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|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7896 - AN ACT
CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF SIBUNAG IN THE PROVINCE OF GUIMARAS
|Section 1. Barangays Sebaste, Bubog, Sabang, San Isidro,
Alegria, Ayangan, Inampulogan, Millan, Maabay, Tanglad, Ravina, and
Dasal in the Municipality of Jordan; and barangays Oracon and Concordia
in the Municipality of Nueva Valencia are hereby separated from their
respective municipalities and constituted into a distinct and
independent municipality to be known as the Municipality of
Sibunag. The temporary seat of government of the new municipality
shall be in Barangay Sabang.
Sec. 2. The following describe the metes and
bounds of the Municipality of Sibunag:
Sec. 3. The Municipality of Sibunag shall acquire corporate existence upon ratification by a majority of the votes cast in a plebiscite to be conducted in the municipalities affected within ninety (90) days after approval of this Act. The Commission on Elections shall conduct and supervise the plebiscite. The expenses to be incurred for the said plebiscite shall be charged to provincial funds.
Sec. 4. Upon approval of the creation of the new municipality by majority of the votes cast in the plebiscite, the mayor, the vice-mayor, and the members of the sangguniang bayan shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines, upon recommendation of the governor of the Province of Guimaras, and shall discharge their official functions until their successors shall have been elected and qualified.
Sec. 5. This Act shall take effect upon its
Approved: February 20, 1995