PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4869 - AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF PRESIDENT ROXAS IN THE PROVINCE OF COTABATO
The barrios and sitios of Butsi, Kabunuangan, Salat,
Arakan, (part), Kisupaan, Sarayan, Naje, Datu Selio, Basak, Roxas,
Labo-o, Idauman, Camarahan, Tuael, Magsaysay, New Cebu, Del Carmen,
Kamasi, Kisupa-an, Kiyab, Lohong, New Camiguin, and Lebpas, in the
Municipality of Kidapawan, Province of Cotabato, are separated from
said municipality, and constituted into a distinct and independent
municipality, to be known as the Municipality of President Roxas, same
province. The seat of government of the new municipality shall be in
the present Barrio Roxas.
The boundaries of the new municipalities shall be: Starting from a point where the Kinamalig Creek intersects Paco (Km. 118) – Inac Road; thence going a westerly direction following the Kinamalig creek to a point where it intersects the original boundary of Matalam and Kidapawan; thence northward following the said boundary up to the point of intersection of Kabacan and Magpet Rivers; thence following the old boundary of Matalam and Kidapawan, through Arakan, and Pulangi rivers up to the point of intersection of Pulangi and Mulita Rivers; thence following Mulita River upstream to a point where this river intersects the Bukidnon-Cotabato boundary; thence in an easterly direction following the Cotabato-Bukidnon boundary up to the peak of Mt. Tianlad; thence going southward following the original boundary of Magpet and Kidapawan to a point where the Paco-Inac road and Marbel River intersects; thence following the road in a southerly direction up to the Kinamalig creek, the beginning point.
Sec. 2. The first mayor, vice-mayor and councilors of the new municipality shall be elected in the next general elections for local officials in 1967 and shall have qualified.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: May 8, 1967