R.A. No. 879, AN ACT REORGANIZING THE MUNICIPAL BOARD OF THE CITY OF SAN PABLO, BY AMENDING SECTION ELEVEN OF COMMONWEALTH ACT NUMBERED FIVE HUNDRED AND TWENTY, AS AMENDED
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 879
AN ACT REORGANIZING THE MUNICIPAL BOARD OF THE CITY OF SAN PABLO, BY AMENDING SECTION ELEVEN OF COMMONWEALTH ACT NUMBERED FIVE HUNDRED AND TWENTY, AS AMENDED
Section 1. Section eleven of Commonwealth Act Numbered Five hundred and twenty, as amended by Republic Act Numbered One hundred and sixty-three, is hereby further amended to read as follows:
“Section 11. Constitution and organization of the Municipal Board – Compensation of members thereof . – The Municipal Board shall be the legislative body of the city and shall be composed of the Mayor, who shall be its presiding officer, the city treasurer, the city engineer, the city health officer, and five councilors who shall be elected at large by popular vote during every election for provincial and municipal officials in conformity with the provisions of the Revised Election Code. In case of sickness, absence, suspension or other temporary disability of any member of the Board, or if necessary to maintain a quorum, the President of the Philippines may appoint a temporary substitute who shall possess all the rights and perform all the duties of a member of the Board until the return to duty of the regular incumbent.
“If any member of the Municipal Board should be candidate for office in any election, he shall be incompetent to act with the Board in the discharge of the duties conferred upon it relative to election matters, and in such case the other members of the Board shall discharge said duties without his assistance, or they may choose some disinterested elector of the city to act with the Board in such matters in his stead.
“The Members of the Municipal Board of the City of San Pablo, who are officers or employees of the Government receiving a fixed compensation or salary from public funds, shall each receive a compensation of two thousand pesos per annum.”
Section 2. Pending the next election for provincial and municipal officers, the present two appointive Members of the Municipal Board of the City of San Pablo shall continue to occupy the two new elective positions in the said Board.
Section 3. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
Approved, June 19, 1953.