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-seventh day of July, two thousand nine.

Republic Act No. 9748

AN ACT DECLARING THE TWENTY-THIRD OF JUNE OF EVERY YEAR A SPECIAL NONWORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE ENTIRE PROVINCE OF PALAWAN AND THE CITY OF PUERTO PRINCESA

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

Section 1. In commemoration of the "Foundation of the First Civil Government of the Province of Palawan after the American-Philippine War", June 23 of every year is hereby declared as a "Special Nonworking Public Holiday in the Province of Palawan and the City of Puerto Princesa".

Section 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

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 November 17, 2008 and August 24, 2009, respectively.

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

Approved: November 10, 2009

GLORIA MACAPAGAL ARROYO
President of the Philippines


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