R.A. No. 1248, Creating the Municipality of Upi, Cotabato

REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1248
AN ACT TO CREATE THE MUNICIPALITY OF UPI IN THE PROVINCE OF COTABATO

Section 1. The barrio of Upi in the Municipality of Dinaig, Province of Cotabato, is separated from the said municipality and constituted into a municipality in the said province, to be known as the Municipality of Upi.

Section 2. The first municipal mayor, vice-mayor and councilors of the newly created municipality shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines to hold office until their successors are duly elected and have qualified.

Section 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved, June 10, 1955.