BATAS PAMBANSA Blg. 172

An Act Converting the Sogod National Trade School in the Municipality of Sogod, Province of Southern Leyte, into a School of Arts and Trades to be Known as the Southern Leyte School of Arts and Trades

Section 1. The Sogod National Trade School in the Municipality of Sogod, Province of Southern Leyte, is hereby converted into a school of arts and trades to be known as the Southern Leyte School of Arts and Trades.

Section 2. In addition to its present vocational curricular offerings, the school shall offer such four year degree courses as may be authorized by the Ministry of Education and Culture.

Section 3. The Ministry of Education and Culture shall take necessary steps for the immediate implementation of this Act.1‚wphi1

Section 4. The amount of two hundred thousand pesos for the operation of the school shall be charged to the appropriations authorized by Batas Pambansa Blg. 80 for the Ministry of Education and Culture intended for new national schools. Thereafter, such sum as may be necessary for its operation and maintenance shall be provided for in the annual General Appropriations Act.

Section 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: February 8, 1982


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