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109 OG No. 9, 1105 (March 4, 2013)

[ PROCLAMATION NO. 532, January 09, 2013 ]

DECLARING THE YEAR 2013 AS THE CENTENNIAL YEAR OF THE RECONSTITUTION OF THE MUNICIPALITY OF BURGOS, ILOCOS NORTE



WHEREAS, the year 2013 marks the 100 th anniversary of the reconstitution of the Municipality of Burgos, Province of Ilocos Norte as an independent municipality;

WHEREAS, on 15 October 1903, the Philippine Commission promulgated Act No. 946 which merged the town of Nagpartian with Bangui, the latter being the mother town;

WHEREAS, Executive Order No. 87 (s. 1912) was issued separating Nagpartian from the Municipality of Bangui;

WHEREAS, the separation took effect on 01 January 1913, making Nagpartian an independent municipality; and

WHEREAS, on 28 February 1914, to honor the martyred priest Jose Burgos, the name Nagpartian was changed to Burgos pursuant to Act No. 2390.

NOW, THEREFORE, I, BENIGNO S. AQUINO, III, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the year 2013 as the “Centennial Year of the Reconstitution of the Municipality of Burgos.”

All concerned departments, agencies and instrumentalities of the national government, state universities and colleges (SUCs), government-owned or controlled corporations (GOCCs) and local government units (LGUs) are hereby enjoined to support and extend the necessary assistance in the observance of the “Centennial Year of the Reconstitution of the Municipality of Burgos.”

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 9th day of January, in the year of Our Lord, Two Thousand and Thirteen.

 

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

By Authority of the President:

(SGD.) PAQUITO N. OCHOA, JR.
Executive Secretary

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