Republic Act No. 9696

Link to law: http://www.gov.ph/2009/08/04/republic-act-no-9696/
Published: 2009-08-04

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Republic of the Philippines

Congress of the Philippines

Metro Manila

Fourteenth Congress

Second Regular Session

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

[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 9696]

AN ACT ESTABLISHING THE DISTRICT ENGINEERING OFFICE FOR THE CITIES OF MALABON AND NAVOTAS IN METRO MANILA AND APPROPRIATING FUNDS THEREFOR

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

SECTION 1. There shall be established, under the supervision of the Department of Public Works and Highways, a district engineering office for the cities of Malabon and Navotas in Metro Manila to be known as the Malabon-Navotas District Engineering Office.

SEC. 2. The property and personnel allocated for the existing DPWH Sub-District Engineering Office in the Congressional District of Malabon City-Navotas pursuant to Department Order No. 169, series of 2001, shall be assumed by the district engineering office created under this Act, while the amount allocated for the former office shall continue to be utilized until the end of the fiscal year in which this Act is enacted. Thereafter, the amount necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act shall be included in the annual General Appropriations Act.

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect fifteen (15) days after its publication in a newspaper of general circulation.

Approved,

(Sgd.) JUAN PONCE ENRILE
President of the Senate

(Sgd.) PROSPERO C. NOGRALES
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 October 7, 2008 and May 26, 2009, respectively.

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

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

House of Representatives

Approved: AUG 04 2009

(Sgd.) GLORIA MACAPAGAL-ARROYO
President of the Philippines

Source: CDAsia