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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7551 - AN ACT DECLARING MARCH 16 OF EVERY YEAR AS ARAW NG DAVAO, A SPECIAL NONWORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN DAVAO CITY
1. In accordance with the approval of Commonwealth
Act No. 51, otherwise known as the Charter of Davao City, mandating the
creation of the city as a distinct political subdivision, this Act
declares March 16 of 1990 and every year thereafter as Araw ng Davao, a
special nonworking public holiday in the entire Davao City.
Sec. 2. On the anniversary day, March 16, the officials of Davao City shall lead appropriate and meaningful celebrations and activities participated in by officials and employees of the national government agencies or instrumentalities, civic, religious and nongovernment organizations, and private companies doing business and operating in Davao City in order to give significance and meaning to the occasion and to honor the inhabitants of Davao City.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: May 22, 1992