|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8554 - AN ACT
CONVERTING THE CARIGARA SCHOOL OF FISHERIES IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF
CARIGARA, PROVINCE OF LEYTE, INTO A COLLEGE, TO BE KNOWN AS THE
CARIGARA COLLEGE OF FISHERIES AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR |
1. The Carigara School of Fisheries in the
Municipality of Carigara, Province of Leyte, is hereby converted into a
college, to be known as the Carigara College of Fisheries, hereinafter
referred to as the College. |
Sec. 2. The College in addition to the present secondary education offered by the existing high school, shall provide higher vocational and technical courses and training in the field of fisheries leading to the degrees of fisheries and marine engineering.
Sec. 3. The College shall be under the administration and supervision of the Commission on Higher Education as a CHED-supervised Higher Education Institution (CHEI).
Sec. 4. All personnel, records and assets, as well as liabilities of the Carigara School of Fisheries, are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Carigara College of Fisheries.
Sec. 5. The amount necessary for the implementation of this Act shall be charged against the current year's appropriations of the Carigara School of Fisheries. Thereafter, such sums as may be necessary for its operation and maintenance shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
Sec. 6. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: February 25, 1998