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[Act No. 2299, (1913-11-25)](http://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l86a4)
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[ Act No. 2299, November 25, 1913 ]

AN ACT AMENDING ACT NUMBERED SEVEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-SEVEN, AS AMENDED, BY PROVIDING FOR THE SALARY OF THE FIRST CIVILIAN PROVINCIAL GOVERNOR OF THE MORO PROVINCE.

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

SECTION 1. Section eleven of Act Numbered Seven hundred  and  eighty-seven, as amended, is hereby further amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 11. The provincial governor shall receive an annual salary of twelve thousand pesos, and each of the provincial officers shall receive an annual salary of not exceeding eight thousand pesos to be fixed by the Governor-General in the appointment and to be approved with the appointment by governors the Commission. The governors of the districts hereinafter authorized shall receive not exceeding seven thousand pesos annual salary to be fixed in the case of each district by the legislative council; and the district secretaries and the district treasurers hereinafter authorized shall each receive an annual salary of not exceeding five thousand pesos to be fixed for each district by the legislative council.

"In case of the Army are detailed to perform the duties of provincial or district officials of the Moro Province they may be paid an allowance, in the discretion of the legislative council, as follows: Officers above the grade of colonel, not exceeding twenty per centum, and officers of the grade of colonel and below said grade not exceeding fifty per centum, of their current proper yearly pay as' officers of the Army, and they shall also receive the actual and necessary expenses incurred while absent from their stations in the performance of their necessary civil duties.

"The  first  civilian  provincial  governor  shall  have  an annual salary of not to exceed eighteen thousand pesos, to be fixed by the Governor-General and approved by the Commission, together with a residence to be provided by the province.

"The salaries of all officers and employees of the province and districts shall be payable out of the revenues of employees the province.  The salaries of the officers and employees of such municipalities as may be organized within the province shall be payable out of the treasury of the respective municipalities."
SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, November 25, 1913.

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