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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10936, August 23, 2017 - AN ACT CREATING A BARANGAY TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY COMAWAS IN THE CITY OF BISLIG, PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL SUR

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10936, August 23, 2017 - AN ACT CREATING A BARANGAY TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY COMAWAS IN THE CITY OF BISLIG, PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL SUR

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10936, August 23, 2017

AN ACT CREATING A BARANGAY TO BE KNOWN AS BARANGAY COMAWAS IN THE CITY OF BISLIG, PROVINCE OF SURIGAO DEL SUR

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

SECTION 1. Creation of Barangay Comawas.- There is hereby created a barangay to be known as Barangay Comawas in the City of Bislig, Province of Surigao del Sur.

The territorial boundaries of Barangay Comawas are described as follows:

LINEBEARINGDISTANCE
1-2S 41 55' W 800 mts.
2-3S 61 35' W 1,142 mts.
3-4S 89 09' W 800 mts.
4-5N 12 01' W 1,000 mts.
5-6 W 64 46' W 462 mts.
6-7 E 78 03' E 1000 mts.
7-8N 30 12' E 167 mts.
8-9N 04 38' E 183 mts.
9-10S 70 15' E 840 mts.
10-11S 76 12' E 300 mts.

SEC. 2 Conduct and Supervision of Plebiscite.- The plebiscite conducted and supervised by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) pursuant to Provincial Ordinance No. 103-94 of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of the Province of Surigao del Sur, which ratified the creation of Barangay Comawas as proclaimed by the Plebiscite Board of Canvassers on September 9, 1996, shall serve as a substantial compliance with the plebiscite requirement under Section 10 of Republic Act No. 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the "Local Government Code of 1991".

SEC. 3. Incumbent Barangay Officials.- The incumbent barangay officials of Barangay Comawas, City of Bislig, Province of Surigao del Sur shall continue to hold office until such time that their successors have been duly elected and qualified.

SEC. 4. Public Infrastructure and Facilities.- All public infrastructure and facilities for public use existing therein at the time of the approval of this Act are hereby transferred without cost or compensation to and shall be administered by the new barangay.

SEC. 5. Internal Revenue Allotment Shares.- Barangay Comawas shall be entitled to Internal Revenue Allotment shares pursuant to Section 285 of Republic Act No. 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the "Local Government Code of 1991".

SEC. 6. Effectivity.- This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in any newspaper of general circulation.

Approved,

(SGD.) AQUILINO "KOKO" PIMENTEL III
   
President of the Senate
(SGD.) PANTALEON D. ALVAREZ
        Speaker of the House of Representatives

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives on February 13, 2017, amended by the Senate on May 8, 2017, and which amendments were concurred in by the House of Representatives on May 30, 2017.
(SGD.) LUTGARDO B. BARBO
        Secretary of the Senate
(SGD.) CESAR STRAIT PAREJA
        Secretary General
House of Representatives

Approved: AUG 23 2017


  (SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
  President of the Philippines  

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