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. 10854

AN ACT SEPARATING THE PADADA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL - MALINAO EXTENSION IN BARANGAY LOWER MALINAO, MUNICIPALITY OF PADADA, PROVINCE OF DAVAO DEL SUR FROM THE PADADA NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS MALINAO NATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL OF ARTS AND TRADE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

SECTION 1. The Padada National High School – Malinao Extension in Barangay Lower Malinao, Municipality of Padada, Province of Davao del Sur is hereby separated from the Padada National High School and converted into an independent national high school to be known as Malinao National High School of Arts and Trade.

SECTION 2. All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Padada National High School – Malinao Extension are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Malinao National High School of Arts and Trade.

SECTION 3. The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Malinao National High School of Arts and Trade, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriation of the Padada National High School – Malinao Extension. 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 August 24, 2015 and February 2, 2016, respectively.

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

Approved: MAY 23 2016

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


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