REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1972
AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF IBUNG, PROVINCE OF NUEVA VIZCAYA
Section 1. The barrios of Ibung and Bintawan, Municipality of Solano, Province of Nueva Vizcaya, are separated from said municipality and are constituted into a distinct and independent municipality, to be known as the Municipality of Ibung, Province of Nueva Vizcaya, with the seat of government at the site of the present barrio of Ibung, or in any other place which the municipal council by two thirds vote may hereafter propose: Provided, That if the council fails or omits to propose a different site within one year after the organization of the municipal this shall be the permanent site shall be Ibung: Provided, further, That should the council propose a different site, this shall be the permanent site of the seat of the municipal government.
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 next general election for provincial and municipal officials and shall have duly qualified.
Section 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved, June 22, 1957.