Full Title
An act establishing the Misamis Occidental Sports Academy in the capital city of Oroquieta, province of Misamis Occidental and appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes.
Date of Approval
August 27, 2015

Other Details

Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Bill Note

Full Text of Issuance

H. No. 4292; Manila Bulletin, September 2, 2015; 111 OG No. 41, 6008 (October 12, 2015)

[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10680, August 27, 2015 ]


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

SECTION 1. There shall be established in the capital City of Oroquieta, Province of Misamis Occidental, a sports academy to be known as the “Misamis Occidental Sports Academy”, which shall be the primary sports development and training center for the whole province of Misamis Occidental and the neighboring towns thereat.

SEC. 2. The Province of Misamis Occidental, in coordination with the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC), shall take the necessary steps to upgrade, improve and modernize existing facilities, equipment and personnel, and integrate them into the newly created sports academy and training center.

The Provincial Government of Misamis Occidental, in coordination with the PSC, shall create the necessary training programs and competitions, as well as the system by which the facilities shall be maintained and managed in order to accomplish the objectives and purposes of this Act.

SEC. 3. The construction, establishment and operation of the Misamis Occidental Sports Academy shall be funded by the Provincial Government of Misamis Occidental and such funds as may be granted by the PSC or by the Office of the President. In addition, grants and endowments may be obtained from local or foreign sources intended for sports development.

SEC. 4. Appropriations. — The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s programs the operation of the Misamis Occidental Sports Academy, the funding of which shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.

SEC. 5. Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR). — The PSC, in coordination with the Department of Education (DepED), the Provincial Government of Misamis Occidental and the government of the City of Oroquieta, shall promulgate the necessary rules and regulations for the implementation of this Act within ninety (90) days after its enactment into law.

SEC. 6. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.

(SGD.) FRANKLIN M. DRILON President of the Senate

(SGD.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR. Speaker of the House of Representatives

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives on May 19, 2014, amended by the Senate on June 8, 2015, and which amendments were concurred in by the House of Representatives on June 10, 2015.

(SGD.) OSCAR G. YABES Secretary of the Senate

(SGD.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP Secretary General House of Representatives

Approved: AUG 27 2015

(SGD.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III President of the Philippines

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