Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines

Metro Manila

Thirteenth Congress
Third Regular Session


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

Republic Act No. 9357             October 10, 2006

AN ACT REAPPORTIONING THE PROVINCE OF SULTAN KUDARAT INTO TWO LEGlSLATIVE DISTRICT

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

SECTION 1. The Province of Sultan Kudarat is hereby reapportioned into two legislative districts to commence in the next national elections following the effectivity of this Act. Henceforth, the municipalities of Columbio, Isulan, Lambayong, Lutayan, President Quirino and Tacurong shall comprise the First District while the municipalities of Bagumbayan, Esperanza, Kalamansig, Lebak, Palimbang and Senator Ninoy Aquino shall comprise the Second District.

SEC. 2. All laws, executive orders, rules and regulations inconsistent with the provision of this Act are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two newspapers of general circulation.

Approved,

MANNY VILLAR
President of the Senate

JOSE DE VENECIA, JR.
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 14, 2005 and September 4, 2006, respectively.

OSCAR G. YABES
Secretary of Senate

ROBERTO P. NAZARENO
Secretary General
House of Represenatives

Approved: October 10, 2006

GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines


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