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. 9753]
AN ACT CONVERTING THE CONGRESSMAN PABLO MALASARTE MEMORIAL HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY CABAD, MUNICIPALITY OF BALILIHAN, PROVINCE OF BOHOL INTO A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS CONGRESSMAN PABLO MALASARTE 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 Congressman Pablo Malasarte Memorial High School in Barangay Cabad, Municipality of Balilihan, Province of Bohol is hereby converted into a national high school to be known as Congressman Pablo Malasarte National High School.
SEC. 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. — All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Congressman Pablo Malasarte Memorial High School are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Congressman Pablo Malasarte National High School.
SEC. 3. Appropriations. — The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Congressman Pablo Malasarte National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the Congressman Pablo Malasarte Memorial High 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 such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions 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 September 2, 2009 and August 25, 2009, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO REYES
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: November 10, 2009
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines