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[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 3842, June 22, 1963 ]


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

SECTION 1. The barrios and sitios of Kitcharao, Mahayahay, San Roque, Cabadiangan, Canaway, San Isidro, Pangi, Sangay, Lambog, Libertad, Agas-as and Siringan in the Municipality of Jabonga, Province of Agusan, are separated from said municipality, and constituted into a distinct and independent municipality, to be known as the Municipality of Kitcharao, same province. The proposed municipality shall be bounded as follows:

Beginning at a point of intersection of the Agusan-Surigao NationalHighway and Bangayan River; thence, in a straight imaginary line in an easterly direction until it intersects the Agusan-Surigao boundary; thence, following the Agusan-Surigao boundary in a northerly direction to a point of intersection of the northern boundary of Agusan and Surigao; thence, in a westerly direction following the boundary of Agusan and Surigao as defined in Section fifty-six of the Revised Administrative Code to the middle of Lake Mainit; thence, in a straight imaginary line in a southerly direction until it intersects an imaginary line due west from the point of the beginning; thence, in a straight imaginary line due east to the intersection of the Agusan-Surigao National Highway and Bangayan River, the point of beginning. (Based on the technical description furnished by the District Engineer of Agusan of the sketch plan or map showing the boundaries of the proposed Municipality of Kitcharao, prepared by the said office Scale: 1:800,000)

The seat of government of the new municipality shall be in the present site of the barrio of Kitcharao.

SEC. 2. The first mayor, vice-mayor and councilors of the new municipality shall be appointed by the President with the consent of the Commission on Appointments and shall hold office until their successors shall have been elected in the next general elections for local officials and shall have qualified.

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

Approved, June 22, 1963.