Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Metro Manila

Fourteenth Congress
Third Regular Session

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

Republic Act No. 9867

AN ACT SEPARATING THE HINGYON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL ANNEX IN BARANGAY BITU, MUNICIPALITY OF HINGYON, PROVINCE OF IFUGAO FROM THE HINGYON NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO A SEPARATE AND INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS SOUTHERN HINGYON 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 Hingyon National High School Annex in Barangay Bitu, Municipality of Hingyon, Province of Ifugao is hereby separated from the Hingyon National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Southern Hingyon National High School.

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

Section 3. Appropriations. - The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Southern Hingyon National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year's appropriations of the Hingyon National High School 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.1avvphi1

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 September 2, 2008 and September 30, 2009, respectively.

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

Approved: DEC. 20, 2009

GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines


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