REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10626, September 06, 2013
AN ACT UPGRADING THE COTABATO SUBDISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE INTO A REGULAR DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE TO BE KNOWN AS THE COTABATO CITY DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Section 1. The Cotabato Subdistrict Engineering Office is hereby upgraded into a regular district engineering office to be known as the Cotabato City District Engineering Office.
SEC. 2. The said district engineering office shall comprise all the barangays in Cotabato City and shall assume jurisdiction over all infrastructure and public works in Cotabato City.
SEC. 3. The Secretary of Public Works and Highways shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Cotabato City District Engineering Office, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the Cotabato Subdistrict Engineering Office. Thereafter, the amount necessary for the continued operation of the said district engineering office shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.
(Sgd.) JINGGOY EJERCITO ESTRADA
Acting Senate President
(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
Speaker of the House
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on May 21, 2013 and June 6, 2013, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: SEPT 06 2013
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
President of the Philippines