Proclamation No. 1828, s. 1979

MALACANANG
Manila

BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE PHILIPPINES

PROCLAMATION NO. 1828

SETTING THE DATE FOR THE HOLDING OF A PLEBISCITE TO DECIDE THE CONVERSION OF THE SUB-PROVINCE OF AURORA INTO AN INDEPENDENT AND SEPARATE PROVINCE.

WHEREAS, Batas Pambansa Blg. 7, approved November 21, 1978, provides that a plebiscite shall be held to decide whether the Sub-province of Aurora in the Province of Quezon shall become a separate and independent province, which shall be conducted not later than six months from the effectivity of said Act;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, FERDINAND E. MARCOS, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law and pursuant to Batas Pambansa Blg. 7, do hereby set May 20, 1979, as the date for the holding of the plebiscite to determine whether the Sub-province of Aurora shall become a separate and independent province.

The Commission on Elections shall supervise the conduct of the aforesaid plebiscite and shall promulgate the rules and regulations necessary to implement this proclamation.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed.

Done in the City of Manila, this 6th day of March, in the year of Our Lord, nineteen hundred and seventy-nine.

(SGD.) FERDINAND E. MARCOS
President of the Philippines

By the President:

(SGD.) JACOBO C. CLAVE
Presidential Executive Assistant

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