Republic Act No. 9914


Published: 2010-01-07

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Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Metro Manila

Fourteenth Congress

Third Regular Session

Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand nine.

[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9914]

AN ACT SEPARATING THE COGON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – VILLARICA ANNEX IN BARANGAY VILLARICA, ISLAND GARDEN CITY OF SAMAL, PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL NORTE FROM THE COGON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS NIEVES VILLARICA 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 Cogon National High School – Villarica Annex in Barangay Villarica, Island Garden City of Samal, Province of Davao del Norte is hereby separated from the Cogon National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Nieves Villarica National High School.

SEC. 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. — All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Cogon National High School – Villarica Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Nieves Villarica National High School.

SEC. 3. Appropriations. — The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Nieves Villarica National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the Cogon National High School – Villarica 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.

Approved,

(Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate

(Sgd.) PROSPERO C. NOGRALES
Speaker of the House

of Representatives

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 5, 2009, respectively.

(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate

(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Secretary General

House of Representatives

Approved: JAN 07 2010

(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines

Source: CDAsia

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