Act No. 942, AN ACT reducing the thirty-two municipalities of the Province of Rizal to fifteen

[No. 942.] AN ACT reducing the thirty-two municipalities of the Province of Rizal to fifteen

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

Section 1. The thirty-two municipalities of the Province of Rizal shall, in accordance with the provisions of this Act, be reduced to fifteen, as follows:

1. The municipality of Pasig shall preserve its present boundaries.

2. The municipality of Mariquina shall preserve its present boundaries.

3. The municipality of San Mateo shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Montalban, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of San Mateo.

4. The municipality of Pateros shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipalities of Taguig and Muntinlupa, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality, of Pateros.

5. The municipality of Pasay shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Malibay, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Pasay.

6. The municipality of Parañaque shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Las Piñas, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Parañaque.

7. The municipality of Caloocan shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Novaliches, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Caloocan.

8. The municipality of Malabon shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of Navotas, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Malabon.

9. The municipality of San Felipe Nery shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipality of San Juan del Monte, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of San Felipe Nery.

10. The municipality of San Pedro Macati shall preserve its present boundaries.

11. The municipality of Taytay shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipalities of Cainta and Angono, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Taytay.

12. The municipality of Antipole shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipalities of Bosoboso and Teresa, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Antipolo.

13. The municipality of Morong shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipalities of Binangonan, Bards, and Cardona, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Morong.

14. The municipality of Tanay shall preserve its present boundaries.

15. The municipality of Pililla shall consist of its present territory and that of the municipalities of Quisao and Jaligala, with the seat of the municipal government at the present municipality of Pililla.

Sec. 2. The municipal elections in each of the new municipalities shall be held in accordance with the rules contained in Act Numbered Seven hundred and thirty as amended by Act Numbered Nine hundred and twenty-eight. 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, except those described in paragraphs numbered one, two, ten, and fourteen, shall be thereby abolished, and all offices held by virtue of their present organization shall be vacant and abolished, so that all the present municipal officials shall cease to hold office as soon as the new officials shall have taken the oath of office. Until the officials elected for the new municipalities as described in section one hereof shall have qualified, the present organization of the existing municipalities 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, October 12, 1903.