Republic Act No. 7679


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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7679
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7679 - AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF SOFRONIO ESPALA IN THE PROVINCE OF PALAWAN

Section 1. Barangays Pulot Center, Pulot Shore (Pulot I), Pulot Interior (Pulot II,) Iraray, Punang, Labog, Panitian, Isumbo, and Abo-Abo in the Municipality of Brooke's Point, Province of Palawan, are hereby separated from the Municipality and constituted into a distinct and independent municipality of the province, to be known as the Municipality of Sofronio Espala. The seat of government of the new municipality shall be in Barangay Pulot Center.

Sec. 2. The boundary of the Municipality of Sofronio Espala is described as follows:

Corner Latitude Longitude Location

1 8 53'50.23" 118 00'20.28" on the southern
side of Caramay Bay

2 8 59'58.01" 117 51'24.42" on the slopes of
Mantalingahan Range

3 9 01'01.84" 117 54'03.69" on the slopes of
Mantalingahan Range

4 9 02'52.18" 117 54'29.33" on the slopes of
Mantalingahan Range

5 9 04'18.78" 117 55'15.71" on the slopes of

Mount Corumi

6 9 05'34.18" 117 55'18.00" on the slopes of
Pulot Range

7 9 07'49.27" 117 56'48.09" on the slopes of
Pulot Range

8 9 09'50.88" 117 59'50.82" on the slopes of
Malanut Range

9 9 11'26.26" 118 03'49.28" on the slopes of
Malanut Range

10 9 11'26.26" 118 03'49.28" on the slopes of
Malanut Range

11 9 08'58.93" 118 07'35.58" southern side,
mouth of Abo-Abo River

Line Bearing Distance

1-2 N. 55 23'W 19,886.37 m.

2-3 N. 68 03'E 5,244.48 m.

3-4 N. 13 00'E 3,478.91 m.

4-5 N. 28 02'E 3,013.93 m.

5-6 N. 01 44'E 2,317.35 m.

6-7 N. 33 33'E 4.979.17 m.

7-8 N. 71 16'E 5,892.79 m.

8-9 N. 16 10'E 4,168.24 m.

9-10 N. 82 50'E 6,170.26 m.

10-11 S. 56 50'E 8,261.31 m.

11-1 SW, meandering mainland coastline.

The new municipality shall include the islands of Bintaugan, Inamukan, Arrecife, Bessie, Gardiner, and Tagalinog.

Sec. 3. The Municipality of Sofronio Espala shall acquire corporate existence upon the ratification by a majority of the votes cast in a plebiscite to be conducted in the areas affected within ninety (90) days after the approval of this Act.

The Commission on Elections shall conduct and supervise the plebiscite. The expenses for such plebiscite shall be paid out of the appropriations for the Commission on Elections under the current General Appropriations Act.

Sec. 4. After the approval of the creation of such municipality in the plebiscite, the mayor, the vice-mayor and the members of the sangguniang bayan of the new Municipality of Sofronio Espala shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines and shall hold office until their successors shall have been elected and qualified.

Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

* Lapsed into law without the signature the President on February 24, 1994, in accordance with Article VI, Sec. 27(1) of the Constitution.

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