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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7896
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:

COR. LATITUDE LONGITUDE LOCATION

1 10 32'33.22" 122 32'45.87" On MBM #1 along
Sta. Ana Bay

2 10 31'40.69" 122 32'30.45" On BBM 53 1/2 of
Barangay Concordia

3 10 08'67.00" 122 32'58.65" On BBM 56 1/2 of
Barangay Oracon

4 10 29'47.71" 122 35'06.94" on BBM 57 along
Barangay Calaya
and Creek

5 10 30'00.00" 122 36'00.00" On Sibunag River

6 10 27'55.43" 122 37'07.96" On Sibunag River

7 10 26'45.97" 122 38'15.44" On the southern
portion of Guimaras
Strait

8 10 26'00.00" 122 37'45.83" On Guimaras Strait
along Nagarao
Island

9 10 28'07.54" 122 39'44.52" On Guimaras Strait,
Pamangculan,
Siraray Islands

10 10 31'50.25" 122 41'00.00" On BBM 81 along
Sebario River and
Guihawiran River

11 10 32'42.32" 122 39'00.00" On BBM 62 along
Sebario River

12 10 31'45.50" 122 37'48.08" On the boundary of
Barangay Manabay
and Millan

13 10 32'10.61 122 37'33.40" On BBM 56 along
Barangay Millan

14 10 33'00.00" 122 37'34.63" On BBM 40 along
Barangay Millan

15 10 34'00.00" 122 38'21.60" On BBM 86 along
Barangay Millan

16 10 34'46.50" 122 37'56.01" On BBM 73 along
Barangay Millan

17 10 34'45.73 122 37'17.00" On BBM 74 along
Barangay Millan

18 10 35'00.00" 122 35'58.03" On BBM 17 along
Barangay San
Miguel, Tanglad,
and Millan

19 10 34'16.92" 122 34'42.61" On BBM 22 along
Sibunag River and
Barangay Ravina
Norte

20 10 33'05.86" 122 34'36.45" On the slopes of
Barangay Ravina
Sur MBM #1
Corner 1

LINE BEARING DISTANCE

1-2 S 11 07'W 1,535.72 m.

2-3 S 69 45'E 2,767.45 m.

3-4 S 41 05'E 3,335.25 m.

4-5 N 74 08'E 1,642.92 m.

5-6 S 39 00'E 4,369.27 m.

6-7 S 33 01'W 2,380.51 m.

7-8 S 65 12'E 3,139.05 m.

8-9 N 41 13'E 5,431.80 m.

9-10 N 20 30'E 6,987.54 m.

10-11 N 66 15'W 4,208.18 m.

11-12 S 57 19'W 2,751.42 m.

12-13 N 35 06'W 2,596.89 m.

13-14 N 00 02'E 124.71 m.

14-15 N 40 00'E 1,125.84 m.

15-16 N 31 26'W 170.10 m.

16-17 S 08 02'W 2,008.74 m.

17-18 N 78 31'W 2,130.52 m.

18-19 S 60 21'W 2,989.05 m.

19-20 S 12 05'W 2,830.91 m.

20-1 S 77 52'W 4,361.37 m.

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 approval.

Approved: February 20, 1995

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