REPUBLIC ACT NO. 654
AN ACT CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF MALANGAS IN THE PROVINCE OF ZAMBOANGA
Section 1. The barrios of Malangas, La Dicha, Diplo, Gusem, Buug, Matinaw, Gaulan, Tinungtungan, Manangon, Lindang, Luop, Silupa, Minsulao, Paruk, Lubing, Balabao, Mali, Baluran, Sampuli and Bacao are separated from the Municipality of Margosatubig, Province of Zamboanga, and constituted into a new and regular municipality to be known as the Municipality of Malangas 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 and shall have duly qualified.
Section 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved, June 16, 1951.