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[Act No. 2054, (1911-02-03)](http://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l6669)
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[ Act No. 2054, February 03, 1911 ]

AN ACT PERMITTING MUNICIPALITIES TO CHANGE THE DATES OF THEIR LOCAL FIESTAS UNDER CERTAIN CONDITIONS.

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

SECTION 1. Municipalities of the Philippine Islands organized under Act Numbered Eighty-two, known as "The Municipal Code," are hereby authorized to change the dates of their local fiestas, as fixed under the provisions of section one of Act Numbered Nineteen hundred and nine.

SEC. 2. The change of date authorized in the next preceding section must be made on or before the thirty-first of December, nineteen hundred and eleven, and not later, in the manner and under the terms prescribed in section one of said Act Numbered Nineteen hundred and nine for selecting such dates. If the local fiesta shall have been held in any part of the year nineteen hundred and eleven before the change of date authorized under this Act, then the new date shall be effective beginning with the year nineteen hundred and twelve: Provided, That once the new date for the celebration of the local fiesta shall have been adopted, it shall not be changed except by an Act of the Legislature.

SEC. 3. In the event that for weighty reasons, such as typhoons, earthquakes, epidemics, or other public calamities, the fiesta can not be held on the date fixed in accordance with section two, then it may he changed to another date in the same year, which date the municipal council shall fix for that year only, with the approval of the provincial board.

Enacted, February 3, 1911.


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