REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4624 - AN ACT TO PROVIDE FUNDS FOR BUILDINGS AND OTHER FACILITIES OF THE PHILIPPINE EXECUTIVE ACADEMY WITHIN THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
1. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated out
of the General Funds of the National Treasury not otherwise
appropriated, an amount of Eight million pesos for the necessary
buildings and other physical facilities of the Philippines Executive
Academy. The amount of eight million pesos so appropriated shall be
released to the Philippine Executive Academy of the Graduate School of
Public Administration, University of the Philippines in the following
Two million five hundred thousand pesos in the fiscal year nineteen hundred sixty-five to nineteen hundred sixty-six;
Two million five hundred thousand pesos in the fiscal year nineteen hundred sixty-six to nineteen hundred sixty-seven;
Two million pesos in the fiscal year nineteen hundred sixty-seven to nineteen hundred sixty-eight; and
One million pesos in the fiscal year nineteen hundred sixty-eight to nineteen hundred sixty-nine.
Any provision of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding, the appropriations herein provided shall continue to be available until after the projects to be undertaken shall have been completed.
Sec. 2. All capital construction for the Philippine Executive Academy, irrespective of the source of funds, shall be carried out by, or under the control and supervision of, the Graduate School of Public Administration, University of the Philippines, notwithstanding the provisions of Section nineteen hundred one and Section nineteen hundred seventeen of the Revised Administrative Code of the Philippines.
Sec. 3. In carrying out this program, the Graduate School of Public Administration through the University of the Philippines shall award all contracts for construction and for the purchase of articles, materials, and supplies (including all building materials) to the lowest complying and responsible bidder, taking into account not only price but also quality, experience and other relevant factors and the restrictions and preferences embodied in Act Numbered Four thousand two hundred thirty-nine, Commonwealth Act Numbered One hundred thirty-eight, Commonwealth Act Numbered Five hundred forty-one and Republic Act Numbered Nine hundred twelve shall not be applicable to such contracts.
Sec. 4. The Philippine Executive Academy of the Graduate School of Public Administration, University of the Philippines, shall be exempt from all taxes, duties, fees, impost and other charges of the Republic of the Philippines, on or in respect of the importation of all articles, materials or supplies (including all building materials) imported for the construction of the necessary buildings and facilities.
Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 19, 1965