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[Act No. 1649, (1907-05-17)](
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[ Act No. 1649, May 17, 1907 ]


By authority of the United States, be it enacted by the Philippine  Commission  that:
SECTION 1. All of the territory comprised in the Island of Marinduque, Province of Tayabas, formerly constituting the Province of Marinduque, is hereby declared to be the subprovince of Marinduque, forming a part of the Province of Tayabas. There shall be a lieutenant-governor for the said subprovince, to be appointed by the Governor-General, with the advice and consent of the Philippine Commission.  He shall have his office in the municipality of Boac and shall receive an annual salary of one thousand four hundred and forty pesos, payable monthly from funds of the sub-province hereinafter provided for; he shall represent the provincial governor in the subprovince and shall carry out the legal orders of that official transmitted to him from time to time; he shall inspect the municipalities of the subprovince at least once every six months and at such other times as may be necessary and shall make report of such inspections to the provincial board through the provincial governor: he shall make such recommendations to the provincial board, through the provincial governor, as he shall deem necessary for the best interests of the subprovince; he shall employ and discharge, with the approval of the provincial board, all subordinate employees of the subprovince that may be authorized by the board; lie shall be the custodian of the public records and documents of the subprovince; and, in general, he shall exercise in the subprovince of Marinduque, subject to the supervision of the provincial governor, the powers and duties conferred upon a provincial governor by the Provincial Government Act.

SEC. 2. The provincial government of Tayabas is hereby authorized to establish a permanent subomce of the provincial treasury of Tayabas at Boac, Island of Marinduque, and to provide adequate quarters for the said suboffice.

SEC. 3. Seventy per centum of all taxes, imposts, or fines collected on and after April first, nineteen hundred and seven, in behalf of the Province of Tayabas in the subprovince of Marinduque, under the provisions of existing law, or of laws which may hereafter be enacted, shall remain in the subtreasury of Marinduque for the sole use and benefit of the inhabitants of the subprovince; and the remaining thirty per centum of such collections shall be transmitted to the provincial treasury of Tayabas and shall inure to the general funds of the province.

SEC. 4. The funds provided for the subprovince of Marinduque Expenditure of shall be expended on resolution of the provincial board of Tayabas, and the deputy of the provincial treasurer in charge of the sub-treasury  shall make payments from funds of the subprovince only by direction of the lieutenant-governor of the subprovince, accompanied by a certified copy of the resolution of the provincial board authorizing the expenditure. The salary of the deputy of the provincial treasurer in charge of the provincial subtreasury at Boac and the salaries of the deputies of the provincial treasurer in the municipalities of the subprovince of Marinduque shall be paid from the funds of such subprovince.

SEC. 5. All Acts or parts of Acts in conflict herewith are hereby repealed.

SEC. 6. 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. 7. This Act shall take effect on August tenth, nineteen hundred and seven.

Enacted, May 17, 1907.