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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4901 - AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF QUIRINO IN THE PROVINCE OF ISABELA
1. There is hereby created in the Province of
Isabela, a municipality to be known as Quirino, to consist of the
following barrio and sitios of the municipalities of Ilagan, Roxas and
Gamu, same province:
From the municipality of Ilagan, the barrios of Sta. Lucia, San Mateo, Sto. Domingo, Santiago, Manaoag, Vintar, Dolores, and San Jose;
From the municipality of Roxas, the barrio and sitio of Camaal; and
From the municipality of Gamu, the barrios and sitios of Luna, Suerte, San Juan, Binarsang, Sta. Catalina, Cabaruan and Sinait.
Sec. 2. The seat of government of the new municipality shall be a site located between barrios Santa Lucia in the Municipality of Ilagan, and Luna in the Municipality of Gamu, Province of Isabela.
Sec. 3. The Municipality of Quirino as herein organized shall have the following boundaries:
"From the junction of the Mallig River and Cagayan River, running southwest along the center of Siffu River, towards Roxas until it reaches a point about 5.50 kilometers from the national highway (Calao- Enrile Road); running due north until it reaches the Mallig River; running eastward along the center of Mallig River until it reaches the existing boundary line of Ilagan, Mallig, and Magsaysay; following the existing boundary line of Mallig and Ilagan, and the boundary line of Magsaysay and Tumauini up to the point of beginning."
Sec. 4. The municipalities of Ilagan, Roxas and Gamu shall have their territories minus the portions thereof which are included in the territory of the Municipality of Quirino as delineated above.
Sec. 5. The Municipality of Quirino shall begin to exist upon the election and qualification of the mayor, vice-mayor and a majority of the councilors thereof. The mayor, vice-mayor, and councilors of the said municipality shall be elected in the next local elections to be held after the approval of this act and thereafter.
Sec. 6. This Act shall effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 17, 1967.