Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand twelve.
REPUBLIC ACT No. 10503
AN ACT SEPARATING THE BURGOS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – UPPER TUMAPOC ANNEX IN BARANGAY UPPER TUMAPOC, MUNICIPALITY OF BURGOS, PROVINCE OF LA UNION FROM THE BURGOS NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS UPPER TUMAPOC 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 Burgos National High School – Upper Tumapoc Annex in Barangay Upper Tumapoc, Municipality of Burgos, Province of La Union is hereby separated from the Burgos National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Upper Tumapoc National High School.
Section 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. – All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Burgos National High School – Upper Tumapoc Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Upper Tumapoc National High School.
Section 3. Appropriations. – The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Upper Tumapoc National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the Burgos National High School – Upper Tumapoc Annex. 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 such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.1âwphi1
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 June 4, 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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