Republic of the Philippines
CONGRESS OF THE PHILIPPINES
Metro Manila

Fourteenth Congress
Third Regular Session

Republic Act No. 9716               October 12, 2009

AN ACT REAPPOINTING THE COMPOSITION OF THE FIRST (1st) AND SECOND (2nd) LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS IN THE PROVINCE OF CAMARINES SUR AND THEREBY CREATING A NEW LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT FROM SUCH REAPPOINTMENT

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

Section 1. The composition of the current First (1st) and Second (2nd) Legislative Districts in the Province of Camarines Sur is hereby reappointed in order to create an additional legislative district to commence in the next national elections after the effectivity of this Act.

Section 2. In furtherance of the reappointment mandated by this Act, the municipalities of Libmanan, Minalabac, Pamplona, Pasacao and San Fernando of the current First (1st) Legislative District are hereby consolidated with the municipalities of Gainza and Milaor of the current Second (2nd) Legislative District, to comprise the new legislative district authorized under this Act.

Section 3. The result of the reapportionment described in this Act are summarized as follows:

a) First District - The remaining municipalities in the current First (1st) Legislative District shall continue to be designated as the First (1st) Legislative District, composed of the following municipalities: Del Gallego, Ragay, Lupi, Sipicot and Cabusao;

b) Second District - The new legislative district shall be composed of the municipalities enumerated in Section 2 hereof;

c) Third District - The current Second (2nd) Legislative District shall be renamed as the Third (3rd) Legislative District, composed of the following: Naga City and the municipalities of Pili, Ocampo, Camaligan, Canaman, Magarao, Bombon and Calabanga;

d) Fourth District - The current Third (3rd) Legislative District, without any change in its composition, shall be renamed as the Fourth (4th) Legislative District, composed of the following municipalities: Caramoan, Garchitorena, Goa, Lagonoy, Presentacion, Sangay, San Jose, Tigaon, Tinambac and Siruma; and

e) Fifth District - The current Fourth (4th) Legislative District, without any change in its composition, shall be renamed as the Fifth (5th) Legislative District, composed of the following: Iriga City and the municipalities of Baao, Balatan, Bato, Buhi, Bula and Nabua.

Section 4. Rules and Regulations. â" The Commission on Elections shall issue the necessary rules and regulations to implement this Act.

Section 5. Repealing Clause. â" All laws, rules and regulations which are inconsistent with this Act are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.

Section 6. Effectivity. â" This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two (2) 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 June 11, 2008 and September 28, 2009, respectively.

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

Approved: OCT 12 2009

GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO
President of the Philippines


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