|REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1992 - AN
ACT TO AMEND REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED THREE HUNDRED TWENTY-EIGHT,
OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF CALBAYOG |
1. The first paragraph of section thirteen of
Republic Act Numbered Three hundred twenty-eight, otherwise known as
the Charter of the City of Calbayog, is amended to read as
"Section 13. Method of transacting business by the board – Veto – Authentication and publication of ordinances. – Unless the Secretary of the Interior orders otherwise, the board shall hold two ordinary sessions for the transaction of business during each week on days which it shall fix by resolution, and such extraordinary sessions, not exceeding thirty during any one year, as may be called by the Mayor. It shall sit with open doors, unless otherwise ordered by an affirmative vote of five members. It shall keep a record of its proceedings and determine its rules of procedure not herein set forth. Five members of the board shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of business. But a smaller number may adjourn from day to day and may compel the immediate attendance of any member absent without good cause by issuing to the police of the city an order for his arrest and production at the session under such penalties as shall have been previously prescribed by ordinance. Five affirmative votes shall be necessary for the passage of any ordinance, or of any resolution or motion directing the payment of money or creating liability, but other measures shall prevail upon the majority votes of the members present at any meeting duly called and held. The ayes and nays shall be taken and recorded upon the passage of all ordinances, upon all resolutions or motions directing the payment of money or creating liability, and at the request of any member, upon any other resolution or motion. Each approved ordinance, resolution or motion shall be sealed with the seal of the board, signed by the presiding officer and the secretary of the board and recorded in a book for the purpose and shall, on the day following its passage, be posted by the secretary at the main entrance of the city hall, and shall take effect and be in force on and after the tenth day following its passage unless otherwise stated in said ordinance, resolution or motion or vetoed by the Mayor as hereinafter provided. A vetoed ordinance, if repassed, shall take effect ten days after the veto is overridden by the required votes unless otherwise stated in the ordinance or again disapproved by the Mayor within said time."
Sec. 2. Sections fourteen and fifteen of the same Act are repealed.cralaw
Sec. 3. The last paragraph of section
seventy-seven of the same Act is amended to read as follows:
"Any provision of law to the contrary notwithstanding, the clerk of the municipal court shall at the same time be sheriff to the city and shall as such have the same powers and duties conferred by existing law to provincial sheriffs. The municipal board may provide for such number of clerks in the office of the clerk of the municipal court as the needs of the service may demand."
Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.cralaw
Approved: June 22, 1957