Act No. 1612, AN ACT Increasing the number of municipalities in the Province of Occidental Negros from twenty-one to twenty-two, by separating from Hog the former municipality of Cavancalan and reconstituting the same under the name of Kabankalan

[No. 1612.] AN ACT Increasing the number of municipalities in the Province of Occidental Negros from twenty-one to twenty-two, by separating from Hog the former municipality of Cavancalan and reconstituting the same under the name of Kabankalan

By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:

Section 1. The twenty-one municipalities of the Province of Occidental Negros, as provided by Act Numbered Seven hundred and sixteen, entitled "An Act reducing the thirty-four municipalities of the Province of Occidental Negros to twenty-one," are hereby increased to twenty-two, by separating from Hog the former municipality of Cavancalan and reconstituting the same under the name Kabankalan. The new municipality of Kabankalan shall consist of the territory which was comprised by the former municipality of Cavancalan prior to the passage of said Act Numbered Seven hundred and sixteen.

Sec. 2. The public good requiring the speedy enactment of this bill, the passage of the same is hereby expedited in accordance with section two or "An Act prescribing the order of procedure by the Commission in the enactment of laws," passed September twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred.

Sec. 3. This Act shall take effect on August tenth, nineteen hundred and seven: Provided. That the distribution of funds in the municipality of Hog, resulting from the separation from Hog of the former municipality of Cavancalan, shall be made as of the date of the passage of this Act.

Enacted, March 14, 1907.