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Legal Unit


    Atty. Anthony Yap

    E-mail Address:


     Specific Functions:



Provide legal advice and render legal opinions to the SDS, ASDS, officials of the Division in relation to the performance of their functions


Interpret laws and rules affecting the operation of various division programs


Prepare and review contracts, MOAs and instruments to which the Division or any of its offices and school is a party, and interprets the provisions therein


Evaluate complaints filed, conducts investigation and draft decisions and orders of cases against non-teaching personnel within the Division


Conduct investigations of complaints against teaching personnel as may be delegated by the regional office


Draft actions/endorsements on complaints and letters for signature of the SDS in accordance with the provisions of the law and DepED rules and regulations.


Represent the Division in court cases, when deputized by the OSG


Perform such other functions as may be delegated by the Superintendent