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REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4644
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4644 - AN ACT PROVIDING FOR ONE ADDITIONAL JUDGE FOR THE SECOND JUDICIAL DISTRICT TO PRESIDE OVER THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE OF BENGUET, MOUNTAIN PROVINCE, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE SECTIONS FIFTY AND FIFTY-TWO OF THE JUDICIARY ACT OF 1948, AND AUTHORIZING THE APPROPRIATION OF FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE

Section 1. The second paragraph of Section fifty of Republic Act Numbered Two hundred ninety-six, otherwise known as "The Judiciary Act of 1948," as amended, is further amended to read as follows:

"Eighteen judges shall be commissioned for the Second Judicial District. Four judges shall preside over the Court of First Instance of Ilocos Norte; four judges shall preside over the Court of First Instance of Ilocos Sur; one judge shall preside over the Court of First Instance of Abra; three judges shall preside over the Court of First Instance of the City of Baguio and the Subprovince of Benguet, to be known as judges of the first, second, and third branches thereof; three judges shall preside over the Court of First Instance of Mountain Province with jurisdiction covering the whole of Mountain Province except the City of Baguio and the Subprovince of Benguet; three judges shall preside over the Court of First Instance of La Union and shall be known as judges of the first, second, and third branches thereof, respectively.”

Sec. 2. The second sub-paragraph of the second paragraph of Section fifty-two of the same Act, as amended, is further amended to read as follows:

"For the Second Judicial District, three judges shall be stationed in the Municipality of Laoag, Province of Ilocos Norte; one judge shall be stationed in the Municipality of Batac, same province; two judges in the Municipality of Vigan, Province of Ilocos Sur; one judge in the Municipality of Narvacan, same province; one judge in the Municipality of Candon, same province; two judges in the City of Baguio; one judge in the Municipality of La Trinidad, Subprovince of Benguet; one judge in the Municipality of Bontoc, Subprovince of Bontoc; one judge in the Municipality of Kiangan, Subprovince of Ifugao; one judge in the Municipality of Tabuk, Subprovince of Kalinga; one judge in the Municipality of Bangued, Province of Abra, two judges in the Municipality of San Fernando, Province of La Union; and one judge in the Municipality of Agoo, same province."

Sec. 3. There is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the National Treasury not otherwise appropriated, thirty thousand pesos or so much thereof as may be necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.

Sec. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: May 26, 1966

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