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[ Act No. 402, May 17, 1902 ]

AN ACT CONSOLIDATING THE MUNICIPALITIES OF TIAON, DOLORES, CANDELARIA, AND SARIAYA IN THE PROVINCE OF TAYABAS INTO TWO MUNICIPALITIES.

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

SECTION 1. The four municipalities of Tiaon, Dolores, Candelaria, and Sariaya of the Province of Tayabas are hereby consolidated into two municipalities, as follows:
  1. The municipality of Dolores is hereby consolidated with the municipality of Tiaon under the name of Tiaon.

  2. The municipality of Candelaria is hereby consolidated with the municipality of Sariaya under the name of Sariaya.
SEC. 2. The present organization of the municipalities of Dolores, Tiaon, and Candelaria are hereby abolished, and all offices existing by virtue of the present organization of such municipalities are hereby declared vacant and such offices are abolished.

The provincial governor of Tayabas is hereby authorized to appoint, for the new municipality of Tiaon, with the approval of the provincial board, a president, vice-president, eight councilors, and municipal treasurer, all of said appointees to hold office until relieved by new officials to be elected at general election in December of the present year.

All of the present town officials of the municipality of Sariaya shall retain their positions in the new municipality and two additional councilors be appointed from Candelaria by the provincial governor, subject to confirmation by the provincial board.

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 "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, May 17, 1902.

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