Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand fifteen.
REPUBLIC ACT No. 10718
AN ACT SEPARATING THE KALINGA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – SALEGSEG ANNEX IN BARANGAY SALEGSEG, MUNICIPALITY OF BALBALAN, PROVINCE OF KALINGA FROM THE KALINGA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS BALBALAN 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 Kalinga National High School – Salegseg Annex in Barangay Salegseg, Municipality of Balbalan, Province of Kalinga is hereby separated from the Kalinga National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Balbalan National High School.
SECTION 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. – All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Kalinga National High School–Salegseg Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Balbalan National High School.
SECTION 3. Appropriations. – The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Balbalan National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriation of the Kalinga National High School–Salegseg 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.
|(Sgd.) FRANKLIN M. DRILON
President of the Senate
|(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
Speaker of the House
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representative and the Senate on May 19, 2014 and October 6, 2015, respectively.
|(Sgd.) OSCAR G. YABES
Secretary of the Senate
|(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Secretary GeneralHouse of Representatives
Approved: DEC 29 2015
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO, III
President of the Philippines
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