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[Act No. 1404, (1905-10-13)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l3f4f)
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[ Act No. 1404, October 13, 1905 ]

AN ACT PROVIDING THAT PROVINCIAL TREASURERS SHALL PERFORM THE DUTIES OF LOCAL LAND OFFICERS.

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

SECTION 1. Provincial treasurers, under the direction of the Chief of the Bureau of Public Lands, and pursuant to section fifty-two of the Act of Congress approved July first, nineteen hundred and two, entitled "An Act temporarily to provide for the administration of the affairs of civil government in the Philippine Islands, and for other purposes," shall perform the duties of local land officers in their respective provinces. Each province shall constitute a land district.

SEC. 2. The Chief of the Bureau of Public Lands is hereby authorized to make such rules and regulations, subject to the approval of the Secretary of the Interior, as may be necessary and proper for the purpose of carrying the provisions of this Act into full force and effect.

SEC. 3. 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. 4. This Act shall take effect on its passage.

Enacted, October 13, 1905.

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