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[ Act No. 959, October 23, 1903 ]

AN ACT REDUCING THE FORTY-THREE MUNICIPALITIES OF THE PROVINCE OF AMBOS CAMARINES TO THIRTY-FIVE.

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

SECTION 1. The forty-three municipalities of the Province of Ambos Camarines shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, be reduced to thirty-five, as follows:
  1. The municipality of Daet shall consist of its present territory, as constituted by Act Numbered Five hundred and forty-four, and that of the municipality of Basod, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Daet.

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

  3. The municipality of Calabanga shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipalities of Bombon. Quipayo, and Manguirin, except the barrio of Bagacay in the present municipality of Manguirin, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Calabanga.

  4. The municipality of Nueva Caceres shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipalities of Camaligan and Canaman, except the barrios of Talidtid and Fundado in the present municipality of Canaman, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Nueva Caceres.

  5. The municipality of Pili shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Mabato-bato, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Pili.

  6. The municipality of Magarao shall consist of its present territory and that of the barrios of Talidtid and Fundado in the present municipality of Canaman, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Magarao.

  7. The municipality of Tinambac shall consist of its present territory and that of the barrio of Bagacay in the present municipality of Manguirin, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Tinambac.

  8. The municipality of Pasacao shall consist of its present territory and that of the barrio of Balogo in the present municipality of San Fernando, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Pasacao.

  9. The municipality of Baao shall preserve its present boundaries.

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

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

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

  13. The municipality of Capalonga shall preserve its present boundaries.

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

  15. The municipality of Gainza shall preserve its present boundaries.

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

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

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

  19. The municipality of Lagonoy shall preserve its present boundaries.

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

  21. The municipality of Lupi shall preserve its present boundaries.

  22. The municipality of Mambulao shall preserve its present boundaries.

  23. The municipality of Milaor shall preserve its present boundaries.

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

  25. The municipality of Nabua shall preserve its present boundaries.

  26. The municipality of Pamplona shall preserve its present boundaries.

  27. The municipality of Paracale shall preserve its present boundaries.

  28. The municipality of Ragay shall preserve its present boundaries.

  29. The municipality of Sagnay shall preserve its present boundaries.

  30. The municipality of San Fernando shall preserve its present boundaries, except the barrio of Balogo now in said municipality, which, by paragraph eight of this section, is annexed to the municipality of Pasacao.

  31. The municipality of San Jose shall preserve its present boundaries.

  32. The municipality of San Vicente shall preserve its present boundaries.

  33. The municipality of Sipocot shall preserve its present boundaries.

  34. The municipality of Siruma shall preserve its present boundaries.

  35. The municipality of Tigaon shall preserve its present boundaries.
SEC. 2. The municipal elections in the new municipalities created in paragraphs one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, and thirty of section one hereof 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 organizations in the territory included in the new municipalities mentioned 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 therein 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 23, 1903.

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