PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4379 - AN ACT ESTABLISHING AN INSTITUTE OF MASS COMMUNICATIONS IN THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES, PROVIDING FUNDS FOR A BUILDING, FACILITIES AND OPERATING EXPENSES THEREOF, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES
1. There is hereby established an Institute of Mass
Communications in the University of the Philippines which shall provide
professional and advanced training, research and extension services in
the various media of communications, including the press, radio and
television, and to inculcate and foster awareness of the ethical and
social significance of, as well as responsibility in the use of these
Sec. 2. Any provision of law to the contrary notwithstanding, appointments to the teaching and research positions in the Institute may be on a part-time basis and personnel already in the government service appointed to its training or research staff shall receive honoraria at rates to be fixed by the Board of Regents of the University.
Sec. 3. There is hereby authorized to the appropriated out of the funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the sum of four hundred fifty thousand pesos for a building necessary for the training, research and public service activities of the Institute: provided, that the amount of two hundred thousand pesos shall be appropriated annually in the General Appropriations Act beginning with the fiscal year nineteen hundred sixty-six-nineteen hundred sixty-seven for the support of the Institute.
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 19, 1965