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[Act No. 1019, (1903-12-03)](http://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l55c4)
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[ Act No. 1019, December 03, 1903 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION FIFTEEN OF ACT NUMBERED EIGHT HUNDRED AND SIXTY-SEVEN, AN ACT AMENDING THE ORGANIZATION OF COURTS, BY GIVING PERMISSION TO THE JUDGE OF THE COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE OF THE SIXTH JUDICIAL DISTRICT TO RESIDE IN THE CITY OF MANILA.

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

SECTION 1. Section fifteen of Act Numbered Eight hundred and sixty-seven, an Act amending the organization of courts, is hereby amended by adding the following to said section:
"The judge of the Court of First Instance of the Sixth Judicial District may reside in the city of Manila, and shall have the same power to act in the city of Manila, with respect to causes pending in the Courts of First Instance of Cavite, Laguna, and Bataan, that is given by section twelve of this Act to a judge of the Court of First Instance with respect to causes pending in a Court of First Instance within his district when he is within the district but without the province of said court."
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 take effect on its passage.

Enacted, December 3, 1903.

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