Republic Act No. 10359

Link to law: http://www.gov.ph/2013/01/09/republic-act-no-10359/
Published: 2013-01-28

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H. No. 3496

Republic of the Philippines

Congress of the Philippines

Metro Manila

Fifteenth Congress

Third Regular Session

Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand twelve.

[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10359]

AN ACT DECLARING MARCH 26 OF EVERY YEAR AS A SPECIAL WORKING PUBLIC HOLIDAY IN THE PROVINCE OF CEBU TO COMMEMORATE THE HISTORIC LIBERATION OF CEBU FROM THE JAPANESE OCCUPATION DURING WORLD WAR II

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

SECTION 1. March 26 of every year is hereby declared as a special working public holiday not only in the City of Talisay, by virtue of Republic Act No. 7280, but also in the entire Province of Cebu to commemorate the historic liberation of Cebu from the Japanese occupation during World War II.

SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in at least one (1) national newspaper of general circulation.

Approved,

(Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate

(Sgd.) FELICIANO BELMONTE JR.
Speaker of the House

of Representatives

This Act which originated in the House of Representatives was finally passed by the House of Representatives and the Senate on November 13, 2012 and October 15, 2012, respectively.

(Sgd.) EMMA LIRIO-REYES
Secretary of the Senate

(Sgd.) MARILYN B. BARUA-YAP
Secretary General

House of Representatives

Approved: JAN 09 2013

(Sgd.) BENIGNO S. AQUINO III
President of the Philippines