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Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines

Metro Manila

Eighth Congress


REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7162
November 8, 1991

AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF TIGBAO IN THE PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

Section 1. Barangays Tigbao, New Tuboran, Nangan- Nangan, Lacarayan, Upper Nilo, Nilo, Lacupayan, Diana Countryside, Busol, Maragang, Limas, Guinlin, Libayoy, Timolan, Mate, Begong, Caluma, and Longmot, all in the Municipality of Dumalinao, Province of Zamboanga del Sur, are hereby separated from the said municipality and constituted into a district and independent Municipality of Tigbao.chanrobles virtualaw library

Sec. 2. The technical description of the new municipality shall be as follows:

LINE

BEARING

DISTANCE

1-2

N7º49′57"-123º19′07"E, thence, S13º35′15"E

3,654M

2-3

N7º48′04"-123º18′40"E, thence, S12º22′16"W

1,005M

3-4

N7º47′30"-123º18′40"E, thence, N86º05′24"W

5,434M

4-5

N7º47′42"-123º15′37"E, thence, S00º38′00"W

2,724M

5-6

N7º46′14"-123º15′03"E, thence, N61º32′51"W

3,617M

6-7

N7º47′10"-123º13′55"E, thence, N16º58′48"W

14,569M

7-8

N7º54′41"-123º11′37"E, thence, S88º03′24"E

2,732M

8-9

N7º54′38"-123º13′05"E, thence, S63º11′16"E

12,855M

9-1

N7º51′26"-123º19′14"E, thence, S04º54′35"W

2,821M

Sec. 3. The seat of government of the new municipality shall be in Barangay Tigbao.chanrobles virtualaw library

Sec. 4. After ratification by a majority of the votes cast in a plebiscite to be conducted in the areas affected within a period of one hundred eighty (180) days from the approval of this Act, the mayor, vice-mayor and members of the sangguniang bayan of the new municipality shall be elected in the next regular election of local officials. The new municipality shall be considered duly organized upon the assumption of office of the first set of elected local officials.chanrobles virtualaw library

Sec. 5. The Commission on Elections shall conduct and supervise the plebiscite. The expenses in holding the plebiscite shall be taken out of the Contingent Fund under the current fiscal year appropriations.chanrobles virtualaw library

Sec. 6. This Act shall take effect upon its publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.

Approved: November 8, 1991