REPUBLIC ACT NO. 993
AN ACT RECREATING THE MUNICIPALITIES OF LEGASPI AND DARAGA IN THE PROVINCE OF ALBAY
Section 1. The Municipality of Legaspi and the Municipality of Daraga, as constituted before the creation of the City of Legaspi, are hereby recreated as municipalities in the Province of Albay.
Section 2. The funds and obligations and property of all kinds of the City of Legaspi shall be divided equitably between the municipality of Legaspi and the municipality of Daraga, recreated under the provisions of this Act, by the President of the Philippines upon recommendation of the Auditor General.
Section 3. Officials and employees of the City of Legaspi who may be separated from the service as a consequence of the provisions of this Act, shall receive a gratuity in an amount equivalent to one month's salary for every year of service in the government of the said city, the same to be paid by the National Government.
Section 4. The first mayor, vice-mayor, and the councilors of the municipality of Legaspi and the municipality of Daraga recreated herein shall be appointed by the President of the Philippines and shall hold office until their successors shall have been elected and shall have qualified.
Section 5. The sum of ten thousand pesos or so much thereof as may be necessary is hereby authorized to be appropriated, out of any funds in the National Government not otherwise appropriated, to pay for the gratuity herein authorized to be paid.
Section 6. Republic Act Numbered Three hundred six is repealed.
Section 7. This Act shall effect upon its approval.
Approved, June 8, 1954.