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Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-fourth day of July, two thousand six.
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9360 October 26, 2006
AN ACT CREATING ANOTHER CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT IN THE PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED EIGHTY-NINE HUNDRED AND SEVENTY-THREE, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CHARTER OF THE PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
Section 1. Section 7 of Republic Act No. 8973 is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 7. Congressional District. - The present Third District of the Province of Zamboanga del Sur shall constitute the Province of Zamboanga Sibugay which shall be divided into two (2) congressional districts as follows:
"District I - Buug, Diplahan, Malangas, Imelda, Alicia, Mabuhay, Olutanga, Talusan and Payao.
"District II - Siay, Kabasalan, Naga, Ipil, Titay, R.T. Lim and Tungawan.
"The Province of Zamboanga del Sur shall retain the two (2) legislative districts as follows:
"District I - Pagadian City, Labangan, Tukuran, Aurora, Molave, Mahayag, Dumingag, Suminot, Midsalip, Ramon Magsaysay, Tambulig, Josefina.
"District II - Bayog, Lakewood, Kumalarang, Tigbao, Dumalinao, Guipos, San Miguel, Lapuyan, Margosatubig, Dinas, San Pablo, Tabina, Dimataling, Vincenzo Sagun, Pitogo."
Sec. 2. All laws, executive orders, regulations or parts thereof, inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two newspapers of general circulation in the Philippines.
JOSE DE VENECIA, JR.
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on November 15, 2005 and September 4,2006, respectively.
OSCAR G G. YABES
ROBERTO P. NAZARENO
Approved: October 26, 2006
President of the Philippines