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[ Act No. 398, May 09, 1902 ]

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION FIVE OF ACT NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED AND THIRTY-NINE EXTENDING THE PROVISIONS OF THE PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT ACT TO THE PROVINCE OF NUEVA ECIJA.

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

SECTION 1. Section five of Act Numbered One hundred and thirty-nine, entitled "An Act extending the provisions of the Provincial Government Act to the Province of Nueva Ecija," is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 5. The capital of the province shall be, as formerly, at the town of San Isidro: Provided, however, That if at the semiannual meeting of the presidents to be held on the third Monday of May, nineteen hundred and two, under the preceding section, a majority of all the presidents of the province shall vote to change the capital from San Isidro to some other town in the province, such town, after a certain date to be decided upon by the provincial board, which date shall not be later than the first of January, nineteen hundred and three, shall then become the capital."
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, May 9, 1902.

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