Seventeenth Congress

Second Regular Session

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

REPUBLIC ACT No. 10959

An Act Creating a Barangay to be Known as Barangay Cristo Rey in the Municipality of Capas, Province of Tarlac

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

Section 1. Creation of Barangay Cristo Rey. - The O’Donnel Resettlement Area in Barangay Aranguren, Municipality of Capas, Province of Tarlac which was separated from Barangay Aranguren and constituted as a distinct and independent barangay under Provincial Ordinance No. 004-2003 in 2003 is hereby created and shall hereafter be known as Barangay Cristo Rey.

Section 2. Territorial Boundaries. - The territorial boundaries of Barangay Cristo Rey shall be identified as follows:

Bounded on the Northwest (NW) and Northeast (NE) pts 1 to 4 and 16 by Capas Cadastre CAD 615-D Case 11 Barangay Lawy (PB-03-000024-D);

On the Northeast (NE) pts 4 and 5 by Capas Cadastre CAD 615-D Case 12 Barangay Aranguren (PB-03-000024-D);

On the Southeast (SE) and Southwest (SW) pts 5 to 15 by provincial road;

On the Southwest (SW) along line 15 .to -16 by Capas Cadastre CAD 615-D Case 12 Barangay Aranguren (PB-03-000024-D), all of Municipality of Capas.

The technical description of Barangay Cristo Rey is as follows:

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TIEPOINT 1 N 03 15 W 842.16

BLLM # 1-A, CAD 615-D, Capas Cadastre

1 2 N 73 13 E 1,703.55
2 3 S 02 58 E 939.78
3 4 S 04 08 W 362.82
4 5 S 02 18 E 444.99
5 6 S 74 02 W 121.73
6 7 S 74 45 W 145.10
7 8 S 60 51 W 283.14
8 9 S 72 49 W 210.38
9 10 N 89 18 W 936.67
10 11 N 82 26 W 28.07
11 12 N 82 31 W 203.36
12 13 N 67 28 W 152.21
13 14 N 45 49 W 146.23
14 15 N 22 22 W 128.35
15 16 N 04 31 E 1,088.96
16 1 N 73 47 E 425.36

Containing an area of 3,472,507 square meters, more or less.1awp++i1

Section 3. Conduct and Supervision of Plebiscite. - The plebiscite conducted and supervised by the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) in Barangay Aranguren on December 13, 2003 pursuant to Provincial Ordinance No. 004-2003 of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan of the Province of Tarlac, which ratified the creation of Barangay Cristo Rey, shall serve as substantial compliance with the plebiscite requirement under Section 10 of Republic Act No. 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the "Local Government Code of 1991".

Section 4. Incumbent Barangay Officials. - The incumbent barangay officials of Barangay Cristo Rey shall continue to hold office until such time that their successors have been duly elected and qualified.

Section 5. 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.

Section 6. Internal Revenue Allotment Shares. - Barangay Cristo Rey shall be entitled to Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) shares pursuant to Section 285 of Republic Act No. 7160, as amended, otherwise known as the "Local Government Code of 1991".

Section 7. Effectivity. - This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in the Official Gazette or in a newspaper of general circulation.

Approved,

AQUILINO "KOKO" PIMENTEL
President of the Senate

PANTALEON D. ALVAREZ
Speaker of the House of Representatives

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was passed by the House of Representatives on February 27, 2017, amended by the Senate on August 14, 2017, and which amendments were concurred in by the House of Representatives on August 23, 2017.

LUTGARDO BARBO
Secretary of the Senate

CESAR STRAIT PAREJA
Secretary General
House of Representatives

Approved: November 8, 2017

(Sgd.) RODRIGO ROA DUTERTE
President of the Philippines


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