Republic Act No. 9824

Link to law: http://www.gov.ph/2009/11/26/republic-act-no-9824/
Published: 2009-11-27

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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. 9824]

AN ACT CONVERTING THE MAKIWALO INTEGRATED SCHOOL IN BARANGAY MAKIWALO, MUNICIPALITY OF MONDRAGON, PROVINCE OF NORTHERN SAMAR INTO A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS MAKIWALO 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. Conversion into a National High School. — The Makiwalo Integrated School in Barangay Makiwalo, Municipality of Mondragon, Province of Northern Samar is hereby converted into a national high school to be known as Makiwalo National High School.

SEC. 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. — All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Makiwalo Integrated School are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Makiwalo National High School.

SEC. 3. Appropriations. — The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Makiwalo National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the Makiwalo Integrated School. 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 December 3, 2008 and August 26, 2009, respectively.

(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO REYES
Secretary of the Senate

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

House of Representatives

Approved: November 26, 2009

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

Source: CDAsia