Act No. 707, AN ACT consolidating the municipalities of Cavite, San Roque, and La Caridad, in the Province of Cavite, into one municipality under the name of Cavite

[No. 707.] AN ACT consolidating the municipalities of Cavite, San Roque, and La Caridad, in the Province of Cavite, into one municipality under the name of Cavite

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

Section 1. The three municipalities of Cavite, San Roque, and La Caridad, in the Province of Cavite, shall be consolidated into one municipality under the name of Cavite, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, and the seat of the municipal government shall be in the present municipality of Cavite.

Sec. 2. The provincial governor of Cavite shall direct the holding of a municipal election in the new municipality under the provisions of sections ninety-one, ninety-two, ninety-three, and ninety-four of the Municipal Code on the hfth day of May, nineteen hundred and three. When the new municipal officials shall have been elected, and shall have qualified, the present organization of each of the municipalities mentioned in section one of this Act shall be thereby abolished, and all offices held by virtue of said organization shall be vacant and abolished, so that all the present municipal officials shall cease to hold office so soon as the new officials shall nave taken the oath of office. Until the officials elected for the new municipality shall have qualified the present organizations of the three municipalities above named shall continue.

Sec. 3. The public good requiring the speedy enactment of this bill, the passage of the same is hereby expedited in accordance with section two of "An Act prescribing the order of procedure by the Commission in the enactment of laws," passed September twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred.

Sec. 4. This act shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, March 28, 1903.