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[REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1399, (1955-09-09)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l376d)
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[ REPUBLIC ACT NO. 1399, September 09, 1955 ]

AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION TWO HUNDRED SEVENTY-ONE OF THE REVISED ADMINISTRATIVE CODE, AS AMENDED, RELATIVE TO VACATION LEAVE OF JUDGES OF FIRST INSTANCE.



Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Philippines in Congress assembled:

SECTION 1. Section two hundred seventy-one of Act Numbered Twenty-seven hundred and eleven, as amended by Commonewealth Act Numbered Two hundred and twenty, is further amended to read as follows:
“SEC. 271. Leave of absence of Judges of First Instance.-During the yearly court vacation, the judges of first instance not specially assigned to vacation duty shall be upon vacation leave. In case of those who are assigned to vacation duty, they shall be entitled to vacation leave at any subsequent time for the same number of days that they spend on vacation duty but not exceeding one month per year, said leave being cumulative; but the total amount of leave that can accumulate to the credit of a judge of first instance at any one time shall not exceed ten months, which said judge may enjoy, including the one month of court vacation or the one month's leave in lieu thereof, if, in the opinion of the Department Head, the exigencies of the service permit."
SEC. 2. This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

Approved, September 9, 1955.

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