/joint law enforcement activities.

d. Prepare and submit to the Chairman POC for  Consideration/implementation basic strategies/plans which shall outline the law enforcement facet of the peace and order campaign, as well as delineate policies and thrusts in the effective implementation of law enforcement functions.

4. Organization/Membership – Law Enforcement Coordinating Committees at       various levels shall be organized as indicated        hereunder:

a. Chief of Constabulary/Director-General   Integrated National Police   –   Chairman       Director, National Bureau of Investigation      Director, Finance Ministry Investigation Bureau   Director, Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources  Commander, Philippine Coast Guard Commissioner, Commission on Immigration and   Deportation      Chief, Operation Control, National Intelligence and  Security Authority   Commissioner, Bureau of Customs   Commissioner, Bureau of Internal Revenue   Director, Bureau of Forest Development   General Manager, Philippine Port Authority   Commanding General, Aviation Security Command    Director, Bureau of Land Transportation      Director, Bureau of Air Transportation   Commanding General, Civil Relations Service, AFP      Executive Director, NAPOCCENT and      Corresponding heads of all other national    Government agencies with law enforcement      Functions.

b. The Regional Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee  (RLECC) shall consist of the PC/INP Regional Commander, who shall be the Chairman, and the heads/administrators of regional or equivalent field offices of government agencies mentioned in paragraph 4-a and the Peace and Order Coordinator of the region, as members.

c. The Provincial Law Enforcement Coordinating Committee (PLECC) shall consist of the PC/INP Provincial Commander who shall be the Chairman, and the heads of provincial field offices or stations of government agencies mentioned in paragraph 4-a and the Peace and Order Coordinator of the province, as members.  There shall be a Vice-Chairman appointed by the Chairman from among the members, on a rotation basis, and whose term shall be for a period of six (6) months.  In the absence or incapacity of the Chairman, the Vice-Chairman shall perform the duties and functions of the Chairman.

5. Creation of Sub-Committees – The Chairman of the LECC at all levels may create functional Sub-Committees as he may deem necessary to undertake specific tasks, missions and functions within the cognizance of the LECC.

6. Coordinating Center and  Secretariat –

a. All LECCs shall maintain a coordinating center, staffed by a secretariat, through which it shall coordinate the day-to-day law enforcement activities of the various member-agencies.  All memberagencies are encouraged to detail a representative or
at least a liaison to the coordinating center/secretariat to facilitate inter-agency coordination.

b. At the national level, the Coordinating Center and Secretariat shall be located at the PC/INP Operations Center.

c. At the regional level, the Coordinating Center and Secretariat shall be located at the PC/INP Regional Operations Center.

d. At the provincial level, the Coordinating Center and Secretariat shall be located at the Intelligence and Operations Section of the PC/INP Provincial Command.

7. Other Functions of the Secretariat – The Secretariat shall also perform the following duties/responsibilities.

a. Keep minutes of all committee meetings.

b. Gather/compile all data information requirements of the Committee.

c. Prepare reports and recommendations to higher LECCs, POC and other government agencies as required/necessary.

8. Frequency of Meetings – Each LECC shall meet at least once a month to discuss, monitor and assess the law enforcement programs of the government especially as they relate or apply to the LECC’s area of responsibility.  Special meetings may be convened by the LECC Chairman with at least 24 hours notice to its members on matters necessitating prompt immediate action.

9. Organizational Relationship – The LECC, being an integral part of the POC at the same level, shall be under the direct administrative supervision of the latter. In matters of law enforcement, higher LECCs shall have direct supervision and control over lower LECCs.

10. Channels of Communications – Official LECC communications shall be sent through channel.  For urgent cases or where immediate action is needed, the communication may be sent direct to the appropriate LECC and/or POC but at all times the intervening LECC should be informed.

The communication network of the AFP, INP and NAPOLCOM, as well as that of other member agencies may be utilized for urgent LECC messages.

11. Coordinating Instructions – Lateral coordination and cooperation between and among LECCs shall be encouraged at all times to insure unified directions and integration of law enforcement effort throughout the country.

s/t JUAN PONCE ENRILE

Minister of National Defense  and    Chairman, Peace and Order Council
A TRUE COPY: C3 Div/8 Sep 86 Cep/3203

s/t WILFREDO F FULLON

Major PC NALECC Secretariat