PHILIPPINE LAWS, STATUTES AND CODES - CHAN ROBLES VIRTUAL LAW LIBRARY
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5093 - AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF BURGOS IN THE PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL NORTE
Barrios Burgos, Baybay, Bitang, Sipan and San Mateo;
and the sitios of Patag, Natin-ao and Mataub in the Municipality of
Sapao, 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 Burgos, same province.
The seat of government of the new municipality shall be the present
site of Barrio Burgos.
Sec. 2. The Municipality of Burgos 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.