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[Act No. 1647, (1907-05-16)](https://lawyerly.ph/laws/view/l4b98)
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[ Act No. 1647, May 16, 1907 ]

AN ACT AMENDING SECTION SEVEN HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-NINE OF ACT NUMBERED ONE HUNDRED AND NINETY, PROVIDING FOR FEES FOR GOVERNORS, SHERIFFS, AND OTHER PERSONS SERVING PROCESS.

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

Section 1. Section seven hundred and eighty-nine of Act Numbered One hundred and ninety is hereby amended by adding at the end thereof the following proviso:
"Provided,  however,  That  in  serving  summons and copy of complaint upon defendants, if copy of the complaint is furnished by the officer, there shall be charged for each one hundred words in excess of three hundred and fifty words in the original complaint, in each copy of the complaint served, five cents; but if copy of complaint for each defendant is furnished by the complainant no additional fee shall be charged for said copy."
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, May 16, 1907.

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