PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5421 - AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF BASAY IN THE PROVINCE OF NEGROS ORIENTAL
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 Occidental.
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 approval.
Enacted without Executive
approval, June 15, 1968.