REPUBLIC ACT NO. 11198, February 01, 2019
AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REAPPORTIONMENT OP THE PROVINCE OF SOUTHERN LEYTE INTO TWO (2) LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
1. Legislative Districts. - On the next national and local elections after the effectivity of this Act, the Province of Southern Leyte is hereby reapportioned into two (2) legislative districts, as follows:
(a) First Legislative District. - The First Legislative District shall be composed of the City of Maasin and the municipalities of Macrohon, Padre Btirgos, Limasawa, Malitbog, Tomas Oppvis and Bontoc; and
(b) Second Legislative District. - The Second Legislative District shall be composed of the municipalities of Sogod, Libagon, Liloan, San Francisco, Pintuyan, San Eieardo. Saint Bernard, Anahawan, San- Juan, Hinundayan. Hinunangas and Silage.
Sec. 2. Holdover. - The incumbent Representative of the Lone Legislative District of the Province of Southern Leyte shall continue to represent the legislative district until the ass representatives of the First and Second Legislative Districts shall have been duly elected and qualified.
Sec. 3. Implementing Rules and Regulations — The Commission on Elections shall issue the necessary rules and regulations to implement this Act within thirty (30) days after its effectivity.
Sec. 4. Repealing Clause. - All laws, roles and regulations which are inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.
Sec. 5. Effectiviiy. -This Act-shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.
(SGD.) VICENTE C. SOTTO III
President of the Senate
(SGD.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
Speaker of the House of Representatives
(SGD.) MYRA MARIE D. VILLARICA
Secretary of the Senate
(SGD.) DANTE ROBERTO P. MALING
Acting Secretary General House of Representatives
Approved: FEB 01 2019
(SGD.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines