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[ Act No. 493, October 27, 1902 ]

AN ACT MAKING THE PROVISIONS OF ACT NUMBERED FOUR HUNDRED AND FORTY-NINE RETROACTIVE SO AS TO APPLY TO CONTRACTS FOR FEEDING PRISONERS IN PROVINCIAL JAILS, ENTERED INTO PRIOR TO THE PASSAGE OF ACT NUMBERED FOUR HUNDRED AND FORTY-NINE.

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

SECTION 1. The provisions of Act Numbered Four hundred and forty-nine, authorizing provincial boards, when necessary, to make contracts for feeding prisoners confined in the provincial jail, at a rate exceeding twenty cents, local currency, per diem, for each prisoner, are hereby made retroactive so as to apply to all contracts filtered into by the provincial authorities prior to the passage of Act Numbered Four hundred and forty-nine.

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, October 27, 1902.

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