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. 9788]
AN ACT SEPARATING THE MABA-AY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL-BANSA ANNEX IN BARANGAY BANSA, MUNICIPALITY OF BAUKO, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE FROM THE MABA-AY NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS BANSA 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 Maba-ay National High School-Bansa Annex in Barangay Bansa, Municipality of Bauko, Mountain Province is hereby separated from the Maba-ay National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Bansa National High School.
SEC. 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. — All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Maba-ay National High School-Bansa Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Bansa National High School.
SEC. 3. Appropriations. — The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Bansa National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the Maba-ay National High School-Bansa 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 December 3, 2008 and July 28, 2009, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: NOV 18 2009
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines