Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Metro Manila

Fourteenth Congress
Third Regular Session

Republic Act No. 9897               December 31, 2009

AN ACT CONVERTING THE AGUINALDO HIGH SCHOOL IN BARANGAY LUPAO, MUNICIPALITY OF AGUINALDO, PROVINCE OF IFUGAO INTO A NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS AGUINALDO 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. Conversion into a National High School. -The Aguinaldo High School in Barangay Lupao, Municipality of Aguinaldo, Province of Ifugao is hereby converted into a national high school to be known as Aguinaldo National High School.

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

Section 3. Appropriations. - The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department's program the operationalization of the Aguinaldo National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year's appropriations of the Aguinaldo High School. Thereafter, the amount necessary for the continued operation of the school shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.1avvphi1

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 December 3, 2008 and October 5, 2009, respectively.

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

Approved: December 31, 2009

GLORIA MACAPAGAL - ARROYO
President of the Philippines


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