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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4787 - AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF LANTAPAN IN THE PROVINCE OF BUKIDNON
1. Barrios Bugcaon, Culasihan, Bantuanon, Lantapan,
Balila, Baclayon, Alanib, Kaatuan, Songko, Victory, Kibangay, Basak and
Kibogtong and the territory west of Cabangahan Creek extending westward
up to the present boundary of the Municipalities of Malaybalay and
Talakag, all in the Municipality of Malaybalay, Province of Bukidnon,
are hereby segregated from said municipality and constituted into a
distinct and independent municipality to be known as the Municipality
of Lantapan, same province: provided, that the present barrios
Cabangahan and Bangcud will remain with the mother Municipality of
Malaybalay, Province of Bukidnon. The seat of government of the new
municipality shall be the present site of Barrio Lantapan.
Sec. 2. The first mayor, vice-mayor and councilors of the new municipality shall be elected in the nineteen hundred sixty-seven general elections for local officials.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 18, 1966