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[ Act No. 945, October 15, 1903 ]

AN ACT REDUCING THE TWENTY-FIVE MUNICIPALITIES OF THE PROVINCE OF ZAMBALES TO FIFTEEN.

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

SECTION 1. The twenty-five municipalities of the Province of Zambales shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, be reduced to fifteen, as follows:
  1. The municipality of Alaminos shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Alos, with municipal government at the present municipality of Alaminos.

  2. The municipality of Bolinao shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Zaragoza, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Bolinao.

  3. The municipality of San Isidro shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipalities of Balincaguin and Dasol, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of San Isidro.

  4. The municipality of Santa Cruz shall preserve its present boundaries.

  5. The municipality of Infanta shall preserve its present boundaries.

  6. The municipality of Masinloc shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Candelnria, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Masinloc.

  7. The municipality of Iba shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Palauig, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Iba.

  8. The municipality of Botolan shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Cabangan, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Botolan.

  9. The municipality of San Marcelino shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipalities of Castillejos and San Antonio, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of San Marcelino.

  10. The municipality of San Narciso shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of San Felipe, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of San Narciso.

  11. The municipality of Anda shall preserve its present boundaries.

  12. The municipality of Agno shall preserve its present boundaries.

  13. The municipality of Bani shall preserve its present houndaries.

  14. The municipality of Olongapo shall preserve its present boundaries.

  15. The municipality of Subic shall preserve its present boundaries.
SEC. 2. The municipal elections in each of the new municipalities shall be held in accordance with the rules contained in Act Numbered Seven hundred and thirty, as amended by Act Numbered Nine hundred and twenty-eight. When the new municipal officials shall have been elected, and shall have qualified, the present organization of each of the municipalities mentioned in section one of this Act, except those described in paragraphs numbered four, five, eleven, twelve, thirteen, fourteen, and fifteen, shall be thereby abolished, and all offices held by virtue of their present organization shall be vacant and abolished, so that all the present municipal officials shall cease to hold office as soon as the new officials shall have taken the oath of office. Until the new officials elected for the new municipalities as described in section one shall have qualified, the present organization of the existing municipalities shall continue.

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 15, 1903.

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