REPUBLIC ACT No. 4242

An Act Providing for the Establishment of Regional Branches of the Philippine Normal College and Authorizing the Appropriation of Funds Therefor

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippine Congress Assembled:

Section 1. There are hereby established regional branches of the Philippine Normal College in the Jolo-Tawi-Tawi area, Marinduque, Agusan, Isabela and Negros Occidental.

Section 2. The Board of Trustees of the Philippine Normal College is hereby authorized to open each year a branch in a place recommended by the college president and plan the administration and supervision of such a branch under the direct control of the college president.

Section 3. The head of the regional branch shall be a vice-president who, together with the instructional staff and the administrative personnel, including representatives of the administrative officer, auditor, chief accountant, registrar and property officer of the college, shall be appointed by the Board of Trustees upon recommendation of the college president.

Section 4. The initial sum of five hundred thousand pesos is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, to be expended in the discretion of the Board of Trustees to carry out the purposes of this Act. For the succeeding four years, a similar amount is hereby authorized to be appropriated each year for the same purpose.1шphi1 Thereafter, the necessary funds needed for the operation and maintenance of these regional branches of the Philippine Normal College shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.

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

Approved: June 19, 1965.


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