Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand twelve.
REPUBLIC ACT No. 10489
AN ACT SEPARATING THE VALENCIA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – CATUMBALON ANNEX IN BARANGAY CATUMBALON, CITY OF VALENCIA, PROVINCE OF BUKIDNON FROM THE VALENCIA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS CATUMBALON 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. Separation and Conversion into a National High School. – The Valencia National High School – Catumbalon Annex in Barangay Catumbalon, City of Valencia, Province of Bukidnon is hereby separated from the Valencia National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Catumbalon National High School.
Section 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. – All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Valencia National High School – Catumbalon Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Catumbalon National High School.
Section 3. Appropriations. – The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Catumbalon National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the Valencia National High School – Catumbalon Annex. Thereafter, the amount necessary for the continued operation of the school shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.1âwphi1
Section 4. Implementation. – The Secretary of Education shall issue such rules and regulations as 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.) 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 May 21, 2012 and January 28, 2013, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: APR 16 2013
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
President of the Philippines
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