Art. 148. National Consumer Affairs Council. - To improve the management,
coordination and effectiveness of consumer programs, a National Consumer Affairs Council is hereby created, hereinafter referred
to as the "Council".
Art. 149. Composition. - The Council shall
be composed of representatives from the following government agencies and non-government agencies:
Department of Trade and Industry;
(b) Department of Education, Culture and Sports;
(c) Department of Health;
(e) four (4) representatives from consumer organizations of nationwide base to be chosen by the President
from among the nominees submitted by the various consumer groups in the Philippines;
(f) two (2) representatives
from business/industry sector to be chosen by the President from among the nominees submitted by the various business organizations.
Art. 150. Chairman; Functions. - The Council shall be headed and presided
by a Chairman who shall be elected by the members from among themselves. He shall establish, with the concurrence of the Council,
the policies, procedures and standards to govern the implementation and interpretation of the functions and duties of the
Art. 151. Per Diems of Members. - The members of the Council shall
be entitled to an allowance of Five hundred pesos (P500.00) per meeting actually attended but not more than Two thousand pesos
(P2,000.00) a month.
Art. 152. The Secretariat. - The Council
shall appoint an Executive Director who shall assist the Chairman and act as Secretary of the Council. The Department of Trade
and Industry shall provide the Secretariat which shall assist the Council in the effective performance of its functions.