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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 5823 - AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF MALAPATAN IN THE PROVINCE OF SOUTH COTABATO
1. Barrios' Sapu-Padidu, Sapu-Masla, Malapatan,
Tuyan, Lun-masla, and Lun-Padidu and all the sitios thereof in the
Municipality of Glan, Province of South Cotabato, are separated from
said municipality and constituted into a distinct and independent
municipality to be known as the Municipality of Malapatan, Province of
South Cotabato, with the seat of government at the preset site of
Barrio Malapatan: Provided, That the said new municipality shall have
the following boundaries:
"On the North by Lun-Padidu River following its main course starting at the sea and the course of its northern branch and up to Mt. Latian; on the South by Sapu-Padidu River; on the East by Davao del Sur; and on the West by Sarangani Bay."
Sec. 2. The first mayor, vice-mayor and councilors of the new municipality shall be elected in the next general elections for local officials.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Enacted without Executive
approval, June 21, 1969.