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[Act No. 1599, (1907-03-09)](http://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l4e7e)
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[ Act No. 1599, March 09, 1907 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND ACT NUMBERED FIFTEEN HUNDRED AND THIRTY-SEVEN BY PROVIDING- THAT NO RACES SHALL BE HELD ON THURSDAY OR FRIDAY OF WHAT IS COMMONLY CALLED "HOLY WEEK," BUT THAT IN LIEU THEREOF RACES MAY BE HELD ON THE TWO NEXT SUCCEEDING DAYS.

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

SECTION 1. Paragraph (b) of section one of Act Numbered Fifteen hundred and thirty-seven is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following:
"Provided further, That no races shall be held on Thursday or Friday of what is commonly called 'Holy Week; but in lien thereof races may be held on the two next succeeding days."
SEC. 2. The public good requiring the speedy enactment of this bill, the passage of the same is herein expedited in accordance with action 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, March 9, 1907.

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