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[Commonwealth Act No. 199, (1936-11-18)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l3cf4)
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[ Commonwealth Act No. 199, November 18, 1936 ]

AN ACT POSTPONING THE HOLDING OF ELECTION OF PROVINCIAL, CITY, AND MUNICIPAL OFFICIALS UNTIL THE YEAR NINETEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-EIGHT, AND PROVIDING FOR THE CONTINUANCE IN OFFICE OF THE INCUMBENTS, UNLESS THEIR SUCCESSORS ARE APPOINTED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES.

Be it enacted by the National Assembly of the Philippines:

SECTION 1. The provisions of section three hundred and ninety-three of Act Numbered Two thousand seven hundred and eleven, known as the Revised Administrative Code, as amended, to the contrary notwithstanding, the election of provincial, city, and municipal officials scheduled to be held on the first Tuesday in June of the year nineteen hundred and thirty-seven, is hereby postponed until the year nine-teen hundred and thirty-eight, on a date to be fixed by the National Assembly at its next regular session.

SEC. 2. All provincial, city, and municipal officials whose term of office shall expire on July fifteen, nineteen hundred and thirty-seven, shall continue to hold office until such time as their successors shall have been elected and duly qualified, unless the President of the Philippines, within four months from July fifteen, nineteen hundred and thirty-seven, appoints their successors, with the consent of the Commission on Appointments of the National Assembly, in which case such appointees shall hold office until such time as their successors shall have been elected and duly qualified.

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved, November 18, 1936.

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