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[ Act No. 931, October 08, 1903 ]

AN ACT REDUCING THE THIRTY-SEVEN MUNICIPALITIES OF THE PROVINCE OF PANGASINAN TO TWENTY-FIVE.

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

SECTION 1. The thirty-seven municipalities of the Province of Pangasinan shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, be reduced to twenty-five, as follows:
  1. The municipality of Sual shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of San Isidro, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Sual.

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

  3. The municipality of Mangatarem shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Urbiztondo, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Mangatarem.

  4. The municipality of Lingayen shall preserve its present boundaries.

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

  6. The municipality of Dagupan shall preserve its present boundaries.

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

  8. The municipality of Manaoag shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of San Jacinto, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Manaoag.

  9. The municipality of San Fabian shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Alava, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of San Fabian.

  10. The municipality of Binalonan shall preserve its present boundaries.

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

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

  13. The municipality of Asingan shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of San Manuel, with the barrio of San Andres in the present municipality of Tayug, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Asingan.

  14. The municipality of Calasiao shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Santa Barbara, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Calasiao.

  15. The municipality of San Carlos shall preserve its present boundaries.

  16. The municipality of Malasiqui shall preserve its present boundaries.

  17. The municipality of Bayambang shall preserve its present boundaries.

  18. The municipality of Bautista shall preserve its present boundaries.

  19. The municipality of Alcala shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Santo Tomas, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Alcala.

  20. The municipality of Villasis shall preserve its present boundaries.

  21. The municipality of Rosales shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Balungao, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Rosales.

  22. The municipality of Tayug shall consist of its present territory, excepting the barrio of San Andres, and of the territory of the municipality of Santa Maria, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Tayug.

  23. The municipality of San Nicolas shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Natividad, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of San Nicolas.

  24. The municipality of Umingan shall preserve its present boundaries.

  25. The municipality of San Quintin 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, six, ten, eleven, twelve, fifteen, sixteen, seventeen, eighteen, twenty, twenty-four, and twenty-five 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 officials elected for the new municipalities as described in section one hereof 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 8, 1903.

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