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[ Act No. 1765, October 11, 1907 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND ACT NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-THREE, ENTITLED ''AN ACT TO INCORPORATE THE CITY OF MANILA," AS AMENDED, BY PROVIDING THAT APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT OF SAID CITY SHALL BE MADE BY THE MUNICIPAL BOARD, SUBJECT TO THE APPROVAL OF THE GOVERNOR-GENERAL, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

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

SECTION 1. Section fifteen of Act Numbered One hundred and eighty-three, entitled "An Act to incorporate the city of Manila," is hereby hereby amended lo read as follows:
"SEC. 15. Subject to approval by the Governor-General, the Municipal Board of the city of Manila shall make all appropriations Board, for the expenses of the government of said city.    In consideration cit of the exemption from taxation of the extensive real-estate holdings insular funds of the Insular Government within the limits of the city of Manila, of the deprivation of the city of Manila of revenues which under its Chattel it would  have derived from wharves along certain portions of the Pasig River ceded to the Insular Government, of the expense of extensive improvements which the government of said city is required to make by reason of the location therein of the capital of the Islands, of the use by the Insular Government of the building known as the 'Ayuntamiento,' of the free service furnished by the police department of said city at certain buildings occupied by the Insular Government, including Malacanan Palace, and of the service by the sheriff of the city of Manila as an officer of the Supreme Court, there is hereby created a permanent continuing appropriation, from any funds in the Insular Treasury not otherwise appropriated, equal to thirty per centum  of the expenses of the government of the city of Manila exclusive of those amounts which appear as expenses by reason  of interdepartmental charges and charges against the Insular Government for land transportation and other analogous services and  supplies: Provided, That the total contribution from Insular funds to the government of the city of Manila under this appropriation shall not in any one year exceed the amount of the proceeds of the real-estate tax collected by the said city during the next preceding year: And provided further, That the total amount of such contribution shall not in any one year exceed the sum of one million two hundred and fifty thousand Duty of insular pesos. The Insular Auditor is hereby directed to ascertain from, time to time the amount herein appropriated and to transfer to the city of Manila, out of any funds in the Insular Treasury not otherwise appropriated, the amount so ascertained."
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 fake effect on July first, nineteen hundred and eight.

Enacted, October  11, 1907.

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