PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1219 - AN
ACT MAKING THE VICE-MAYOR OF MANILA THE PRESIDING OFFICER OF THE
MUNICIPAL BOARD OF THE SAID CITY, AMENDING FOR THIS PURPOSE SECTION
THIRTEEN OF REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED FOUR HUNDRED NINE
1. Section thirteen of Republic Act Numbered Four
hundred nine, otherwise known as the "Charter of the City of Manila,"
is amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 13. Organization. � The Municipal Board shall be the legislative body of the city, and shall consist of the vice-mayor, as the presiding officer, and three elective members from each representative district, who shall hold office for four years. The vice-mayor shall have no right to vote except in case of a tie. In the absence of the vice-mayor, the Board shall elect one of its members as temporary presiding officer. The presiding officer shall sign all ordinances, and all resolutions and motions directing the payment of money or creating liability, enacted or adopted by the Board. In case of sickness of any member of the Board, or if for any reason it becomes necessary to maintain a quorum, the President of the Philippines may make a temporary appointment until the return to duty of the sick or absent member. During the period of such temporary appointment the person receiving the same shall possess all the rights and perform all the duties of a member of the Board. The members of the board shall receive a salary of seven thousand two hundred pesos per annum.
Sec. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.cralaw
Approved: May 10, 1955