|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 2517 - AN ACT
CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF BUNAWAN, PROVINCE OF AGUSAN |
| Section 1. The
municipal districts of Mambili, Bunawan, Libertad, Basa, Tudela, San
Isidro, Santa Maria, Trento, Cuevas and San Salvacion, together with
the Villages of San Marcos and San Ignacio in the Province of Agusan
are constituted into a distinct and independent municipality to be
known as the Municipality of Bunawan, with the seat of government at
the present site of the Municipal District of Bunawan. The said
municipality shall be bounded in the North by Mandawiton and
Mambogongon lakes and the Municipality of San Francisco, on the East by
the Municipality of San Francisco and the Province of Surigao, of the
South by the Province of Davao, and on the West by the municipal
districts of Veruela, Sta. Josefa, Patrocinio and the village of San
Sec. 2. The first mayor, vice-mayor and councilors of the new municipality shall be appointed by the President, with the consent of the Commission on Appointments, and shall hold office until their successors shall have been elected in the next general elections for local officials and shall have qualified.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Enacted without executive approval, June 21, 1959.