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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7897
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 7897 - AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF SAN LORENZO IN THE PROVINCE OF GUIMARAS

Section 1. Barangays Suclaran, Cabungahan, M. Chavez, San Enrique, and Gaban in the Municipality of Buenavista; and barangays Cabano, Constancia, Igcauayan, Aguilar, Sebario, Tamborong, and Sapal in the Municipality of Jordan, Province of Guimaras, are hereby separated from their respective municipalities and constituted into a distinct and independent municipality to be known as the Municipality of San Lorenzo. The temporary seat of government of the new municipality shall be in Barangay M. Chavez.

Sec. 2. The Municipality of San Lorenzo is described as follows:

COR. LATITUDE LONGITUDE LOCATION

1 10 37'20.25" 122 40'09.16" On the northern part of
Barangay Gaban and 1/2 of
Barangay Tamborong

2 10 38'38.52" 122 42'28.01" On 1/2 of Barangay Gaban

3 10 39'30.06" 122 42'10.16" On the boundary of
Barangay East Valencia

4 10 39'30.16" 122 43'05.10" On the boundary of
Barangay East Valencia
along Guimaras Strait

5 10 38'40.08" 122 43'06.10" On the eastern part of
Guimaras Strait

6 10 37'10.01" 122 43'08.10" On the eastern part of
Guimaras Strait

7 10 35'25.02" 122 42'39.40" On the mouth of
Cabano River

8 10 32'45.10" 122 41'32.70" On BBM 75 easterly part
of Guimaras Strait

9 10 31'50.25" 122 41'00.00" On BBM 81 along
Guihawiran River
(Sebario River) Barangay
Sebaste

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

11 10 31'45.50" 122 37'48.08" On the boundary of
Barangays Maabay and
Millan

12 10 32'10.61" 122 37'33.40" On BBM 56 along
Barangay Millan

13 10 33'00.00" 122 37'34.63" On BBM 40 along
Barangay Millan

14 10 34'00.00" 122 38'21.60" On BBM 86 along
Barangay Millan

15 10 34'46.50" 122 37'56.01" On BBM 73 along
Barangay Millan

16 10 34'45.73" 122 37'17.00" On BBM 74 along
Barangay Millan

17 10 35'00.00" 122 35'38.03" On BBM 17 along
Barangays San Miguel,
Tanglad, and Millan

18 10 35'27.62" 122 35'34.36" On BBM 16 along
Barangay San Miguel

19 10 35'37.56" 122 36'20.92" On BBM 15 along
Barangays San Miguel
and Alaguisoc

20 10 37'43.72" 122 36'49.06" On BBM 14 along Lawog
River, Barangay
Alaguisoc

21 10 37'43.72" 122 36'49.06" On Barangay Alaguisoc
and 1/2 of Barangay
Tamborong to Cor. 1

LINE BEARING DISTANCE

1 - 2 N 54 25' E 4,056.01 m.

2 - 3 N 19 00' E 1,580.40 m.

3 - 4 N 87 13' E 2,046.01 m.

4 - 5 S 28 25' E 1,956.46 m.

5 - 6 S 06 07' E 3,002.72 m.

6 - 7 S 24 31' W 3,610.96 m.

7 - 8 S 24 34' W 4,194.60 m.

8 - 9 S 26 06' W 1,956.40 m.

9 - 10 N 66 15' W 4,208.18 m.

10 - 11 N 57 19' W 2,751.42 m.

11 - 12 N 35 06' W 2,596.89 m.

12 - 13 N 00 02' W 124.71 m.

13 - 14 N 40 00' E 1,125.84 m.

14 - 15 N 31 26' W 170.10 m.

15 - 16 S 08 02' W 1,008.74 m.

16 - 17 N 78 31' W 1,130.52 m.

17 - 18 N 40 00' W 1,108.26 m.

18 - 19 N 58 38' E 1,160.66 m.

19 - 20 N 42 01' E 3,000.18 m.

20 - 21 N 52 57' W 1,254.11 m.

21 - 1 N 43 46' E 2,687.20 m.

Sec. 3. The Municipality of San Lorenzo 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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