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[ Act No. 1555, October 30, 1906 ]

AN ACT INCREASING THE NUMBER OF MUNICIPALITIES IN THE PROVINCE OF TARLAC FROM NINE, AS ESTABLISHED BY ACT NUMBERED NINE HUNDRED AND THIRTY, TO TEN, BY MAKING THE FORMER MUNICIPALITY OF LA PAZ AND THE BARRIO OF LAUANGCUPANG, NOW A PART OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF TARLAC, AND THE BARRIO OF BANTUG, IN THE PRESENT MUNICIPALITY OF CONCEPCION, A NEW MUNICIPALITY.

By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:

SECTIONS 1. The nine municipalities of the Province of Tarlac as established by Act Numbered Nine hundred and thirty, shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, be increased to ten, by separating the former municipality of La Paz and the barrio of Lauangcupang from the present municipality of Tarlac, and constituting, with their territories and that of the barrio of Bantug, in the present municipality of Concepcion, a new municipality which shall be known as La Paz, with the seat of municipal government at La Paz.

SEC. 2. The municipal election for the reconstituted municipality  of La Paz shall be held at the time of the next regular elections in the Province of Tarlac in accordance with the rules contained in Act  Numbered  Seven hundred and thirty, as amended by Act Numbered Nine hundred  and twenty-eight, but the officials thus elected shall not take office nor shall the reconstituted municipality come into existence until the first Monday in January following said elections.    The changes herein provided for shall in no way  interfere with  the number of officials to be elected or with the and concept holding in the regular manner of the municipal elections in the municipalities of Tarlac and Concepcion, unless through the operation of this Act  the class of said municipalities as fixed under section four of ihc Municipal Code is raised or lowered, in which case the number of councilors elected shall be as prescribed in Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and thirty-three.

SEC. 3. The public good requiring the speedy enactment of this bill, the passage of the same is hereby expedited in accordance with section two of "An Act prescribing the order of procedure by the Commission in the enactment of laws," passed September twenty-sixth. nineteen hundred.

SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, October 30, 1906.

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