PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 262 - AN
ACT TO RECREATE THE FORMER MUNICIPALITY OF MERCEDES, PROVINCE OF SAMAR
1. The former municipality of Mercedes comprising the
barrios of Busay, Anoron, Sungan, Bobon, Banoyo and Boyayawon, which
was incorporated by Act Numbered Nine hundred sixty of the Philippine
Commission into the municipality of Guiuan, Province of Samar, is
hereby recreated as an independent municipality to be known as the
municipality of Mercedes.
Sec. 2. The municipal mayor, vice-mayor and the municipal councilors shall be appointed by the President to hold office until their successors are duly elected and qualified.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 15, 1948