Seventeenth Congress

First Regular Session

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

REPUBLIC ACT No. 10936

An Act Creating a Barangay to be Known as Barangay Comawas in the City of Bislig, Province of Surigao del Sur

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippine Congress Assembled:

Section 1. Creation of Barangay Comawas. - There is hereby created a barangay to be known as Barangay Comawas in the City of Bislig, Province of Surigao del Sur.

The territorial boundaries of Barangay Comawas are described as follows:

LINEBEARINGDISTANCE
1-2S 41 55′ W800 mts.
2-3S 61 35′ W1,142 mts.
3-4S 89 09′ W800 mts.
4-5N 12 01′ W1,000 mts.
5-6W 64 46′ W462 mts.
6-7E 78 03′ E1,000 mts.
7-8N 30 12′ E167 mts.
8-9N 04 38′ E183 mts.
9-10S 70 15′ E840 mts.
10-11S 76 12′ E300 mts.

Section 2. Conduct and Supervision of Plebiscite. - The plebiscite conducted and supervised by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) pursuant to Provincial Ordinance No. 103-94 of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of the Province of Surigao del Sur, which ratified the creation of Barangay Comawas as proclaimed by the Plebiscite Board of Canvassers on September 9, 1996, shall serve as a substantial compliance with the plebiscite requirement under Section 10 of Republic Act No. 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the "Local Government Code of l991".

Section 3. Incumbent Barangay Officials. - The incumbent barangay officials of Barangay Comawas, City of Bislig, Province of Surigao del Sur shall continue to hold office until such time that their successors have been duly elected and qualified.

Section 4. Public Infrastructure and Facilities. - All public infrastructure and facilities for public use existing therein at the time of the approval of this Act are hereby transferred without cost or compensation to and shall be administered by the new barangay.1wphi1

Section 5. Internal Revenue Allotment Shares. - Barangay Coma was shall be entitled to Internal Revenue Allotment shares pursuant to Section 285 of Republic Act No. 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the "Local Government Code of 1991".

Section 6. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in any newspaper of general circulation.

Approved,

PANTALEON D. ALVAREZ
Speaker of the House of Representatives

AQUILINO "KOKO" PIMENTEL
President of the Senate

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives on February 13, 2017, amended by the Senate on May 8, 2017, and which amendments were concurred in by the House of Representatives on May 30, 2017.

CESAR STRAIT PAREJA
Secretary General
House of Representatives

LUTGARDO B. BARBO
Secretary of the Senate

Approved: August 23, 2017

(Sgd.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines


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