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[COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 656, (1941-06-21)](http://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l4060)
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[ COMMONWEALTH ACT NO. 656, June 21, 1941 ]

AN ACT AMENDING PARAGRAPH THREE OF SECTION SEVEN OF COMMONWEALTH ACT NUMBERED FIVE HUNDRED EIGHTY-SIX, KNOWN AS THE EDUCATIONAL ACT OF NINETEEN HUNDRED FORTY.

Be it enacted by the National Assembly of the Philippines:

SECTION 1. Paragraph three,section seven of Commonwealth Act Numbered Five hundred eighty-six, is ammended to read as follows:
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"Matriculation fees in an amount to be determined by the President, but not exceeding two pesos for each pupil enrolled in the intermediate grades, may be collected in municipalities and municipal districts, the proceeds thereof to constitute a special pupils' fund to be deposited with the municipal or provincial treasurer concerned and to be expended by the local school officials for the purchase of supplementary readers and other library books which had been previously approved by the Board on Text Books or by the Director of Education, and for financing athletic activities in the intermediate classes: Provided, That books which are a contribution to Philippine literature shall be preferred."
SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved, June 21, 1941.

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