Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Metro Manila

Sixteenth Congress
Third Regular Session

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

REPUBLIC ACT No. 10728

AN ACT SEPARATING THE TUKURAN TECHNICAL–VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL–TABUAN ANNEX IN BARANGAY TABUAN, MUNICIPALITY OF TUKURAN, PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR FROM THE TUKURAN TECHNICAL–VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, TO BE KNOWN AS TABUAN 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. The Tukuran Technical-Vocational High School – Tabuan Annex in Barangay Tabuan, Municipality of Tukuran, Province of Zamboanga del Sur is hereby separated from the Tukuran Technical-Vocational High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Tabuan National High School.

SECTION 2. All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Tukuran Technical-Vocational High School – Tabuan Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Tabuan National High School.

SECTION 3. The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Tabuan National High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriation of the Tukuran Technical-Vocational High School – Tabuan Annex. Thereafter, the amount necessary for the continued operation of the school shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.

SECTION 4. The Secretary of Education shall issue rules and regulations necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.

SECTION 5. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.

Approved,

(Sgd.) FRANKLIN M. DRILON
President of the Senate
(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
Speaker of the House
of Representatives

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on October 20, 2014 and October 6, 2015, respectively.

(Sgd.) OSCAR G. YABES
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Secretary General
House of Representatives

Approved: DEC 29 2015

(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO, III
President of the Philippines


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