REPUBLIC ACT NO. 491
AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF BAGAMANOC IN THE PROVINCE OF CATANDUANES
Section 1. The barrios of Quigaray, Hinipagan, Sukhan in the island of Panay; Lati, in the island of Lati; Bacac, Hinipaan, Bugao, Minaili and Bagamanoc of the municipality of Panganiban of the Province of Catanduanes, are separated from said municipality and constituted into a new municipality to be known as the municipality of Bagamanoc, with the seat of government at the present site of the barrio of Bagamanoc.
Section 2. The elective officials of the new municipality shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines and shall hold office until their successors shall have been elected and have qualified.
Section 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved, June 12, 1950.