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[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7162, November 08, 1991 ]

AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF TIGBAO IN THE PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

SECTION 1. Barangays Tigbao, New Tuboran, Nangan-Nangan, Lacarayan, Upper Nilo, Nilo, Lacupayan, Diana Countryside, Busol, Maragang, Limas, Guinlin, Libayoy, Timolan, Mate, Begong, Caluma, and Longmot, all in the Municipality of Dumalinao, Province of Zamboanga del Sur, are hereby separated from the said municipality and constituted into a distinct and independent Municipality of Tigbao.

SEC. 2. The technical description of the new municipality shall be as follows:

LINE BEARING DISTANCE

1-2 N7deg.49'57"-123deg.19'07", thence, S13deg.35'15"E 3,654M
2-3N7deg.48'04"-123deg.18'40"E, thence, S12deg.22'16"W 1,005M
3-4 N7deg.47'30"-123deg.18'40"E, thence, N86deg.05'24"W 5,434M
4-5 N7deg.47'42"-123deg.15'37"E, thence, S00deg.38'00"W 2,724M
5-6 N7deg.46'14"-123deg.15'03"E, thence, N61deg.32'51"W 3,617M
6-7 N7deg.47'10"-123deg.13'55"E, thence, N16deg.58'48"W 14,569M
7-8 N7deg.54'41"-123deg.11'37"E, thence, S88deg.03'24"E 2,732M
8-9 N7deg.54'38"-123deg.13'05"E, thence, S63deg.11'16”E 12,855M
9-1 N7deg.51'26"-123deg.19'14"E, thence, S04deg.54'35"W 2,821M

SEC. 3. The seat of government of the new municipality shall be in Barangay Tigbao.

SEC. 4. After ratification by a majority of the votes cast in a plebiscite to be conducted in the areas affected within a period of one hundred eighty (180) days from the approval of this Act, the mayor, vice-mayor and members of the sangguniang bayan of the new municipality shall be elected in the next regular election of local officials.  The new municipality shall be considered duly organized upon the assumption of office of the first set of elected local officials.

SEC. 5. The Commission on Elections shall conduct and supervise the plebiscite.  The expenses in holding the plebiscite shall be taken out of the Contingent Fund under the current fiscal year appropriations.

SEC. 6. This Act shall take effect upon its publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.

Approved,

JOVITO R. SALONGA RAMON V. MITRA
President of the Senate Speaker of the House of Representatives

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on August 12, 1991 and October 8, 1990, respectively.

EDWIN P. ACOBA CAMILO L. SABIO
Secretary of the Senate Secretary General
House of Representatives

Approved: November 8, 1991

CORAZON C. AQUINO
President of the Philippines

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