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ACT NO. 5421
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5421 - AN
ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF BASAY IN THE PROVINCE OF NEGROS
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1. The barrios of Basay, Bongalonan, Bal-os,
Cabalayongan, Kinantayan, Nagbo-alao, and Actin in the Municipality of
Bayawan, Province of Negros Oriental, are separated from said
municipality, and constituted into a distinct and independent
municipality, to be known as the Municipality of Basay, same province.
The seat of government of the new municipality shall be in the present
site of the barrio of Basay.
The eastern boundary of the new municipality shall follow the Pagatban
River up to the provincial boundary of Negros Oriental and Negros
Sec. 2. The Municipality of Basay 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 15, 1968.
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