Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Metro Manila

Fourteenth Congress
Second Regular Session

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

Republic Act No. 9659

AN ACT SEPARATING THE VALENZUELA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - PUNTURIN ANNEX IN BARANGAY PUNTURIN, CITY OF VALENZUELA, METRO MANILA FROM THE VALENZUELA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS VICENTE P. TRINIDAD NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Be if 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 Valenzuela National High School - Punturin Annex in Barangay Punturin, City of Valenzuela, Metro Manila is hereby separated from the Valenzuela National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Vicente P. Trinidad National High School.

Section 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. - All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Valenzuela National High School - Punturin Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Vicente P. Trinidad National High School.

Section 3. Appropriations. - The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Departmentís program the operationalization of the Vicente P. Trinidad National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current yearís appropriations of the Valenzuela National High School - Punturin 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 rules and regulations that may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.lawphil

Section 5. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect fifteen (16) days after its publication in the Official Gazette.

Approved,

JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate
PROSPERO C. NOGRALES
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 September 2,2008 and April 22,2009, respectively.

EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Secretary General House of Representatives

Approved: JULY 17, 2009

GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO
President of the Philippines


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