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ACT NO. 8478
|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8478 - AN ACT
CONSTITUTING THE SECOND REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT OF THE PROVINCE OF
NORTHERN SAMAR INTO A SEPARATE HIGHWAY ENGINEERING DISTRICT, AND
APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
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1. Any provision of law to the contrary
notwithstanding, the second representative district of the Province of
Northern Samar, comprising the municipalities of Catubig, Gamay,
Laoang, Lapinig, Las Navas, Mapanas, Palapag, Tambujan, San Roque and
Silvino Lobos, is hereby constituted into a separate highway
engineering district to be known as the Second Highway Engineering
District of the Province of Northern Samar. It shall have the
jurisdiction of the funds, and shall take charge in the implementation
of public works projects for the municipalities comprised in the said
engineering district only. It shall have one highway engineer to be
appointed in accordance with existing laws and who shall have office in
Gamay, Northern Samar.
Sec. 2. The Secretary of the Department of Public
Works and Highways shall determine the necessary personnel and allocate
the property, equipment, materials, supplies, etc., to the new
engineering district within the period of ninety (90) days after the
approval of this Act.
Sec. 3. The amount necessary to carry out the
provisions of this Act shall be included in the General Appropriations
Act of the year following its enactment into law and thereafter.
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its
Lapsed into law on February 7,
1998, without the signature of the President, in accordance with
Article VI, Sec. 27 (1) of the Constitution.
This is to certify that the original six (6) copies of enrolled H. No.
"AN ACT CONSTITUTING THE SECOND REPRESENTATIVE DISTRICT OF THE PROVINCE
OF NORTHERN SAMAR INTO A SEPARATE HIGHWAY ENGINEERING DISTRICT, AND
APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR",
was officially received by the Office of the President on January 8,
That despite diligent efforts to locate copies of the said bills among
the files of the previous Administration, the same were nowhere to be
found and are deemed to have been lost.
That as the measure has lapsed into law on February 8, 1998 with a
reserved Republic Act No. 8478, it is hereby recommended that the
enrolled copy of the bill be reconstituted and reprinted.
Done this 17th day of January 1999, Manila.
(SGD.) ALEXANDER M. AREVALO
Executive Assistant to the President
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