Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-eight day of July, two thousand three.
[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9364]
AN ACT AMENDING SEC.S 10 AND 53 OF REPUBLIC ACT NO. 8223, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS THE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF MARIKINA
Be it enacted by the Senate and the House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SEC. 1. Section 10 of Republic Act No. 8223, otherwise known as the Charter of the City of Marikina is hereby amended to read as follows:
“SEC. 10. The Sangguniang Panlungsod. — (a) The sangguniang panlungsod, the legislative body of the City, shall be composed of the city vice-mayor as presiding officer, the eight (8) regular sanggunian members in each district, who shall be elected in the district where they reside, the president of the city chapter of the liga ng mga barangay, the president of the panlungsod na pederasyon ng mga sangguniang kabataan, and the sectoral representatives, as members.
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SEC. 2. Section 53 of Republic Act No. 8223, otherwise known as the Charter of the City of Marikina is hereby amended to read as follows:
“SEC. 53. Legislative Districts. — Being highly-urbanized, the City of Marikina shall have two legislative districts to commence at the next national elections to be held after the effectivity of this Act. Henceforth, barangays Sto. Niño, Malanday, Sta. Elena, San Roque, Calumpang, Tañong, Barangka, Industrial Valley Complex and Jesus de Peña shall compose the First District while barangays Nangka, Parang, Concepcion Uno, Concepcion Dos and Marikina Heights shall compose the Second District.”
SEC. 3. All laws, executives orders, rules and regulations inconsistent with the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed, amended or modified accordingly.
SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two new newspapers of general circulation.
(Sgd.) MANNY VILLAR
(Sgd.) JOSE DE VENECIA, JR.
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on June 6, 2005 and November 13, 2006, respectively.
(Sgd.) OSCAR G. YABES
(Sgd.) ROBERTO P. NAZARENO
Approved: DEC 15 2006
(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines