Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Metro Manila

Fourteenth Congress
Third Regular Session

Republic Act No. 9816               November 26, 2009

AN ACT SEPARATING THE GUINZADAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - TAPAPAN ANNEX IN BARANGAY TAPAPAN, MUNICIPALITY OF BAUKO, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE FROM THE GUINZADAN NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS TAPAPAN 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 Guinzadan National High School - Tapapan Annex in Barangay Tapapan, Municipality of Bauko, Mountain Province is hereby separated from the Guinzadan National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Tapapan National High School.

Section 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. - All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Guinzadan National High School - Tapapan Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Tapapan National High School.

Section 3. Appropriations. The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department's program the operationalization of the Tapapan National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year's appropriations of the Guinzadan National High School - Tapapan 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.

Section 5. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) 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 October 7, 2008 and August 17, 2009, respectively.

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

Approved: November 26, 2009

GLORIA MACAPAGAL - ARROYO
President of the Philippines


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