Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Metro Manila

Fourteenth Congress
Third Regular Session

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

Republic Act No. 9703               August 07, 2009

AN ACT NAMING A STRETCH OF THE NATIONAL HIGHWAY ALONG THE DAVAO ORIENTAL-SURIGAO COASTAL ROAD WHICH BEGINS AT THE BOUNDARY OF THE PROVINCES OF COMPOSTELA VALLEY AND DAVAO ORIENTAL UP TO THE BOUNDARY OF THE FIRST AND SECOND DISTRICTS OF THE PROVINCE OF DAVAO ORIENTAL AS THE PRES. DIOSDADO P. MACAPAGAL NATIONAL HIGHWAY

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

Section 1. A Stretch of the national highway along the Davao Oriental-Surigao Coastal Road which begins at the boundary of the provinces of Compostela Valley and Davao Oriental at Barangay Pintatagan, Municipality of Banaybanay traversing the municipalities of Lupon and San Isidro up to the boundary of the First and Second Districts of the Province of Davao Oriental at Barangay Mayo in the City of Mati, Province of Davao Oriental shall hereinafter be known as the Pres. Diosdado P. Macapagal National Highway.

Section 2. The Department of Public Works and Highways shall issue the necessary rules, orders and circulars to implement the provision of this Act.1avvphi1

Section 3. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in a newspaper of general circulation.

Approved,

JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate
PROSPERO C. NOGRALES
Speaker of the House of Representatives

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on December 3, 2008 and May 25, 2009, respectively.

EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Secretary General House of Representatives

Approved: Aug. 07, 2009

GLORIA MACAPAGAL - ARROYO
President of the Philippines


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