Full Title
AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF TWENTY-FOUR MILLION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED PESOS FOR THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF AT LEAST SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ADDITIONAL CLASSES IN PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR NINETEEN HUNDRED AND SIXTY-TWO TO NINETEEN HUNDRED AND SIXTY-THREE.
House Bill No.
H. No. 2515
Date of Approval
June 16, 1962

Other Details

Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type
Bill Note

Official Gazette

Official Gazette Source
Official Gazette vol. 58 no. 44 page 7188 (October 29, 1962)

Full Text of Issuance

H. No. 2515 / 58 OG No. 44, 7188 (October 29, 1962)

[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3479, June 16, 1962 ]

AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF TWENTY-FOUR MILLION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED PESOS FOR THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF AT LEAST SEVEN THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED ADDITIONAL CLASSES IN PUBLIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR NINETEEN HUNDRED AND SIXTY-TWO TO NINETEEN HUNDRED AND SIXTY-THREE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:SECTION 1. In addition to the appropriations for the operation and maintenance of public elementary schools in the General Appropriation Act for the fiscal year nine┬Čteen hundred and sixty-three, there is hereby appropriated, out of any funds, in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of twenty-four million three hundred fifty-six thousand four hundred pesos, for the operation and maintenance of at least seven thousand five hundred additional classes in public elementary schools during the school year nineteen hundred and sixty-two to nineteen hundred and sixty-three which shall be distributed in accordance with the itemized schedules appended to this Act among the different school divisions in such proportion provided for in the General Appropriation Act for the fiscal year nineteen hundred and sixty-two to nineteen hundred and sixty-three for the same purpose. A quarterly report of the opening of these classes shall be made to Congress and a copy of such report furnished each member thereof.SEC. 2. Teachers appointed under this, Act must be residents of the municipality where the position is allotted: Provided, That in the absence of local applicants who are qualified, those who are residents of the province or school division shall be preferred next. Appointments made in violation of this provision shall be null and void, and shall subject the offending party to a prosecution and such act shall be considered a penal offense and the party responsible for such act shall, upon conviction, be punished with imprisonment of not less than thirty days nor more than six months and a fine of not more than one thousand pesos and shall be perpetually disqualified to hold any public office.SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.Approved, June 16, 1962.

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