Full Title
AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF ALMERIA, PROVINCE OF LEYTE, TO THAT OF KAWAYAN, AND TRANSFERRING THE SEAT OF ITS MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT TO THE PRESENT BARRIO OF KAWAYAN; ALSO CHANGING THE NAME OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN RICARDO, IN THE SAID PROVINCE, TO THAT OF PINTUYAN, AND TRANSFERRING THE SEAT OF ITS MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT TO THE PRESENT BARRIO OF PINTUYAN.
Date of Approval
March 18, 1907

Other Details

Issuance Category
Legislative Issuance Type

Official Gazette

Official Gazette Source
Official Gazette vol. 5 no. 15 page 232 (4/10/1907)

Full Text of Issuance

[ Act No. 1616, March 19, 1907 ]

AN ACT CHANGING THE NAME OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF ALMERIA, PROVINCE OF LEYTE, TO THAT OF KAWAYAN, AND TRANSFERRING THE SEAT OF ITS MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT TO THE PRESENT BARRIO OF KAWAYAN; ALSO CHANGING THE NAME OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN RICARDO, IN THE SAID PROVINCE, TO THAT OF PINTUYAN, AND TRANSFERRING THE SEAT OF ;TS MUNICIPAL GOVERNMENT TO THE PRESENT BARRIO OF PINTUYAN.

By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:SECTION 1. The municipality of Almeria, in the Province of Leyte, as established by paragraph eleven of section one of Act Numbered Nine hundred and fifty-four, shall hereafter be known as Kawayan, with the seat of the municipal government at the present barrio of Kawayan.SEC. 2. The municipality of San Ricardo, in the Province of Leyte, as established by paragraph fifteen of section one of Act Numbered Nine hundred and fifty-four, as amended by Act Numbered Nine hundred and eighty-six, shall hereafter be known as Pintuyan, with the seat of the municipal government at the present barrio of Pintuyan.SEC. 3. The public good requiring the speedy enactment of this bill, the passage of the same is hereby expedited in accordance with section two of "An Act. prescribing the order of procedure by the Commission in the enactment of laws," passed September twenty-sixth,  nineteen hundred.SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect on its passage.Enacted, March 19, 1907.

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