H. No. 2522
Republic of the Philippines
Congress of the Philippines
Third Regular Session
Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand twelve.
[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10626]
AN ACT UPGRADING THE COTABATO SUBDISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE INTO A REGULAR DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE TO BE KNOWN AS THE COTABATO CITY DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
SECTION 1. The Cotabato Subdistrict Engineering Office is hereby upgraded into a regular district engineering office to be known as the Cotabato City District Engineering Office.
SEC. 2. The said district engineering office shall comprise all the barangays in Cotabato City and shall assume jurisdiction over all infrastructure and public works in Cotabato City.
SEC. 3. The Secretary of Public Works and Highways shall immediately include in the Department’s program the operationalization of the Cotabato City District Engineering Office, the initial funding of which shall be charged against the current year’s appropriations of the Cotabato Subdistrict Engineering Office. Thereafter, the amount necessary for the continued operation of the said district engineering office shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.
SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least two (2) newspapers of general circulation.
(Sgd.) JINGGOY EJERCITO ESTRADA
Acting Senate President
(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
Speaker of the House
This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on May 21, 2012 and June 6, 2013, respectively.
(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate
(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
House of Representatives
Approved: SEP 12 2013
(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
President of the Philippines