Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand nine.
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9989
AN ACT SEPARATING THE SECONDARY LEVEL OF THE CATARMAN IV CENTRAL INTEGRATED SCHOOL IN BARANGAY CAWAYAN, MUNICIPALITY OF CATARMAN, PROVINCE OF NORTHERN SAMAR FROM THE CATARMAN IV CENTRAL INTEGRATED SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS CAWAYAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Section 1. Separation and Conversion into a National High School. - The Secondary Level of the Catarman IV Central Integrated School in Barangay Cawayan, Municipality of Catarman, Province of Northern Samar is hereby separated from the Catarman IV Central Integrated School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Cawayan National High School.
Section 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. - All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Secondary Level of the Catarman IV Central Integrated School are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Cawayan National High School.
Section 3. Appropriations. - The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department's program the operationalization of the Cawayan National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year's appropriations of the Secondary Level of the Catarman IV Central Integrated School. Thereafter, the amount necessary for the continued operation of the school shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
Section 4. Implementation. - The Secretary of Education shall issue rules and regulations that may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.
Section 5. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
|(Sgd.) PROSPERO C. NOGRALES
Speaker of the House of Representatives
|(Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on February 24, 2009 and October 12, 2009, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: FEB 10 2010
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines
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