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[ Acts No. 4112, December 07, 1933 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION FOUR HUNDRED AND THIRTY-ONE OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, AS AMENDED, BY GRANTING THE RIGHT OF SUFFRAGE TO THE WOMEN AND MAKING THEM ELIGIBLE TO ALL PUBLIC OFFICES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Legislature assembled and by the authority of the same:

SECTION 1. Section four hundred and thirty-one of Act Numbered Twenty-seven hundred and eleven, known as the Administrative Code, as amended, is hereby further amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 431. Qualifications prescribed for voters.—Every male or female person who is not a citizen or subject of a foreign power, twenty-one years of age or over, who shall have been a resident of the Philippines for one year and of the municipality in which he shall offer to vote for six months next preceding the day of voting is entitled to vote in all elections if comprised within either of the following three classes:

"(a) Those who, under the laws in force in the Philippine Islands upon the twenty-eighth day of August, nineteen hundred and sixteen, were legal voters and had exercised the right of suffrage.

"(b) Male persons who own real property to the value of five hundred pesos, declared in their name for taxation purposes for a period of not less than one year prior to the date of the election, or who annually pay thirty pesos or more of the established taxes.

"(c) Those who are able to read and write either Spanish, or English, or a native language."
SEC. 2. For the purposes of the registration of women in the list of voters and voting by women, the Secretary of the Interior and Labor shall by regulation provide for the manner in which they shall establish their identity.

SEC. 3. This Act shall take effect on January first, nineteen hundred and thirty-five.

Approved, December 7, 1933.

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