City Ordinance No. 002 series of 2018

“An ordinance amending City Ordinance No. 05, Series of 2012, entitled ‘An Ordinance Establishing the Scholarship Program of the City of Tabuk”.

Authored by: Councilor Antonio A. Bakilan

WHEREAS, Article XIV, Section l of the Philippine Constitution provides that the state shall protect and promote the right of all citizens to quality education in all levels and shall take appropriate steps to make such education accessible to all; 

WHEREAS, Article II, Section l 7 of the Philippine Constitution provides that the state shall give priority lo education, science and technology, arts, culture, and sports to foster patriotism and nationalism, accelerate social progress, and promote total human liberation and development; 

WHEREAS, one of the powers, duties and functions of the Sangguniang Panlungsod provided under Republic Act 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991 is to establish a scholarship fund for the poor but deserving students in schools located within its jurisdiction or.for students residing within the City; 

WHEREAS, in view of the foregoing, this Body establishes a Scholarship Program for the poor but deserving students for them to finish a higher degree of education; 

BE IT ORDAINED by the Sangguniang Panlungsod of Tabuk, Kalinga in session assembled, that: …Proceed to full reading of this City Ordinance.