[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10264, November 15, 2012 ]
AN ACT SEPARATING THE PINUKPUK VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL – TAPPO ANNEX IN BARANGAY APATAN, MUNICIPALITY OF PINUKPUK, PROVINCE OF KALINGA FROM THE PINUKPUK VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL, CONVERTING IT INTO AN INDEPENDENT NATIONAL VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL TO BE KNOWN AS TAPPO VOCATIONAL HIGH SCHOOL AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
SECTION 1. Separation and Conversion into a National Vocational High School. – The Pinukpuk Vocational High School – Tappo Annex in Barangay Apatan, Municipality of Pinukpuk, Province of Kalinga is hereby separated from the Pinukpuk Vocational High School and converted into an independent national vocational high school to be known as Tappo Vocational High School.
SEC. 2. Transfer of Assets and Liabilities. – All personnel, assets, liabilities and records of the Pinukpuk Vocational High School – Tappo Annex are hereby transferred to and absorbed by the Tappo Vocational High School.
SEC. 3. Appropriations. – The Secretary of Education shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Tappo Vocational High School, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the Pinukpuk Vocational High School – Tappo Annex. Thereafter, the amount necessary for the continued operation of the school shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
SEC. 4. Implementation. – The Secretary of Education shall issue rules and regulations that may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.
SEC. 5. Effectivity. – This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
(Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate
(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
Speaker of the House
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on May 23, 2011 and July 24, 2012, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: NOV 15 2012
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
President of the Philippines