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[ Act No. 1918, May 19, 1909 ]

AN ACT AMENDING ACT NUMBERED SEVENTY-FOUR, BY MAKING WOMEN ELIGIBLE AS MEMBERS OF THE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARD AND PROVIDING THAT TWO POSITIONS AT LEAST SHALL BE HELD BY WOMEN.

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

SECTION 1. Section ten of Act Numbered Seventy-four of the Philippine Commission is hereby amended to read as follows:
"SEC. 10. There shall be established in each municipality organized under existing Jaw or under any law which may be hereafter enacted, a local school board, consisting of  four or six members, as the division superintendent may determine, in .addition to the president or alcalde of the municipality, who shall be a member ex officio.   One-half of the members, except the member ex officio, shall be elected by the municipal council, and the remaining half shall be appointed by the  division superintendent, and the term of office of all members, holding by appointment or election, shall be two years and until their successors shall have been duly elected or appointed.   One of the elective and one  of the appointive members shall  be women, so that two of the members of the local school board shall be women, and it shall be discretionary with the division superintendent of schools to increase the appointments, and with the municipal council to increase the elections, of women, provided that the total number of members shall not exceed four or six, as hereinbefore provided."
SEC. 2. This Act shall fake effect on its passage,

Enacted, May 19, 1909.

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