REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6519 - AN ACT DIVIDING THE CITY OF MANILA INTO FOUR HIGHWAY ENGINEERING DISTRICTS
provision of law to the contrary notwithstanding, the City of Manila is
hereby divided into four highway engineering districts, each highway
engineering district to comprise one representative district. Each
highway engineering district shall have one highway district engineer
and the necessary personnel who shall be appointed in accordance with
Sec. 2. Each highway district engineer shall have supervision on the construction, improvement, repair and maintenance of purely national roads, bridges and other public works in his respective district national funds accruing thereto under existing laws, except money accruing to the City of Manila for the maintenance and improvement of national aid city streets as authorized under Republic Act Numbered Nine hundred seventeen and Republic Act Numbered Fifty-one hundred eighty-five: provided, that the city of Manila shall retain administration of the self-operating units (Heavy Equipment and Shop Division, Asphalt and Concrete Plant Division and Materials Testing Laboratory): provided, further, that the city mayor may authorize the highway district engineer concerned to implement projects funded fully or party from city funds.
Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved: June 22, 1972