Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand twelve.
[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10219]
AN ACT SEPARATING THE BISLIG CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL â STA. CRUZ ANNEX IN BARANGAY STA. CRUZ, CITY OF BISLIG, PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL SUR FROM THE BISLIG CITY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS STA. CRUZ NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. Separation and Conversion into an Independent National High School. â The Bislig City National High School â Sta. Cruz Annex in Barangay Sta. Cruz, City of Bislig, Province of Surigao del Sur is hereby separated from the Bislig City National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Sta. Cruz National High School.
SEC. 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. â All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Bislig City National High School â Sta. Cruz Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Sta. Cruz National High School.
SEC. 3. Appropriations. â The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Sta. Cruz National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriation of the Bislig City National High School â Sta. Cruz Annex. Thereafter, the amount necessary for the continued operation of the school shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
SEC. 4. Implementation. â The Secretary of Education shall issue rules and regulations that may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.
SEC. 5. Effectivity. â This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
(Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate
(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
Speaker of the House
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on February 22, 2011 and July 24, 2012, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: OCT 18 2012
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
President of the Philippines