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[ Acts No. 1853, June 13, 1908 ]

AN ACT PROVIDING THAT THE PROVINCES OF BENGUET, LEPANTO-BONTOC, NUEVA VIZCAYA, AND AGUSAN SHALL HAVE THEIR PRO RATA SHARE OF THE SPECIAL FUND OF TEN PER CENTUM OF INTERNAL-REVENUE COLLECTIONS CREATED BY ACT NUMBERED SIXTEEN HUNDRED AND NINETY-FIVE AND PAYABLE TO THE ROAD AND BRIDGE FUND OF CERTAIN PROVINCES.

Whereas, under the provisions of Act .Numbered Sixteen hundred and ninety-five, the Provinces of Benguet, Lepanlo-Bontoc, Nueva Vizcaya, and Agusan are debarred from participation in the special fund of ten per centum of internal-revenue collections created by said Act, to be paid into the road and bridge fund of certain provinces; and,

Whereas said provinces are in equity entitled to participation in said fund for the reason that, although their provincial boards are not allowed to impose a double cedula tax, there is imposed upon the people of these provinces, by provisions of existing law,  a public improvement tax of two pesos per year: Now, therefore,

By authority of the Untied States, be it enacted by the Philippine Commission, that:

SECTION  1. The  Provinces of Benguet, Lepanto-Bontoc, Nueva Vizcaya  shall be entitled on the basis of their population to their  population to their pro rata share of the special fund of ten per centum of internal-revenue collections created by Act numbered Sixteen hundred and ninety-five for payment into the road and bridge fund of certain provinces.

SEC. 2. The public good requiring the speedy enactment of this bill, the passage of the same is hereby expedited in accordance with section two of "An Act prescribing the order of procedure by the Commission in the enactment of laws," passed September twenty-sixth, nineteen hundred.

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect on July one, nineteen hundred and eight.

Enacted, June 13, 1908.

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