Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines

Metro Manila

Fourteenth Congress
Second Regular Session


Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eight day of July, two thousand eight.

Republic Act No. 9508             October 20, 2008

AN ACT PROVIDING FOR THE REAPPORTIONMENT OF THE LONE LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT OF THE PROVINCE OF AGUSAN DEL SUR

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled::

Section 1. Legislative Districts. - The lone legislative district of the Province of Agusan del Sur is hereby reapportioned to commence in the next national elections after the effectivity of this Act. Henceforth, the City of Baguyan and the municipalities of Sibagat, Prosperidad, Talacogon, San Luis and Esperanza shall comprise the first legislative district while the municipalities of San Francisco, Rosario, Bunawan, Trento, Sta Josefa, Veruela, Loreto and La Paz shall comprise the second legislative district.

Section 2. Rules and Regulation. - The Commission on Elections shall issue the necessary rules and regulation

Section 3. Repealing Clause. - All other laws, rules and regulations inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed amended or modified accordingly

Section 4. Effectivity. - . This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.

Approved

(Sgd.) MANNY VILLAR
President of the Senate

(Sgd.) PROSPERO C. NOGRALES
Speaker of the House of Representative

 

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representative and the Senate on December 18, 2007 and July 29, 2008, respectively.

(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate

(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Secretary General
House of Representative


Approved: OCT 20, 2008

(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines


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