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ACT NO. 4975
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4975 - AN ACT
CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF MACO IN THE PROVINCE OF DAVAO
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The barrios of Maco, Bukana, Lupon, Hijo, San Juan,
Langgam, San Roque, Anisingan, Mapaang, Manipongol, Binuangan, Patari,
Ulogan, Tugunan, Magaarad, Lumatab, Concepcion, Dao, Maduaw, Panangan,
Panibasan, Lower Tagaawa, Upper Tagaawa, Masara, Somil, Limbo,
Kalabkan, New Leyte, Dumlan, Libaylibay, Siranganan, Alibungog, Lumbo,
Taira, Anagasi, Anibongan, Lapulapu, Tiglawig, Pangi, Pandi-upon and
the sitios of Rabaywa, Laniti, Anislag, Balatinao, Baayon, Simura,
Sarog, Kantunga, Birigian, Burog, Kaburakanan, Macupa, Panglan,
Kantaraud, Kawayan, Pangpang, Basag, Kambakuro, Kapakyasan, Tigpan,
Tibulan., Marabiga, Kamansi, Kuyapi, Lahog and Makutpu in the
Municipality of Mabini, Province of Davao, are separated from said
municipality, and constituted into a distinct and independent
municipality, to be known as the Municipality of Maco, same province.
The seat of government of the new municipality shall be in the present
site of Barrio Maco.
The new municipality shall be bounded as follows: "Starting from Cor.
1, a point at the mouth of Hijo river; thence following Hijo river
upstream in a general northerly and northeasterly direction to corner
2, a point at the southern municipal boundary of Mabaw; thence
following the southern municipal boundary of Mawab in a straight line
S76' 30"E, 14.25 kilometers to cor. 3, a point at the southernmost
boundary corner of same municipality of Mawab; thence due north, 1.75
kilometers to corner 4, a point at intersection of the municipal
boundaries of Mawab and Nabunturan; thence S77' 30"E, 6.75 kms. to cor.
5, a point at the southern boundary of the Municipality of Nabunturan;
thence S55' 00"W, 20 kilometers to cor. 6, a point ; thence due west,
6.25 kms. to cor. 7, a point at the mouth of Tabuipua creek at Gulf of
Davao; thence following the shoreline in a general northerly and
westerly direction to cor. 1, or point of beginning."
Sec. 2. The Municipality of Maco shall acquire
corporate existence upon the election and qualification of the first
mayor, vice-mayor and councilors in the next general elections for
local officials. For election purposes, the municipal officials of the
mother municipality charged with the election duties in accordance with
the Revised Election Code shall hold office until the first officials
shall have been elected and qualified.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its
Enacted without Executive
approval, June 17, 1967.
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