R.A. No. 1220, Creating the Municipality of Mayorga, Leyte
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1220
AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF MAYORGA IN THE PROVINCE OF LEYTE
Section 1. The barrios of Mayorga, Andres Bonifacio, Talisay, San Roque, Burgos, Liberty, Union, Ormocay, Wilson, and the southern portion of barrio of Cogon Bingcay are separated from the Municipality of Dulag, Province of Leyte, and constituted into a new and regular municipality to be known as the Municipality of Mayorga in the same province.
Section 2. The first mayor, vice-mayor and councilors of the new municipality shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines and shall hold office until their successors shall have been elected in the general elections next following the approval of this Act and shall have duly qualified.
Section 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved, May 11, 1955.