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d. 1. A: Highly Urbanized City – P 50M City – P 20M (100M RA. 9009 amending Sec 450 of LGC) Municipality – P 2.5M Barangay – 2K But 5K in: i. Metro Manila ii. Highly urbanized cities Municipality – 25K City – 150K Province – 250K 4. Land requirement – must be contiguous, unless it comprises two or more islands or is separated by a local government unit; properly identified by metes and bounds; and sufficient to provide for such basic services and facilities. Area requirements are: a. Municipality – 50 sq. km (Sec.442 R.A. 7160) b. City – 100 sq. km (Sec.450 R.A. 7160) c. Province – 2,000 sq.km (Sec.461 R.A. 7160) Q: Are the Internal Revenue Allotments (IRAs) considered income and, therefore, to be included in the computation of the average annual income of a municipality for purposes of its conversion into an independent component city? A: Yes. The IRAs are items of income because they form part of the gross accretion of the funds of the LGU. The IRAs regularly and automatically accrue to the local treasury without need of any further action on the part of the local government unit. They thus constitute income which the local government can invariably rely upon as the source of much needed funds. (Alvarez v. Guingona, G.R. No. 118303, Jan. 31, 1996) Q: When does corporate existence begin? Province – P 20M POLITICAL LAW TEAM: ADVISER: ATTY. EDWIN REY SANDOVAL; SUBJECT HEAD: RACHEL MARIE L. FELICES; ASST. SUBJECT HEADS: WIVINO E. BRACERO II & HERAZEUS CHRISTINE Y. UY; MEMBERS: LAWRENCE PAULO H. AQUINO, LEANDRO RODEL V. ATIENZA, MARINETH EASTER AN D. AYOS, CARLO R. BALA, WILFREDO T. BONILLA, JR., KEEL ACHERNAR R. DINOY, APRIL V. ENRILE, KENNETH JAMES CARLO C. HIZON, JOSE MARIA G. MENDOZA, ROGER CHRISTOPHER R. REYES, ROMILINDA C. SIBAL, JASMIN M. SISON, ZARAH PATRICIA T. SUAREZ, RALPH JULIOUS L. VILLAMOR. LOCAL GOVERNMENTS A: Upon the election and qualification of its chief executive and a majority of the members of its sanggunian, unless some other time is fixed therefor by law or ordinance creating it. (Sec. 14, R.A. 7160) Q: What is the rule relative to the merger and divi...
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