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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6137 - AN ACT AMENDING SECTION EIGHTY-TWO OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED FIFTY-FIVE HUNDRED EIGHTEEN, CREATING THE CITY OF OROQUIETA (RE: NUMBER OF BRANCHES OF THE CITY COURT, ETC.)
Section eighty-two of Republic Act Numbered Fifty-five hundred
eighteen, otherwise known as the "Charter of the City of Oroquieta", is
hereby amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 82. Regular and acting judges of city courts. – There shall be a city court for the City of Oroquieta consisting of two branches, for which there shall be appointed a presiding city judge and a city judge, to be known, respectively, as city judge of the first and second branches.
"he city judges may, upon proper application be each allowed a vacation of not more than thirty days every year with salary.
"In case of absence, incapacity or inability of both city judges, the executive District Judge of the Court of First Instance of Misamis Occidental shall designate the municipal judge of any of the adjoining municipalities to preside over the city court, and who shall hold office temporarily until the regular incumbents or either of them shall have resumed office or until another judge shall have been appointed in accordance with the provisions of the Act. The municipal judge so designated shall receive salary as the municipal judge plus one-third of the salary of the city justice whose office he has temporarily assumed.
"he city pledges shall each receive a salary of not less than the nine thousand six hundred pesos per annum to be paid by the city."
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect as of January 1, 1970.
Approved: August 31, 1970