Republic Act No. 9789

Link to law: http://www.gov.ph/2009/11/18/republic-act-no-9789/
Published: 2009-11-19

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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. 9789]

AN ACT SEPARATING THE EASTERN BONTOC NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL-SALIOK ANNEX IN BARANGAY SALIOK, MUNICIPALITY OF NATONIN, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE FROM THE EASTERN BONTOC NATIONAL AGRICULTURAL VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS SALIOK 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 Eastern Bontoc National Agricultural Vocational High School-Saliok Annex in Barangay Saliok, Municipality of Natonin, Mountain Province is hereby separated from the Eastern Bontoc National Agricultural Vocational High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Saliok National High School.

SEC. 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. — All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Eastern Bontoc National Agricultural Vocational High School-Saliok Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Saliok National High School.

SEC. 3. Appropriations. — The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Saliok National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the Eastern Bontoc National Agricultural Vocational High School-Saliok 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 December 3, 2008 and July 28, 2009, respectively.

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

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

House of Representatives

Approved: NOV 18 2009

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

Source: CDAsia