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[ Act No. 1784, October 12, 1907 ]

AN ACT APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF THREE HUNDRED AND FIFTY THOUSAND PESOS, FROM THE FUNDS REALIZED FROM THE SALE OF PUBLIC-IMPROVEMENT BONDS AUTHORIZED BY ACT NUMBERED FOURTEEN HUNDRED AND FORTY-FOUR, FOR CERTAIN PUBLIC WORKS AND PERMANENT IMPROVEMENTS OF THE INSULAR GOVERNMENT.

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

SECTION 1. The following sump, in Philippine currency, or so much thereof as may lie necessary, arc hereby appropriated, out of the funds realized from the sale of public-improvement bonds authorized by Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and forty-four, for certain public works and permanent improvements of the Insular Government:
BUREAU   OF   NAVIGATION.

For the construction of abutments for wharves at the harbor of Manila, as contemplated by a resolution of the Commission dated September twenty-third, nineteen hundred and seven, which is hereby confirmed; for the construction of sheds, tracks, cranes, and other freight-handling apparatus at the new port of Manila; and for continuing the improvement of the ports of Manila and Iioilo by contract or administrative execution of projects upon the recommendation of the Secretary of Commerce and Police and approval by the Governor-General: in all, three hundred and fifty thousand pesos.

The Director of Navigation is hereby authorized to begin the construction of the new river wall at Iioilo at such point on the bank of said river as may, in his discretion, be most suitable for said purpose, the provisions of Act Numbered Sixteen hundred and fifty to the contrary notwithstanding.
SEC. 2. All balances remaining unexpended when any public work or permanent improvement appropriated for by this Act is completed shall be returned at once to the Insular Treasury and shall not be available for withdrawal or disbursement thereafter, but shall be carried to the account of funds realized from the sale of public-improvement bonds.

SEC. 3. 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 its passage.

Enacted, October  12,  1907.

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