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[Act No. 1551, (1906-10-25)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l5558)
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[ Act No. 1551, October 25, 1906 ]

AN ACT INCREASING THE NUMBER OF MUNICIPALITIES IN THE PROVINCE OF CAVITE FROM ELEVEN TO TWELVE, BY SEPARATING FROM IMUS THE FORMER MUNICIPALITY OF BACOOR AND GIVING THE LATTER THE TERRITORY WHICH IT COMPRISED PRIOR TO THE PASSAGE OF ACT NUMBERED NINE HUNDRED AND FORTY-SEVEN.

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

SECTION 1. The eleven municipalities of the Province of Cavite, as established by Act Numbered Nine hundred and forty-seven, shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, be increased Bacoor separating from Imus the former municipality of Bacoor, which is hereby reconstituted and shall consist of the territory of which it was constituted prior to the passage of said Act Numbered Nine hundred and   forty-seven.

SEC. 2. The municipal election for the reconstituted municipality of Bacoor shall he held at the time of the next regular elections in the Province of Cavite 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 he elected or with the holding in the regular manner of the municipal election in the municipality of Tunis, unless through (he operation of (his Act the class of said municipality, as fixed under section four of the 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 25, 1906.

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