THE LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE OF THE PHILIPPINES
BOOK III - LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS
TITLE TWO. - THE MUNICIPALITY
CHAPTER 3 - OFFICIALS AND OFFICES COMMON TO ALL MUNICIPALITIES
Article Three. - The Sangguniang Bayan
SECTION 446. Composition. - (a) The Sangguniang Bayan, the legislative body of the municipality, shall be composed of the municipal vice-mayor as the presiding officer, the regular sanggunian members, the president of the municipal chapter of the liga ng mga Barangay, the president of the pambayang pederasyon ng mga Sangguniang Kabataan, and the sectoral representatives, as members.
(b) In addition thereto, there shall be three (3) sectoral representatives: one (1) from the women; and, as shall be determined by the sanggunian concerned within ninety (90) days prior to the holding of local elections, one (1) from the agricultural or industrial workers; and one (1) from the other sectors, including the urban poor, indigenous cultural communities, or disabled persons.
(c) The regular members of the Sangguniang Bayan and the sectoral representatives shall be elected in the manner as may be provided for by law.
SECTION 447. - Powers, Duties, Functions and Compensation. - (a) The Sangguniang Bayan, as the legislative body of the municipality, shall enact ordinances, approve resolutions and appropriate funds for the general welfare of the municipality and its inhabitants pursuant to section 16 of this Code and in the proper exercise of the corporate powers of the municipality as provided for under section 22 of this Code...