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[Act No. 1774, (1907-10-11)](http://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l3c7f)
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[ Act No. 1774, October 11, 1907 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND ACT NUMBERED EIGHT HUNDRED AND FIFTY-FOUR, AS AMENDED, BY AUTHORIZING THE EXTENSION OF THE PERIOD WITHIN WHICH RETURNING GOVERNMENT STUDENTS SHALL TAKE A CIVIL-SERVICE EXAMINATION.

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

SECTION 1. Section three of Act Numbered Eight hundred and fifty-four, entitled "An Act providing for the education of Filipino students in the United States and appropriating for such purpose the sum of seventy-two thousand dollars, in money of the United States," is hereby amended so as to read as follows:
"Sec. 3. After his selection and before his appointment each student shall be subjected to a thorough physical examination by a physician designated by the Governor-General, and the appointment of such student shall be dependent on the favorable report of the physician so designated. Each student receiving an appointment shall be required to take the oath of allegiance to the Government of the United States, and to sign an agreement, approved by his parents or guardian if he is under twenty-one years of age, to the effect that lie will attend the educational institution designated by the Governor-General for the period of four years, or for such time as may be prescribed in his appointment, unless sooner released; that he will conform to all regulations, rules, and laws of said institution and such other regulations as may be prescribed by the Department of  Public Instruction; that he will diligently, studiouslv. and faithfully pursue the established course of studies or such special course of studies as may be indicated by the Governor-General ; and that upon the termination of his studies in the United States, in conformity with this Act and the terms of his appointment and agreement, he will return to the Philippine Islands, and within two months after his return will take a civil-service examination, competitive or noncompetitive, in the discretion of the Bureau of Civil Service, to qualify in such grade or for such office or position under civil-service rules as he may elect, and that, if certified for appointment by the Bureau of Civil Service and appointed from such certification to any office or post in the civil service at any time within one year after his return, he will accept such appointment and faithfully perform the duties of the office or post to which he is appointed, for the salary fixed by competent authority and for a period of time espial to that spent by him in the United States at the expense of the Government, unless sooner separated from the service by competent authority: Provided, That should the interests of time of the service so warrant, the Director of Civil Service may, with the approval of the Secretary of Public Instruction, in lieu of giving special  examination,   extend  the  period  within which  returning Government students shall take a civil-service examination until the dates fixed for the next regular examination."
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 its passage.

Enacted, October 11, 1907.

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