The Republic Act No. 7160 also known as the Local Government Code of 1991 gives
the local governments powers to ensure the preservation and enhancement of culture,
promotion of health and safety, right of people to balance ecology, development of
technological capabilities, improvement of public morals, economic prosperity and social
justice, full employment of residence, peace and order, and convenience of its people.
The Municipality of Sison, Surigao del Norte endeavors to be self-reliant and continuous
exercising the powers and discharging the duties and functions currently vested upon it.