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Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Metro Manila

Fifth Regular Session

Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-second day of July, nineteen hundred and ninety-one.

Republic Act No. 7624

AN ACT INTEGRATING DRUG PREVENTION AND CONTROL IN THE INTERMEDIATE AND SECONDARY CURRICULA AS WELL AS IN THE NONFORMAL, INFORMAL AND INDIGENOUS LEARNING SYSTEMS AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES

BE IT ENACTED BY THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE PHILIPPINES IN CONGRESS ASSEMBLED:

SECTION 1. There shall be integrated in the intermediate and secondary curricula whether in public or private schools as well as in the nonformal, informal, and indigenous learning programs the ill effects of drug abuse, drug addiction, or drug dependency.

SEC. 2. The Department of Education, Culture and Sports in coordination with the Department of Health and the Dangerous Drugs Board shall promulgate such rules and regulations as may be necessary for effective implementation of this Act.

SEC. 3. The Department of Education, Culture and Sports may enlist the assistance of any government agency or instrumentality to carry out the objectives of this Act.

SEC. 4. All instructional materials needed by the public schools to teach the subject matter as provided under this Act shall be supplied by the Department of Education, Culture and Sports.

SEC. 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved,

(Sgd.) Neptali A. Gonzales(Sgd.) Ramon V. Mitra
President of the SenateSpeaker of the
House of Representatives

This Act which is a consolidation of Senate Bill No. 31366 and Senate Bill No. 103 was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on January 20, 1992 and October 22, 1991, respectively.

(Sgd.) Anacleto D. Badoy, Jr.(Sgd.) Camilo L. Sabio
Secretary of the SenateSecretary-General
House of Representatives

Approved: July 11, 1992

(Sgd.) Fidel V. Ramos...
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