[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6059, August 04, 1969 ]
AN ACT RETURNING THE HOME INDUSTRIES DIVISION IN THE BUREAU OF VOCATIONAL EDUCATION TO THE BUREAU OF PUBLIC SCHOOLS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. For the purpose of enhancing the effectiveness of the home industries program of the Department of Education and for the purpose of increasing the productive capabilities of the people through home and small scale industries, the Home Industries Division is hereby returned from the Bureau of Vocational Education to the Bureau of Public Schools.
SEC. 2. All appropriations, personnel, equipment, machinery, tools, supplies and materials, records, division and school plants, and all other kinds of property belonging to the Home Industries Division are hereby transferred to the Bureau of Public Schools. The schools for Philippine craftsmen and all craftsmen and home industries schools under the Home Industries Division are likewise hereby transferred to the Bureau of Public Schools, including their appropriations, personnel, and all forms of property that belong to these schools.
SEC. 3. The Director of Public Schools is hereby authorized, subject to the approval of the Secretary of Education, to determine the training programs, projects and activities of the Home Industries Division, which shall include research in raw materials, processing and invention of small home industries machinery and such functions as supervision, administration, and operation of the craftsmen and home industries schools. In coordination and cooperation with division and city superintendents of schools, the officials and personnel of the Home Industries Division which shall be a promotional division shall exercise supervisory assistance in industrial arts, practical and commercial arts, and agricultural arts, work education, and the economic phase of the adult and community education program in elementary and secondary schools.
SEC. 4. The schools for Philippine craftsmen and the home industries schools established or to be established shall be under the Home Industries Division. These schools shall give training in home industries including training for production, marketing and management of home and small scale industries. These schools shall act as research and pilot centers from which extension training services shall be given to the people in the rural areas. In the performance of these functions, the Home Industries Division through these schools may cooperate and coordinate with other agencies of the government or with civic organizations engaged in the promotion of home industries.
SEC. 5. All Acts, executive orders, administrative orders, rules and regulations or parts thereof which are inconsistent with any provision of this Act are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
SEC. 6. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved, August 4, 1969.