H. No. 5176
Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand nine.
[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9964]
AN ACT SEPARATING THE PIS-ANAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – SIBALOM ANNEX IN THE MUNICIPALITY OF SIBALOM, PROVINCE OF ANTIQUE FROM THE PIS-ANAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS SIBALOM NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. Separation and Conversion into a National High School. — The Pis-anan National High School – Sibalom Annex in the Municipality of Sibalom, Province of Antique is hereby separated from the Pis-anan National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Sibalom National High School.
SEC. 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. — All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Pis-anan National High School – Sibalom Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Sibalom National High School.
SEC. 3. Appropriations. — The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Sibalom National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the Pis-anan National High School – Sibalom Annex. Thereafter, the amount necessary for the continued operation of the school shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
SEC. 4. Implementation. — The Secretary of Education shall issue rules and regulations that may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.
SEC. 5. Effectivity. — This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
(Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate
(Sgd.) PROSPERO C. NOGRALES
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 November 17, 2008 and October 13, 2009, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: JAN 15 2010
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines