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ACT NO. 5077
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5077 - AN ACT
CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRESIDENT MANUEL A. ROXAS IN THE PROVINCE
OF ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE
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Barrios Tangian, Langatian, Dohinob, Tanayan,
Dinoman, Villahermoso, Capase, Canibongan, Pilan, Sebod,
Marupay, Irasan, Carupe, Bod, Mamara, Moliton, Sindotan, Mitotong,
Sanggay, Nabilid and Pimar in the Municipality of Katipunan,
Province of Zamboanga del Norte, are hereby separated from said
municipality and constituted into a distinct and independent
municipality, to be known as the Municipality of President Manuel A.
Roxas. The seat of government of the new municipality shall be the
present site of Barrio Tangian.
Sec. 2. The Municipality of President Manuel A.
Roxas as herein created shall have the following boundaries:
"Beginning from the mouth of Minang Creek, following said creek
upstream until it intersects latitude eight degrees and thirty minutes
(830'); thence southwest in straight line until it reaches the
intersection of latitude eight degrees and twenty-eight minutes
(8 28') and longitude one hundred twenty-three degrees and
fifteen minutes (123 15') thence due south until it intersects
latitude eight degrees and twenty-five minutes (8 25'); thence
southwest in straight line until it reaches the intersection of
latitude eight degrees and seventeen minutes (8 17') and
longitude one hundred twenty-three degrees and ten minutes (123
10'); thence due north until it intersects Dohinob Daku River which is
the Manukan-Katipunan municipal boundary; thence following Dohinob Daku
River downstream until it reaches the mouth of said river; thence
following the shoreline until it reaches the mouth of Minang Creek, the
point of beginning."
Sec. 3. The Municipality of President Manuel A.
Roxas 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. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its
Enacted without Executive
approval, June 17, 1967.
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