BATAS PAMBANSA Blg. 569
An Act Converting the San Juan Comprehensive High School in the Municipality of San Juan, Province of Southern Leyte, into a Polytechnic College to be Known as the San Juan Polytechnic College
Section 1. The San Juan Comprehensive High School in the Municipality of San Juan, Province of Southern Leyte, is hereby converted into a polytechnic college to be known as the San Juan Polytechnic College.
Section 2. The San Juan Polytechnic College shall have the following purposes:
1) To produce trained and skilled manpower relevant to the socio-economic growth of the region in general and the service area in particular, along the program of agro-industrial development of the country;
2) To provide tertiary education that is accessible to the broad mass, particularly the qualified but economically disadvantaged members of society in the service area;
3) To offer technological and professional courses and provide leadership in the scientific and technical fields through research and skills training;
4) To promote and establish linkages with public and private agencies or instrumentalities within the context of an integrated implementation of development plans for the region;
5) To reinforce moral values, and to instill qualities of good citizenship through understanding and appreciation of the dignity of labor.1‚wphi1
Section 3. All personnel, assets, liabilities, records and appropriations of the San Juan Comprehensive High School are transferred to the San Juan Polytechnic College.
Section 4. All existing appropriations for the San Juan Comprehensive High School are hereby transferred to the San Juan Polytechnic College, to be disbursed in accordance with the provisions of this Act. The necessary sum for the operation and maintenance of the new college shall be provided for in subsequent General Appropriations Acts, until which time the operation of the institution as a college shall be deferred, provided that its new name shall take effect upon approval of this Act.
Section 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 24, 1983
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