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ACT NO. 6362
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6362 - AN ACT
PROVIDING FOR THE ACCELERATION OF THE ADJUSTMENT OF SALARIES OF PUBLIC
SCHOOL TEACHERS AND FOR THIS PURPOSE AMENDING REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED
FIFTY-ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT, KNOWN AS "HE PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS
SALARY STANDARDIZATION ACT" AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
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Section five of Republic Act Numbered Five thousand one hundred sixty
eight is hereby repealed.
Sec. 2. The provisions of existing laws to the
contrary notwithstanding, the salaries of public school teachers as of
June thirtieth, nineteen hundred and seventy-one shall be adjusted to
the minimum rates prescribed in Schedule "B" of said Act effective July
first, nineteen hundred and seventy-one: provided, that the salaries of
public school teachers whose positions are allocated to adjusted ranges
32 to 34 shall be adjusted to steps three, two and one, respectively,
of the said Schedule "B".
Sec. 3. Section six of the same Act is hereby
amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 6. Salary progression from minimum to maximum.
– The salary progression from minimum to maximum of the adjusted range
shall consist of four steps, each succeeding step to be granted
automatically after three years of satisfactory service and shall be
implemented effective July first, nineteen hundred and seventy-one:
provided, that the progression from minimum to the maximum shall not
extend beyond a period of ten years subject to the provisions of
Section eight of this Act: and provided, finally, that for public
school teachers who have rendered at least ten years of continuous
satisfactory service at the time of the approval of this amendatory
Act, the period of progression from minimum to maximum shall be reduced
to seven years."
Sec. 4. The funds necessary to implement the
provisions of this Act during fiscal year nineteen hundred and
seventy-two shall be made available from the following sources:
(a) The five percent salary adjustment for teachers
from the Salary Adjustment Fund appropriated in the General
(b) The Special Education Fund, for which purpose the
Secretary of Education shall fix the percentage of the differential
payable directly to the teachers by each provincial, city and municipal
school board and the percentage payable by the national government,
taking into consideration the availability of funds from the shares of
the school boards in the additional tax on real property imposed under
Republic Act Numbered Five thousand four hundred forty-seven: provided,
that no other expenditure of the Special Education Stabilization Fund
except one million pesos for the operation and maintenance of the state
scholarship under Republic Act Numbered Four thousand ninety shall be
incurred by the national government until its percentage shares for the
salary adjustments authorized in this Act shall have been provided for:
and provided, finally, that the provisions of Republic Act Numbered
Five thousand four hundred forty-seven or any regulation promulgated
thereunder, which may be inconsistent herewith, are hereby amended or
(c) Unexpended surplus of the Special Education
Stabilization Fund; and
(d) Savings from the general fund appropriations of
the Department of Education.
The funds mentioned in (a), (b), (c) and (d) hereinabove mentioned are
hereby appropriated or reappropriated for the purpose of implementing
the payment of the salary adjustments authorized in this Act.
Sec. 5. The benefits provided under this
amendatory Act shall be extended only to those public school teachers
actually performing duties and responsibilities for which they may have
been appointed or that of higher positions.
Sec. 6. The Secretary of Education shall prescribe
the rules and regulations for the implementation of the salary
adjustments under this Act.
Sec. 7. All Acts or parts of Acts, administrative
rules and regulations inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, are
hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.
Sec. 8. This Act shall take effect on July first,
nineteen hundred and seventy-one.
Approved: July 30, 1971
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