Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Metro Manila

Fifteenth Congress
Third Regular Session

Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand twelve.

REPUBLIC ACT No. 10456

AN ACT ESTABLISHING A SEPARATE CITY SCHOOLS DIVISION OFFICE IN THE CITY OF TALISAY, PROVINCE OF NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBER 8489, ENTITLED "AN ACT CONVERTING THE MUNICIPALITY OF TALISAY, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL, INTO A COMPONENT CITY TO BE KNOWN AS THE CITY OF TALISAY"

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

Section 1. There shall be incorporated after Section 49(b) of Republic Act No. 8489, a new article to read as follows:

"ARTICLE X
"THE CITY SCHOOLS DIVISION

"SEC. 50. Establishment of a Division of City Schools. – There shall be established, under the supervision of the Department of Education, a city schools division office in Talisay City which shall have jurisdiction over the school districts within TalisayCity and shall be headed by a division superintendent who must possess the necessary qualifications required by the Department of Education.

"The staff complement for the City Schools Division Office of Talisay City shall also possess the necessary qualifications required by the Department of Education.

"The salaries of the supervisors, principals, teachers and other operational expenses of the primary, intermediate high schools and other public schools in the City shall be borne by the national government."

Section 2. The succeeding article and sections of Republic Act No. 8489 are hereby renumbered accordingly.

Section 3. Appropriations. – The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the City Schools Division Office of Talisay City, the funding of which shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.

Section 4. Repealing Clause. – All laws, decrees, executive orders, proclamations, rules and regulations and issuances or parts thereof which are inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed or amended accordingly.

Section 5. Implementation. – The Secretary of Education shall issue the rules and regulations that may be necessary to carry out the purposes of this Act.1âwphi1

Section 6. Effectivity. – This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.

Approved,


(Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate
(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
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 June 4, 2012 and January 28, 2013, respectively.


(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of Senate

(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Secretary General
House of Representatives

Approved: APR 11 2013

(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
President of the Philippines


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