BATAS PAMBANSA Blg. 146

An Act Creating the Municipality of Godod, Province of Zamboanga Del Norte

Section 1. The name of the municipality. There shall be created the Municipality of Godod, Province of Zamboanga del Norte, out of the Southern barangays, namely; Godod, Sianan, Rambon, Baluno, Sarawagan, Guisapong, Dipopor, Limbonga, Bunawan, Miampic, San Pedro and Raba. The set of the municipal government shall be in Barangay Godod.

Section 2. The technical description of the municipal territory. The technical description of the territorial jurisdiction of the Municipality of Godod shall be: "Beginning from the confluence of Polandoc and Lumogom Rivers; thence due west until it reaches Mucas River; thence following Mucas River upstream until it reaches the confluence of Mucas and Miampic Rivers; thence following Miampic River upstream until it intersects longitude one hundred twenty-three degrees and forty-six minutes (123 46′); thence southeast in straight line until it reaches the intersection of longitude one hundred twenty three degrees and forty seven minutes (123 47′) and the provincial boundary between Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga del Sur; thence following the provincial boundary eastward until it reaches Polandoc River; thence following Polandoc River downstream until it reaches the confluence of Polandoc and Lumogom Rivers, the point of beginning."

Section 3. The Municipal government officials, their qualifications and salaries. The municipal government officials, their qualifications and salaries, emoluments or compensations shall be those provided for and fixed by existing law.1wphi1

Section 4. The first mayor, vice-mayor, and members of the sangguniang bayan of the Municipality of Godod shall be appointed by the President, and shall hold office until their successors shall have been duly elected and assumed office.

Section 5. The Municipality of Godod shall begin to exist only upon approval by a majority of the votes casts in the plebiscite to be conducted by the Commission on Elections in the unit or units affected.

Section 6. Effectivity. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved: February 8, 1982


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