PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4986 - AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF RIZAL IN THE PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE
1. The barrios of Rizal, Cortes, Paniog, Naga,
Melgar, Puerto Princesa, Catadman, Tag-abaca, Columbus, Montag, Roxas,
Bagtasan, and Colo in the Municipality of Dinagat, Province of Surigao
del Norte, are separated from said municipality, and constituted into a
distinct and independent municipality, to be known as the Municipality
of Rizal, same province. The seat of government of the new municipality
shall be the present site of Barrio Rizal.
Sec. 2. The Municipality of Rizal shall acquire corporate existence upon the election and qualification of the first mayor, vice-mayor and councilors in the next general elections for local officials . For election purposes, the municipal officials of the mother municipality charged with the election duties in accordance with the Revised Election Code shall hold office until the first officials shall have been elected and qualified.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Enacted without Executive
approval, June 17, 1967.