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[ Act No. 1777, October 11, 1907 ]

AN ACT AUTHORIZING THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL TO CLOSE, BY EXECUTIVE ORDER, CERTAIN PORTS OF ENTRY, AND TO REOPEN THE SAME PORTS IN LIKE MANNER WHEN THE PUBLIC INTERESTS SO REQUIRE.

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

SECTION 1. Whenever in his judgment the public interests so require, the Governor-General may, by executive order, close as ports of entry any or all of the following ports of entry in the Philippine Islands: Bongao, Balabac, Sitanki, and Jurata; and the closing of any such port of entry shall operate to suspend the personnel provided therefor.

SEC, 2. In the event of the closing of any or all of the ports of entry mentioned in section one hereof, as provided, the Governor-General may, by executive order, whenever in his judgment the public interests so require, reopen such port or ports, and the said reopening shall operate to renew the authority for the employment of the personnel authorized by law for such port or ports.

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. 4. This Act shall take; effect on its passage.

Enacted, October 11, 1907.

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