National Service Training Program (NSTP) Act of 2001
REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINE
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July,2001.
(REPUBLIC ACT 9163)
“AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE NATIONAL SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM (NSTP) FOR THE TERTIARY LEVEL STUDENTS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NO 7077 AND PRESIDENTIAL DECREE NO 1706 AND FOR OTHER PURPOSE”
Be enacted by the senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. Short Title.
This Act shall be known as the National Service Training Program (NSTP) Act of 2001.
SECTION 2. Declaration of Policy.
It is hereby affirmed the prime duty of the Government to serve and protect its citizen. In turn it shall be the responsibility of all citizens to defend the security of the State and in fulfillment thereof, the Government may require each citizen to render personal military or civil service. Recognizing the youth’s virtual role in nation building, then state shall promote civic consciousness among the youth and shall develop their physical moral, spiritual intellectual and social well-being.
It shall inculcate to the youth patriotism, nationalism and advance their involvement in public and civic affairs. In pursuit of this goals the youth the most valuable resource of the national shall motivate trained organized and mobilized in military training, literacy civic welfare and other similar endeavors in the service of nation.
SECTION 3. Definition of Term.
For purpose of this Act the following are hereby defined as follows:
“National Service Training Program” (NSTP) – is a program aimed at enhancing civic consciousness and defense preparedness in the youth by developing the ethic of service and patriotism while undergoing training in any of its three (3) program components. Its various components are specially designed to enhance the youth’s active contribution to the general welfare.
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