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[Act No. 1771, (1907-10-11)](http://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l3c9c)
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[ Act No. 1771, October 11, 1907 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION FIVE OF ACT NUMBERED FOURTEEN HUNDRED AND FIFTY-EIGHT, REQUIRING RECEIPTS FROM MUNICIPAL CEMETERIES TO BE DEPOSITED IN THE MUNICIPAL TREASURY AS A SPECIAL FUND TO BE SPENT UPON THE CEMETERY, BY PROVIDING THAT ANY SURPLUS IN SAID FUND MAY BE EXPENDED FOR GENERAL MUNICIPAL PURPOSES.

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

SECTION 1. Section live of Act Numbered Fourteen hundred and fifty-eight is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 5. The proceeds realized from the sale of cemetery lots in a municipal burial ground or cemetery shall be deposited in the municipal treasury and kept separate from other funds and may be disbursed by order of the municipal council, upon properly prepared and signed vouchers, for the purpose of keeping in order, improving, and embellishing said burial ground or cemetery: Provided, That with the approval of the Director of Health or his authorized agent any sums remaining in said fund on January first of each year in excess of the amounts expended or obligations incurred to keep in order, improve, or embellish such burial ground or cemetery may be transferred to the municipal general fund to be expended for general municipal purposes."
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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