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[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 4358, June 19, 1965 ]

AN ACT TO INCREASE THE MAXIMUM LIMIT OF SALARIES OF MUNICIPAL OFFICERS, AMENDING FOR THE PURPOSE REPUBLIC ACT NUMBERED THIRTY-NINE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-TWO.



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

SECTION 1. Section twenty-one hundred and eighty-four of the Revised Administrative Code, as amended by Republic Acts Numbered Twenty-three hundred and sixty-eight and Thirty-nine hundred and eighty-two, is hereby further amended to read as follows:
"Sec. 2184. Salaries of municipal officers. (A) Except as otherwise specially provided herein, the annual salaries of municipal officers in first class, second class, and third class municipalities shall not exceed the amounts herein-below fixed: ,

"In municipalities of the first class that have obtained during the next preceding two fiscal years an average total annual revenue of two million five hundred thousand pesos or more (First Class—1) : For the mayor, ten thousand eight hundred pesos; for the municipal treasurer, ten thousand two hundred pesos; for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, five thousand four hundred pesos; and for the chief of municipal fire department, four thousand and eighty pesos;

"In municipalities of the first class that have obtained during the next preceding two fiscal years an average total annual revenue of one million five hundred thousand pesos or more but less than two million five hundred thousand pesos (First Class—2) : For the mayor, ten thousand two hundred pesos; for the municipal treasurer, nine thousand six hundred pesos; for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, five thousand one hundred pesos; and for the chief of municipal fire department, three thousand eight hundred and forty pesos;

"In municipalities of the first class that have obtained during the next preceding two fiscal years an average total annual revenue of one million pesos or more but less than one million five hundred thousand pesos (First Class—3) : For the mayor, nine thousand six hundred pesos; for the municipal treasurer, nine thousand pesos; for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, four thousand eight hundred pesos; and for the chief of municipal fire department, three thousand six hundred pesos;

"In municipalities of the first class that have obtained during the next preceding two fiscal years an average total annual revenue of seven hundred thousand pesos or more but less than one million pesos (First Class—4) : For the mayor, nine thousand pesos; for the municipal treasurer, eight thousand four hundred pesos; for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, four thousand five hundred pesos; and for the chief of municipal fire department, three thousand three hundred and sixty pesos;

"In municipalities of the first class that have obtained during the next preceding two fiscal years an average total annual revenue of five hundred thousand pesos or more but less than seven hundred thousand pesos (First Class—5) : For the mayor, eight thousand four hundred pesos; for the municipal treasurer, seven thousand eight hundred pesos; for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, four thousand two hundred pesos; and for the chief of municipal fire department, three thousand one hundred and twenty pesos;

"In other municipalities of the first class with an average total annual revenue of three hundred thousand pesos or more but less than five hundred thousand pesos (First class—6) : For the mayor, seven thousand eight hundred pesos; for the municipal treasurer, seven thousand two hundred pesos; for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, three thousand nine hundred pesos; and for the chief of municipal fire department, two thousand nine hundred and forty pesos;

"In municipalities of the second class: For the mayor, seven thousand two hundred pesos; for the municipal treasurer, six thousand six hundred pesos; for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, three thousand six hundred pesos; and for the chief of municipal fire department, two thousand seven hundred and sixty pesos; and

"In municipalities of the third class: For the mayor, six thousand six hundred pesos; for the municipal treasurer, six thousand pesos; for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, three thousand three hundred pesos; and for the chief of municipal fire department, two thousand six hundred and forty pesos.

"(B) Subject to the provisions of the last paragraph hereof, the annual salaries of municipal officers in municipalities below third class shall not exceed the amounts herein-below fixed:

"In municipalities of the fourth class: For the mayor, six thousand pesos; for the municipal treasurer, five thousand four hundred pesos; for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, three thousand pesos; and for the chief of municipal fire department, two thousand four hundred pesos;

"In municipalities of the fifth class: For the mayor, five thousand four hundred pesos; for the municipal treasurer, four thousand five hundred and sixty pesos; for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, two thousand seven hundred pesos; and for the chief of municipal fire department, two thousand one hundred and sixty pesos;

"In municipalities of the sixth class: For the mayor, four thousand eight hundred pesos; for the municipal treasurer, four thousand and eighty pesos; and for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, two thousand two hundred and eighty pesos;

"In municipalities of the seventh class: For the mayor, three thousand six hundred pesos; for the municipal treasurer, three thousand three hundred and sixty pesos; and for the municipal secretary and the chief of police, one thousand nine hundred and twenty pesos.

"Two thirds of the salary of the municipal treasurer shall be paid out of municipal funds, in his capacity as such, and one-third thereof out of provincial funds, in his capacity as deputy of the provincial treasurer: Provided, That the provincial board concerned may, in its discretion, authorize as salary of the municipal treasurer in his capacity as deputy of the provincial treasurer an amount more than the maximum portion fixed herein as payable from provincial funds, provided the corresponding maximum salary rate hereinabove fixed is not exceeded.

"Any provision of existing law to the contrary notwithstanding, a municipal treasurer who is appointed to the position of deputy assessor may be allowed additional compensation for his services in such capacity which shall not exceed twenty per centum of his total emolument as deputy provincial and municipal treasurer as hereinabove fixed: Provided, That two-thirds of such additional compensation shall be payable from provincial funds, and one-third thereof from municipal funds.

"With the approval of the Provincial Board, the annual salaries of municipal officers of a municipality which is the capital of a province or a sub-province may be fixed at rates higher than those authorized for the class to which the municipality belongs: Provided, That the salaries so fixed shall not exceed the maximum rates authorized for the corresponding officers in the next higher scale of salaries herein established: Provided, further, That in case no higher scale is provided herein, said salaries of officers and of provincial and sub-provincial capitals may, with the approval of the Provincial Board, be increased by not more than three hundred and sixty pesos per annum."
SEC. 2. For purposes of the schedule of salaries prescribed for municipal officers of first class municipalities, the Secretary of Finance shall, as of July first, nineteen hundred and sixty-five, and after each period of two consecutive fiscal years thereafter, sub-classify all first class municipalities as classified as such under the provisions of Section twenty-one hundred and seventy-one of the Revised Administrative Code, as amended by Republic Acts Numbered Twenty-three hundred and sixty-eight and Thirty-nine hundred and eighty-two, on the basis of their average annual income during the last two fiscal years immediately preceding the sub-classification.

SEC. 3. All Acts or parts thereof inconsistent with any of the provisions of this Act are hereby repealed or modified accordingly.

SEC. 4. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved, June 19, 1965.

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