PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 2496 - AN ACT
CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF MABINAY IN THE PROVINCE OF NEGROS ORIENTAL
Section 1. The
sitios of Baliw, Landas, Langao, Abis, Himocdongon, Bato, Luyang
Namangka, Tadlong, Lumbangan, Panyabonan, Tubod, Inapoy, Barras and
Banban of Barrio Bagtic, Municipality of Bais, Province of Negros
Oriental, are separated from said municipality and are constituted into
a distinct and independent municipality to be known as the Municipality
of Mabinay, Province of Negros Oriental.
Sec. 2. The seat of government shall be in the Mabinay proposed townsite in sitio Tadlong, or in any of the sitios therein which the municipal council by two-thirds vote may hereafter propose: Provided, That if the municipal council fails or omits to propose a different site within one year after the organization of the municipal government, the permanent site shall be the Mabinay proposed townsite: Provided, further, That should the council propose a different site within the period stated, that site so proposed shall be the seat of the municipal government.
Sec. 3. The first mayor, vice-mayor and councilors of the new municipality shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines with the consent of the Commission on Appointments not earlier than the first of January, nineteen hundred and sixty, and shall hold office until their successors shall have been elected in the next general elections for provincial and municipal officials, and shall have been duly qualified.
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect on January first, nineteen hundred and sixty.
Enacted without executive approval, June 21, 1959.